Effect of Andrographolide on Proliferation of Mycobacterium canetti.

Effect of Andrographolide on Proliferation of Mycobacterium canetti.


Shrivastava A, Garg HK


Abstract

The present investigation deals with the anti-mycobacterial prospective values of Andrographolide against Mycobacterium canetti, commonly regarded as smooth variant of the tuberculosis. The bioactive compound andrographolide was extracted from the leaves of Andrographis paniculata. Employing different techniques viz. Zone of Inhibition, Disc Diffusion and Turbidometric Method, the MIC of andrographolide varied between 100 and 11.11µg/ml against the test organism (Garg & Shrivastava, 2013). The result suggested andrographolide compound to be a potent antibiotic against M. canetti, as good as any standard drug like isoniazid and fluoroquniolones.


Keywords

Mycobacterium canetti, Andrographolide, Andrographis paniculata, Tuberculosis


Cite This Article

Shrivastava, A., & Garg, H. K. (2014). Effect of Andrographolide on Proliferation of Mycobacterium canetti. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 3(1), 410-413.

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