African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5230

Full Length Research Paper

Antibacterial activity of Andrographis paniculata Nees against selective human pathogens

V. Baby Shalini*
  • V. Baby Shalini*
  • Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar- 608002, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India
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J. Sriman Narayanan
  • J. Sriman Narayanan
  • Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar- 608002, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India
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  •  Received: 06 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 13 April 2015
  •  Published: 22 April 2015

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