Antimicrobial Activity of Some Indigenous Plants of Bangladesh

Authors

  • Mohammad S Rahman Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
  • Mohammed Z Rahman Department of Pharmacy, The University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh
  • Md Abdul Wahab Department of Skin & Veneral Diseases, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
  • Rasheduzzaman Chowdhury Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad A Rashid Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/dujps.v7i1.1213

Keywords:

Antimicrobial activity, Disc diffusion method.

Abstract

The antimicrobial activity of methanol extracts of 17 plant species of Bangladesh was evaluated by the agar disc diffusion method. Among those, eight plant extracts exhibited potent antimicrobial activity against a wide variety of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria and fungi at a concentration of 400 μg /disc.

Key words: Antimicrobial activity, Disc diffusion method.

DOI = 10.3329/dujps.v7i1.1213

Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 7(1): 23-26, 2008 (June)

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Mohammad A Rashid, Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka,
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

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Rahman, M. S., Rahman, M. Z., Wahab, M. A., Chowdhury, R., & Rashid, M. A. (2008). Antimicrobial Activity of Some Indigenous Plants of Bangladesh. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(1), 23–26. https://doi.org/10.3329/dujps.v7i1.1213

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