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

Wiart, C. and Hannah, N.A. and Yassim, M. and Hamimah, H. and 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
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 04:08
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2014 02:10
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3564

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