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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Antimicrobial activity of Byrsonima species (Malpighiaceae)
Author: Michelin, DC
Sannomiya, M
Figueiredo, ME
Rinaldo, D
dos Santos, LC
Souza-Brito, ARM
Vilegas, W
Salgado, HRN
Abstract: Byrsonima species, family Malpighiaceae, is popularly known as 'murici'. There are several properties attributed to the leaves of Byrsonima species including febrifuge, to treat gastrointestinal dysfunctions and skin diseases. In this work, the antimicrobial activity of Byrsonima fagifolia, B. basiloba and B. intermedia extracts obtained from the leaves were evaluated by using the disc-diffusion method. The results obtained showed that the methanol extracts of leaves had presented antimicrobial activity against all the microorganisms tested.
Subject: Malpighiaceae
antimicrobial activity
Country: Holanda
Editor: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Citation: Revista Brasileira De Farmacognosia-brazilian Journal Of Pharmacognosy. John Benjamins Publishing Company, v. 18, n. 690, n. 695, 2008.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2008
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