Antimicrobial activity of tiger's betel (Piper porphyrophyllum NE Br., Piperaceae)

Wiart, C.; Hannah, N.A.; Yassim, M.; Hamimah, H.; Sulaiman, M. (2004) Antimicrobial activity of tiger's betel (Piper porphyrophyllum NE Br., Piperaceae). Phytotherapy Research, 18 (9). pp. 783-784. ISSN 1099-1573

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Abstract

The ethanol extract of leaves of Piper porphyrophyllum N.E. Br. showed a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity. The activity was increased on fractionation (hexane, dichloromethane and aqueous), particularly in the aqueous fraction. No activity was shown against tested Candida albicans.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Wiart, C.
  2. Hannah, N.A.
  3. Yassim, M.
  4. Hamimah, H.(Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
  5. Sulaiman, M.
Journal or Publication Title: Phytotherapy Research
Additional Information: Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Piper porphyrophyllum;Piperaceae;antibacterial activity;plants of Malaysia
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: hamimah hamimah hassan
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 12:08
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2014 10:10
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3564

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