Editor-in-Chief Hatice Kübra Elçioğlu Vice Editors Levent Kabasakal Esra Tatar Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Bimonthly (Six issues / year) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 1996 , Vol 12 , Issue 2
Antibacterial and antifungal effects of Heliotropium hirsutissimum
Dehen Sür-Altıner,Elçin Gürkan,Ümran Sarıboyacı,Meltem Uzun,Ertan Tuzlacı
Heliotropium species have been used as chloretic, antipyretic and cicatrizing.

In this study, the antibacterial and antifungal effects of petroleum ether, chloroform and ethanol extracts, prepared from the aerial parts of Heliotropium hirsutissimum Grauer (Boraginaceae) are investigated.

Inhibition zones have been found against Candida albicans, C. tropicalis, C. pseudotropicalis and C.guilliermondii among the 6 yeasts and against only strain of Staphylococcus aureus among the 8 bacteria investigated. Keywords :

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