In vitro control of Staphylococcus aureus (NCTC 6571) and Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) by Ricinus communis L.

@article{Jeyaseelan2012InVC,
  title={In vitro control of Staphylococcus aureus (NCTC 6571) and Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) by Ricinus communis L.},
  author={Emmanuel C. Jeyaseelan and P T Justin Jashothan},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 9},
  pages={717-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate antibacterial activity of hot and cold ethanol and methanol leaf extracts of Ricinus communis L (R. communis) against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) (NCTC 6571) and Escherichia coli (E. coli) (ATCC 25922). METHODS Leaf powder of R. communis L. was extracted with hot (in Soxhlet) and cold ethanol and methanol, separately. The antibacterial activity of the extracts was determined by agar well diffusion and macro broth dilution methods. The extracts were also subjected… CONTINUE READING
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