A REVIEW ON ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF VARIOUS Avicennia SPECIES

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R. KAMALAMBIGESWARI
K. SANGEETHA
S. KANIMOZHI

Abstract

Mangrove crops were used in drugs for folklore. Mangroves are woody trees and shrubs that develop in tropical and subtropical intertidal areas. A. marina, frequently referred to as gray mangrove or white mangrove, is a mangrove species categorized as Acanthaceae (formerly Verbenaceae or Avicenniaceae) crop genus. It happens in the intertidal regions of estuarine areas, as with other mangroves. The A. marina samples have more effective antioxidant activity. This survey report views on various antimicrobial and phytochemical activities of Avicennia species.

Keywords:
Mangrove trees, antimicrobial, Avicennia sp.

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KAMALAMBIGESWARI, R., SANGEETHA, K., & KANIMOZHI, S. (2020). A REVIEW ON ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF VARIOUS Avicennia SPECIES. PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 20(23-24), 1233-1237. Retrieved from https://www.ikprress.org/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/4863
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