EFFECT OF FREE AND BOUND FLAVONOIDS FROM WRIGHTIA TINCTORIA (ROXB) R. BR. LEAVES ON SKIN PATHOGENS

@inproceedings{Kumar2013EFFECTOF,
  title={EFFECT OF FREE AND BOUND FLAVONOIDS FROM WRIGHTIA TINCTORIA (ROXB) R. BR. LEAVES ON SKIN PATHOGENS},
  author={T. Senthil Kumar and D. Venkappayya and Vilambi N.R.K. Reddy and Rajappan Manavalan},
  year={2013}
}
The causative agents of skin infection are bacteria, fungi and in specific dermatophytes. Many infectious diseases have been treated with plant extracts. The free and bound flavonoids fractions of Wrightia tinctoria (Roxb) R.Br. (Apocynaceae), leaves were tested against 10 bacterial, 3 fungal and 4 dermatophytic strains affecting the skin using disc diffusion and broth micro dilution method. The free flavonoidal extract showed maximum activity against Bacillus subtilis (gram positive), Proteus… CONTINUE READING

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