Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002327
Title: Antibacterial activity of phytochemicals against oral bacteria
Category: Pharmacology
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    Microbial resistance to most of the antibiotics commonly used to treat oral infections has been documented. The resistance of microorganisms against the traditional antibiotics needs urgent attention for the development of the new drug molecules. It is well documented from ancient times that active principles from plant origin have been used as medicines for various diseases and microbial infections. The effect of plant extracts on bacteria has been studied by a large number of researchers in different parts of the world. The antimicrobial activity of phytochemicals against oral bacteria has been reviewed here.

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    Jacob Mathew Philip1 *, L. Jeyanthi Rebecca2 , Helen Mary Abraham3 , C. J. Venkatakrishnan3 , Chitra R. Chandran4 , Anbuselvi 2

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    1 Department of Dental Sciences, BIHER, Bharath University, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biotechnology, BIHER, Bharath University, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu,

    3 Department of Prosthodontics, Tagore Dental College, Rathinamangalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    4 Department of Periodontics, Tagore Dental College, Rathinamangalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Jacob Mathew Philip, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Bharath University, 173, New Agaram Road, Selaiyur, Chennai – 600 073, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Jacob Mathew Philip1 *, L. Jeyanthi Rebecca2 , Helen Mary Abraham3 , C. J. Venkatakrishnan3 , Chitra R. Chandran4 , Anbuselvi 2

    Title:Antibacterial activity of phytochemicals against oral bacteria
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10(7)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (1091-1093)
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    Methodology:Oral bacteria
    Research Materials:Phytochemicals

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Oral bacteria Phytochemicals Phytodentistry

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