Elliott Jeyaseelan

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate antibacterial activity of hot and cold ethanol and methanol leaf extracts of Ricinus communis L (R. communis) against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) (NCTC 6571) and Escherichia coli (E. coli) (ATCC 25922). METHODS Leaf powder of R. communis L. was extracted with hot (in Soxhlet) and cold ethanol and methanol, separately. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To reveal the antibacterial activity of sequentially extracted different cold organic solvent extracts of fruits, flowers and leaves of Lawsonia inermis (L. against) some pathogenic bacteria. METHODS Powders of fruits, flowers and leaves of L. inermis were continuously extracted with dichloromethane (DCM), ethyl acetate and ethanol at ambient(More)
Plants based natural products have been widely used as curative agents for variety of ailments since immemorial time. In this study, powered plant material, leaves of Pongamia pinnata sequentially extracted using petroleum ether, ethyl acetate, ethanol, methanol and water and the extracts were concentrated to dryness by evaporating the solvent at 40oC. In(More)
There is a world wide interest in searching for the safe and effective novel antibacterial compounds of plant origin for the control of plant pathogenic bacteria which is responsible for the great impact on the growth and productivity of agriculture crops. In this study an attempt was made to determine the in vitro antibacterial activity of sequentially(More)
In the U.S., commercial and residential buildings and their occupants consume more than 40% of total energy and are responsible for 45% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Therefore, saving energy and costs, improving energy efficiency and reducing GHG emissions are key initiatives in many cities and municipalities and for building owners and(More)
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