Rakesh Raturi Harpreet Singh P. Bahuguna S. C. Sati P. P. Badoni


In the present study in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Prunus persica family rosaceae were carried out from the bark extract of the plant. The methanolic extract was tested for their antimicrobial study against gram positive and gram negative bacteria and for their antioxidant activity using scavenging activity of DPPH (1,1 diphenyl-2-picrylhydrozyl) radical method. The plant extract showed remarkable antibacterial and antioxidant activity.


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Antibacterial activity, Antioxidant activity, Prunus persica, Bacteria

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Raturi, R., Singh, H., Bahuguna, P., Sati, S. C., & Badoni, P. P. (2011). Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of methanolic extract of bark of Prunus persica. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 3(2), 312–314. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v3i2.205
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