Effect of different extraction procedures on antimicrobial activity of marine bivalves: A comparison

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dc.contributor.author Sharma, S.
dc.contributor.author Chatterji, A.
dc.contributor.author Das, P.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-17T11:49:17Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-17T11:49:17Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, vol.32(1); 77-83
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3447
dc.description.abstract Anti-bacterial activity was evaluated in different crude extracts of five commercially important edible marine bivalves, namely Meretrix casta (Chemnitz), Polymesoda (Geloina) P. erosa (Solander), Perna viridis (Linnaeus), Crassostrea gryphoides (Schlothim) and Villorita cyprinoides (Grey), collected from the coast of Goa (India). Three different procedures, viz. methanol (MeOH), PBS and acid-enzyme hydrolysis (AEH), were used to prepare the extracts. The efficacy of the extraction procedure was assessed on the antimicrobial activity. Antimicrobial assay was carried out against 8 bacterial strains (3 Gram positive and 5 negative bacteria) and 1 species of fungi. The AEH extracts showed higher activity against the tested organisms as compared to MeOH and PBS extracts. The findings of the present study confirmed that the antimicrobial activity in bivalves appeared to be dependent on the extraction process. Considerable interspecies variation was also observed
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
dc.rights Copyright Universiti Putra Malaysia Press[2009]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject marine molluscs
dc.subject chemical extraction
dc.subject antimicrobial activity
dc.subject commercial species
dc.title Effect of different extraction procedures on antimicrobial activity of marine bivalves: A comparison
dc.type Journal Article


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