Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3799

Table of Content: 3 August 2014; 8(29)

August 2014

Comparative antimicrobial activity of Acacia nilotica L. leaves extracts against pathogenic bacteria and fungi

The comparative in vitro antimicrobial activity of ethanol and chloroform leaves extracts from Acacia nilotica L. was studied. Leaves extracts exhibited considerable bacteriostatic activity against two Gram-positive and three Gram-negative strains. The antimicrobial action was compared with the effect of doxycycline antibiotic. The maximum zone of inhibition of 29 mm diameter was observed in Escherichia coli with...

Author(s): Amjad ur Rahman, Abdul Shakoor, Gul Zaib, Abdul Samad Mumtaz, Yasir Ihtesham and Abdul Aziz Napar

August 2014

Biosynthesis, regulation and properties of plant monoterpenoids

Monoterpenes are a big family of natural products which are well-known as the constituents of the essential oils and defensive oleoresins of the aromatic plants. In addition to ecological roles in pollinator attraction, allelopathy and the plant defense, monoterpenes are used extensively in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Monoterpenes are widely spread in plants, from algae and fungi to monocots and...

Author(s): Parvin Ramak, Shahrokh Kazempour Osaloo, Mozafar Sharifi, Hassan Ebrahimzadeh and Mehrdad Behmanesh