Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2009, Volume: 2, Issue: 3, Pages: 1-4
N. Shanmugavalli1 , V. Umashankar1 and Raheem2
1PG Department of Bioinformatics, SRM University, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India.
2PG Department of Biochemistry, PGP College of Arts and Science, Nammakal, India.
*Author for the correspondence:
PG Department of Bioinformatics, SRM University, Chennai,
Tamil nadu, India
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Vanilla planifolia is a popular orchid species and the present study investigates its antimicrobial activity against few pathogenic bacteria. The active ingredient of the Vanilla extract was resolved by HPLC and the compounds identified were flavonoid and alkaloid in nature.
Keywords: Orchid-Vanilla planifolia, antimicrobial activity, HPLC
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