Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 160

Table of Content: March 2012; 4(3)

March 2011

Antimicrobial activity of six selected plants against some strains of pathogenic organisms

  Crude ethanolic extracts selected six Nigerian plants based on ethnobotanical reports of their antifungal and antibacterial actions were subjected to phytochemical and antimicrobial screening. All the six plants namely Acalypha fimbriata, Glaphae brevis, Vernonia amygdalina, Struchium sparganophora, Celosia argentea and Amaranthus spinosus were screened against strains...

Author(s):   Kasim L. S., Ayodele Olatunde, Effedua H. I., Adejumo O. E., Ekor M. and Fajemirokun T. O.

March 2011

Antimicrobial activities of total alkaloids extracted from some Nigerian medicinal plants

  The antimicrobial activity of the total alkaloids from five medicinal plants namely Jatropha curcas, Calotropis procera, Magifera indica, Carica papaya and Psidium guajava, commonly used in northern Nigeria for the treatment of various ailments was evaluated using disc diffusion assay. The extracts were used against three bacterial isolates and two fungal isolates...

Author(s): S. GARBA and S. O. OKENIYI