Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-MB-0000123
Title: In vitro anti-Fungal activity of benzene and hydro-alcoholic leaves extract of Albizia lebbeck
Category: Microbiology
Section: Research Article
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    Objective: The present study was aimed to evaluate the in vitro anti-Fungal activity of benzene and hydro-alcoholic leaves extract of Albizia lebbeck. Materials and methods: Preliminary phytochemical investigations were carried out for qualitative detection of phytoconstituents by standard procedures, anti fungal activity of benzene and hydro-alcoholic leaves of Albizia lebbeck plant extracts was compared with that of standard Flucanozole (10µg/ml) by measuring the diameter of the Zone of Inhibitions of test and standard samples. Results: Hydro-Alcoholic extract (1000µg/ml) obtained from leaves of Albizia lebbeck showed excellent activity on comparing to that of standard drug Fluconazole (10µg/ml) and benzene extract. Conclusion: In conclusion the present study supports the traditional medicine use of Albizia lebbeck plant extracts in treating different infections caused by pathogenic fungi either by using a single or combined extracts.

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    Ch. Lalithaa*, K.B.V. Rohithb, Md. Mohasinb, B. Suman kumarb, B. kishore kumarb. U.Vivek kumarc

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    a* Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore - 524002, Nellore Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India.
    b Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore - 524002, Nellore Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India
    c Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore - 524002, Nellore Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India.


    *Corresponding author.
    Mrs. Ch. Lalitha
    Asst. Professor,
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
    Narayana Pharmacy College,
    Nellore – 524 002,
    Nellore Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India.
    E-mail: lalithachembeti@gmail.com

    Received on:21-11-2013; Revised on: 08-12-2013; Accepted on:16-01-2014

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    Author:

    Ch. Lalithaa*, K.B.V. Rohithb, Md. Mohasinb, B. Suman kumarb, B. kishore kumarb. U.Vivek kumarc

    Title:In vitro anti-Fungal activity of benzene and hydro-alcoholic leaves extract of Albizia lebbeck
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):8 (February)
    Year:2014
    Page No: (192-195)
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    Methodology:Anti-fungal activity
    Research Materials:Albizia lebbeck.

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Anti-Fungal activity benzene hydro-alcoholic leaves extract Fluconazole Albizia lebbeck.

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