Comparative phytochemical evaluation , antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Pleurotus ostreatus

@inproceedings{Iwalokun2007ComparativePE,
  title={Comparative phytochemical evaluation , antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Pleurotus ostreatus},
  author={Iwalokun and Usen and Otunba and Olukoya},
  year={2007}
}
  • Iwalokun, Usen, +1 author Olukoya
  • Published 2007
This study scientifically examined the phytochemistry, antioxidant and antimicrobial potencies of two organic extracts of Pleurotus ostreatus. Generally, both extracts were effective against 89.8% of the isolates tested with Bacillus subtilis (7.6 – 7.8 mm), Escherichia coli (7.6 – 8.2 mm) and Saccharomycee cerevisae (10.5 – 10.8 mm) exhibiting highest gram ±ve, gram –ve and fungal susceptibilities by agar well diffusion method, respectively. However, petroleum ether extract (PE) exhibited… CONTINUE READING

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