In-vitro antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of selected medicinal plant extracts from Penang Island Malaysia on metronidazole-resistant-Helicobacter pylori and some pathogenic bacteria

@inproceedings{Uyub2010InvitroAA,
  title={In-vitro antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of selected medicinal plant extracts from Penang Island Malaysia on metronidazole-resistant-Helicobacter pylori and some pathogenic bacteria},
  author={Abdul M. Uyub and Ikenna N. Nwachukwu and Noor Ayuni Ahmad Azlan and Shaida S. Fariza},
  year={2010}
}
  • Abdul M. Uyub, Ikenna N. Nwachukwu, +1 author Shaida S. Fariza
  • Published 2010
Helicobacter pylori is the major agent in the etiology of chronic active gastritis, duodenal and gastric ulcers and has been linked to gastric carcinoma. The increasing antibiotic resistance of this organism and other bacteria has led to increased treatment failures, especially in therapies involving commonly used antibiotics. Malaysia has an unexplored potential of medicinal plants. This study evaluates the in-vitro antimicrobial activity of 32 selected medicinal plants used in Malaysian… CONTINUE READING
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