Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: October 2013; 5(10)

October 2013

Vernodalinol isolated from Struchium sparganophora (Linn) Asteraceae

Chemical investigation of anti-microbial and anti-fungal components of the leaves of Struchium sparganophora through the application of vacuum liquid chromatogtaphy (VLC), column liquid chromatography (CLC) and preparative thin layer chromatography (PTLC) resulted in isolation of a sesquiterpene lactone, vernodalinol. This compound was subjected to anti-fungal and cytotoxic tests. It exhibited a significant antifungal...

Author(s): Kasim L. S., Ukpo G. E. and Odukoya O. A.

October 2013

Biological properties of brittle star Ophiocnemis marmorata collected from Parangipettai, Southeast coast of India

The classes Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) and Asteroids (sea stars) belonging to phylum, Echinodermata are characterized by their toxic saponins content. The aim of the present observation was to study the antimicrobial, hemolytic and cytotoxic properties of crude extracts from Ophiocnemis marmorata. The antimicrobial activity of ethanol extract showed maximum zone of inhibition against Staphylococcus aureus (7.0 mm)...

Author(s): ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­K. Prabhu and S. Bragadeeswaran