Evaluation of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic effects of Holothuria scabra from the North Coast of the Persian Gulf.

@article{Mohammadizadeh2013EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic effects of Holothuria scabra from the North Coast of the Persian Gulf.},
  author={Flora Mohammadizadeh and M Ehsanpor and M. Afkhami and Amin Mokhlesi and Aida Khazaali and Sh. Montazeri},
  journal={Journal de mycologie medicale},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={225-9}
}
Bioactive compounds of the gonad, respiration tree, and body wall of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra collected from the North Coast of the Persian Gulf were extracted using ethyl acetate, methanol and water-methanol mixtures. Extracts were evaluated for their antibacterial and antifungal activities against Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli. The activity was determined using the disc diffusion test. Cytotoxic activities of… CONTINUE READING