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Preliminary phytochemical screening test of Garcinia griffithii plant

Kamal, Tara and Zuberdi, Ahmad Muzammil and Abdullateef, Raji Akintunde and Rahma, Muayad Salm and Omar, Muhammad Nor (2012) Preliminary phytochemical screening test of Garcinia griffithii plant. Innova Ciencia, 4 (4). pp. 68-74. ISSN 1333-114X

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Nowadays, researchers are focusing their attention towards folk medicine for developing better drugs against microbial infections. The present study aimed to evaluate the phytochemical constituents from Garcinia griffithii plant. The plant materials were extracted using solvents with different polarities (methanol, ethyl acetate and hexane). The solvent extracts were screened and the results of screening test for phytochemicals showed that, the presence of various metabolites in different solvents. only the phenolic groups were presented in hexane and ethyl acetate extracts, whereas, The methanol extract contains terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins and glycosides, and those chemical compounds possess antibacterial activities against pathogenic microorganisms.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6592/24436
Uncontrolled Keywords: G. griffithii, phytochemicals, antibacterial activities, medicinal plants
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Depositing User: Prof Dr Muhammad Nor Omar
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 09:20
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 09:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/24436

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