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Biological properties of Cucurbita maxima extracts

How, Fiona Ni Foong and R., Ahmad M. and Arief Ichwan, Solachuddin Jauhari (2016) Biological properties of Cucurbita maxima extracts. In: The 14th Symposium of Malaysian Society of Applied Biology (MSAB 2016), 29th–31st May 2016, Melaka.

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Abstract

Peel, pulp and seeds of Cucurbita maxima were extracted from aqueous (water) and phosphate buffered saline (PBS) at incubated temperature of 37 deg C similar to normal human physiological temperature to investigate the potential of these extracts as antibacterial agents and cytotoxic agents using antibacterial susceptibility assay against six pathogenic bacteria of gram positive and negative and cytotoxic assay against Human non-small cell lung carcinoma cell line (H1299). The phytochemical contents of all the extracts were determined to correlate with their biological properties.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 6467/54398
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cucurbita maxima, phytochemical, antibacterial activity, cytotoxic assay
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Depositing User: Dr Fiona How
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 10:03
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017 10:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54398

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