Antifungal potentials of Luffa cylindrica (Roem) ethyl acetate leaf extract

@article{Aboh2020AntifungalPO,
  title={Antifungal potentials of Luffa cylindrica (Roem) ethyl acetate leaf extract},
  author={Mercy Itohan Aboh and Solomon Ameh Fidelis and O. P. Oladosu and Gbonjubola Olusesan Adeshina and Busayo Olalekan Olayinka and Stephen Olayeni Olonitola},
  journal={The Journal of Phytopharmacology},
  year={2020},
  volume={9},
  pages={178-187}
}
Background: Plants remain as an untapped reservoir of potentially useful chemical compounds. Objectives: The objectives of this study were to evaluate the in vivo antifungal activities, bioautographic profile and in vitro mechanism of action. Methods: The in vivo antifungal activity was investigated against Candida albicans and Trichophyton rubrum in Wistar rats. Thin layer bioautographic profile of the ethyl acetate extract was assessed using agar overlay method. The possible in vitro… 
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