Antimicrobial activity of fruits of Solanum nigrum and Solanum xanthocarpum.

  title={Antimicrobial activity of fruits of Solanum nigrum and Solanum xanthocarpum.},
  author={Khizar Abbas and Uzma Niaz and Talib Hussain and Muhammad Asif Saeed and Zeeshan Javaid and Arfat Idrees and Shahid Rasool},
  journal={Acta poloniae pharmaceutica},
  volume={71 3},
Current study was conducted to investigate antimicrobial activity of fruit extracts of two Solanaceous plants (Solanum nigrum and Solanum xanthocarpum) found in Pakistan. Petroleum ether, chloroform, dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, acetone, methanol and water were utilized for extraction. The highest percentages of polar components of both the species were extracted by water; little amount of non-polar components by petroleum ether while very low quantities by other solvents. Antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING


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