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Antifungal Activities of Phyto Compounds from Mitracarpus villosus (Sw.) DC from Abuja, Nigeria

  title={Antifungal Activities of Phyto Compounds from Mitracarpus villosus (Sw.) DC from Abuja, Nigeria},
  author={Mercy Itohan Aboh and Busayo Olalekan Olayinka and G. O. Adeshina and Peters O. Oladosu},
  journal={Journal of Microbiology Research},
In recent years, there has been a gradual revival of interest in the use of medicinal plants in developing countries because herbal medicines have been reported to be well tolerated when compared with synthetic drugs. The powdered plant was screened for phyto-compounds. Crude tannins, phenols and saponins were extracted from the plant and quantified. Antifungal activities of the tannin, phenol and saponin extracts of Mitracarpus villosus against clinical isolates of Candida albicans, Candida… 
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