Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2009

Pages :   131-133

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Anti Tuberculous Activity and Various Enzyme Activities of Rimelia Reticulata



Address:   R Meera*, P Devi , B Madhumitha and B Kameswari
K.M.College of Pharmacy, Madurai -625107 Tamilnadu, India.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Bioassay guided fractionation of the Acetone, Benzene and Usnic acid (column ether extract) of Rimelia reticulata using drugs sensitive strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro resulted in the Anti-TB activity. In enzyme activity the particular enzymes used are Amylase, Urease, Trypsin and Papain with standard inhibitors. For Amylase and Urease the Usnic acid and crude ether extracts shown 100% inhibition. For Trypsin and Papain alcohol extract shown 100% inhibition , in this study. The standard inhibitor for Amylase, Trypsin and Papain is Mercuric chloride. For Urease is P-chloro mercuric benzoate. Preliminary phytochemical screening was performed and different phytochemical constituents present in the extracts were identified.
KEYWORDS:
Rimelia reticulata, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Enzymes, Various extracts.
Cite:
R Meera, P Devi , B Madhumitha, B Kameswari. Anti Tuberculous Activity and Various Enzyme Activities of Rimelia Reticulata. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2(1): Jan.-Mar. 2009; Page 131-133.
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