African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269

Full Length Research Paper

Screening of successive extracts of Amorphophallus konjac for antibacterial activity

Adnan Khokar
  • Adnan Khokar
  • Department of Biotechnology, JECRC University, Plot No. IS-2036 to 2039, Sitapura Industrial Area Extn, Near Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, Ramchandrapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303905. India.
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Ekta Menghani*
  • Ekta Menghani*
  • Department of Biotechnology, JECRC University, Plot No. IS-2036 to 2039, Sitapura Industrial Area Extn, Near Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, Ramchandrapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303905. India.
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  •  Received: 01 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 August 2015
  •  Published: 26 August 2015

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