Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3834

Full Length Research Paper

Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Blumea lanceolaria (Roxb.)

Vineet Kumar Mishra, Ajit Kumar Passari, K. Vanlalhmangaihi, Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar and Bhim Pratap Singh*
Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl-796004, Mizoram, India.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Received: 06 November 2014
  •  Accepted: 23 January 2015
  •  Published: 25 January 2015


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