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International Journal of Pharmacology
  Year: 2005 | Volume: 1 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 296-298
DOI: 10.3923/ijp.2005.296.298
 
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16 α Hydroxy-(-)-kauran-19-oic Acid: An Antibacterial Diterpene from Sweet Apple (Annona squamosa L., Annonaceae)

Christophe Wiart , Ta Siang Au , Yusof Mohd , Hassan Hamimah and Mazdida Sulaiman

Abstract:
The methanolic extract of sweet apple (Annona squamosa L.) showed a good antibacterial activity against both ATCC and clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae. 16 α Hydroxy-(-)-kauran-19-oic acid, was identified as the compound responsible for the antibacterial activity of this plant.
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Christophe Wiart , Ta Siang Au , Yusof Mohd , Hassan Hamimah and Mazdida Sulaiman , 2005. 16 α Hydroxy-(-)-kauran-19-oic Acid: An Antibacterial Diterpene from Sweet Apple (Annona squamosa L., Annonaceae). International Journal of Pharmacology, 1: 296-298.

DOI: 10.3923/ijp.2005.296.298

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ijp.2005.296.298

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