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Vol. 6, Issue 7 (2017)

A review on antibacterial activity of alkaloids from Sida acuta

Author(s):
Mathew George, Lincy Joseph and Anjitha Aravind
Abstract:
Sida acuta is a shrub indigenous to pantropical regions. The plant is widely used for its various pharmacological properties. Among compounds of pharmacological interest occurring in the plant, are indoloquinoline alkaloids. The aim of the present study was to investigate the antibacterial activity of alkaloids of S. acuta. The alkaloids had a good antibacterial activity against the test microorganisms. In the agar-well diffusion assay, highest inhibition zone diameters were recorded with Gram-positive bacteria.
Pages: 1029-1031  |  652 Views  29 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mathew George, Lincy Joseph, Anjitha Aravind. A review on antibacterial activity of alkaloids from <em>Sida acuta</em>. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(7):1029-1031.
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