Molecular and bioactive profiling of selected Eugenia species from Mauritius Island

@inproceedings{Brunchault2014MolecularAB,
  title={Molecular and bioactive profiling of selected Eugenia species from Mauritius Island},
  author={R. V. Brunchault and Joyce Govinden Soulange and Vijayanti Mala Ranghoo Sanmukhiya and Jean Claude Sevathian},
  year={2014}
}
The Eugenia genus is comprised of about 1011 species which share similar features resulting in the complexity of its taxonomy and nomenclature. E. crassipetala, E. kanakana, E. tinifolia and two undescribed Eugenia species all medicinal and endemic to Mauritius Islands were characterized using their phytochemical, bioactive and molecular profile. Biological activity was assessed using the broth microdilution assay and the DPPH assay. Significant minimal inhibitory concentration values of E… 

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