African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 103

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of the antibacterial activities of leaf extracts of Achyranthus aspera

Asmamaw Habtamu*
  • Asmamaw Habtamu*
  • Department of Biology, Debre Markos University, Ethiopia.
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Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
  • Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
  • Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology Department, Addis Ababa, University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 16 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 22 February 2016
  •  Published: 28 February 2017

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