Antimicrobial Activity of Neem (Azadirachta Indica) Leaf Extracts
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- Neem Extracts, Ethanol, Phytochemical Screening, M Roseus, E Coli, B Licheniformis, M Luteus, S Aureus, MIC Test
- Mohapatra, Anannya; Kanchana, Parijatham; Ranjan, Dr. Mala; Horta, Sr. Sandra; Monica, ; Kavita, ; Priyanka,
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- Neem ethanol and water extracts were prepared by using soxhlet apparatus and Hydro distillation respectively. Then these extracts were screened for the presence of different phytochemicals. . Tannins, Flavonoids, Terpenoids, Saponins and Steroids have shown positive result in neem ethanol extracts. Extracts were then tested for the antimicrobial activity against M.roseus, E.coli, B.licheniformis, M.luteus, and S.aureus by MIC test. After the MIC test Ethanol extract of Azadirachtaindica found highly effective against Micrococcus roseus and Escherichia coli compare to other organisms. The zone of inhibition found to be 9.5mm for E.coliand 8.5mm for M.roseus.
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