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Effect of Mesua ferrea Linn. flower extract on Salmonella.

  title={Effect of Mesua ferrea Linn. flower extract on Salmonella.},
  author={Rupa Mazumder and Sujata Ghosh Dastidar and Saumya Priya Basu and Avijit Mazumder},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  volume={43 6},
Based on its traditional uses in folk medicine, the whole flower extract of Mesua ferrea Linn. was tested for its in vitro antimicrobial efficacy against five different strains of Salmonella spp. All the strains were found to be highly sensitive to the extract, MIC of the extract against each organism being 50 microg/ml. The extract was tested in vitro for its mode of antibacterial activity against S. Typhimurium NCTC 74 and it was found to be bactericidal in action. In vivo studies of this… 

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