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Title: Antimicrobial activity of the bark extracts of Entada abyssinica (Omwoolola)
Author: Nambatya, Mary Grace
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1993
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Abstract:
Various extracts of Entada abyssinica stem/root bark have been shown to have antimicrobial activity using organisms : Staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus megaterium, Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger and Tricophyton mentagrophytes on solid media. Chromatographic analysis of the bark extracts of different trees (according to age), showed them to contain in common the components responsible for the observed antimicrobial activity with differences observed in minor bands not of antimicrobial importance.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Kulika Charitable Trust
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.358119  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Medicinal plants
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