alexa Abstract | Antibacterial activity of mushroom Osmoporus odoratus

Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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The petroleum ether, chloroform, acetone and water extracts of mushroom Osmoporus odoratus were selected for examine the antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by disc diffusion method using Muller Hinton agar media. And the extracts were compared with that of standard ampicillin (30 µg) and chloramphenicol (30 µg). The water extract alone showed antibacterial activity against the tested organisms and the results were comparable with that of ampicillin rather than chloramphenicol.

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Author(s): R Sivakumar T Vetrichelvan NN Rajendran M Indira Devi K Sundaramoorthi ASK Shankar S Shanmugam

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