Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-PS-0000858
Title: Antifungal activity of stem bark of Kigelia pinnata Linn.
Category: Pharmacological Screening
Section: Research Article
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    The effect of petroleum ether, chloroform and methanol extract of stem bark of Kigelia pinnata was investigated in different fungus i.e. Cryptococcus neoformans, Candida tropicalis, Trychophyton rubrum, Microsporum furfure, Epidermophyton floccosum to evaluate the antifungal activity. For this evaluation Sabouraud’s glucose broth media was used. All the three extracts exhibited antifungal activity. The chloroform extract showed significant antifungal activity; where as the petroleum ether and methanolic extract showed weak antifungal activity.

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    Author(s) Name:

    P.S. Jain * & D.P. Belsare

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    *Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,N.D.M.V.P.S. College of pharmacy, Gangapur road, Nashik,422 002 (MS)

    *Corresponding author.
    Dr.Pritam S. Jain
    Asst. Professor,
    *Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
    R.C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research,
    Karvand Naka, Shirpur Dist- Dhule
    425 405 (MS)

    Received on: 20-07-2009; Revised on: 21-08- 2009; Accepted on:05-10-2009

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    P.S. Jain * & D.P. Belsare

    Title:Antifungal activity of stem bark of Kigelia pinnata Linn.
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):1 (January 2009)
    Page No: (66-67)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology:Antifungal activity,minimal inhibitory concentration.
    Research Materials:Kigelia pinnata


Antifungal activity Kigelia pinnata minimal inhibitory concentration.

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