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Swarnali Nath Choudhury1, S.B. Paul2 and Biplab De3
1Department of Science And Technology, ICFAI University Tripura, Kamalghat, Agartala, Tripura, India.
2Department of Chemistry, Assam University, Dargakona, Silchar, Assam – 788 011, India.
3Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science And Technology, Abhoynagar, Agartala, Tripura – 799 005, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2011;5(2):987-991
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Received: 20/01/2011 | Accepted: 21/02/2011| Published: 31/10/2011

The antimicrobial activity of crude methanolic extracts of Neptunia prostrate along with phytochemical screening was tested against two gram positive bacteria: Bacillus pertusis and Staphylococcus aureus; two gram negative bacteria: Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholarae and one strain of fungus, Candida albicans by  using the paper disc agar diffusion method. The results showed activity against all bacterial pathogens, by recording zone of inhibition.


Neptunia prostrate, Antimicrobial, phytochemical potential

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