Author(s): Latifa Nasser A. Abdulqawi, Syed Atheruddin Quadri


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00061.5   

Address: Latifa Nasser A. Abdulqawi1*, Syed Atheruddin Quadri2
1Department of Zoology, Maulana Azad Collage, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India.
2Department of Zoology, Maulana Azad Collage Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Campus, Aurangabad, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

The present study comprises screening some phytochemical compounds, antimicrobial activity and antioxidant activity in methanolic and aqueous extracts of Tribulus terrestris L fruits. The phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of alkaloids, Tannins, Glycosides, Flavonoids, Saponins, and Phenols. A well-diffusion method determined the antibacterial effect of T. terrestris extracts against both Gram-positive (Staphylococcus auras and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ATCC43300 (MRSA), and Gram-negative bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Escherichia coli ATCC25922. The methanolic extract was the most active extract against tested bacteria with a minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) value of 6.25mg/ml. An antioxidant activity using DPPH assay showed that IC50 of methanolic and aqueous extracts were 3.94µg/ml and 22.45µg/ml, respectively).

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Latifa Nasser A. Abdulqawi, Syed Atheruddin Quadri. Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antioxidant activities of Tribulus terrestris L. Fruits. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(1):331-336. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00061.5

Latifa Nasser A. Abdulqawi, Syed Atheruddin Quadri. Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antioxidant activities of Tribulus terrestris L. Fruits. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(1):331-336. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00061.5   Available on:

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