Abstract

Eleusine Corocana (Gaertn) Stem Fat: A Potential Antimicrobial Agent

Author(s): Shailendra Badal

The fat isolated from the stem of Eleusine corocana (Gaertn) (Natural order-Gramineae) has been found to be very active against the bacteria Bacillus anthraces, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella newport, Salmonella richmond, Salmonella staneley, Salmonella pullorwn, Staphylococcus aureus, Stroptococcus agalactiae, and Vibrio cholerae, whereas it was also found to be active against Aspergillus flavour, Aspergilius fumigatus, Aspergillus niger, Fusarium oxysporum, Microspermum gypsum, Penicillium digitatum, Penicillium notatum, Rhizipus stolonifera and has good scope for use as antimicrobial agent.


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