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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 5
First page : (595) Last page : (599)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5875

In vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Fruit Extract of Aegle marmelos (Bael)

Nandedkar P. H.*, Sonawane P. A. and Chavan V. K.
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Mahatama Gandhi College of  Agriculture Biotechnology  Pokharni, Nanded-  431602
*Corresponding Author E-mail: nandedkarph2014@gmail.com
Received: 15.09.2017  |  Revised: 17.10.2017   |  Accepted: 18.10.2017  


Aegel marmelos is commonly known as Bael, is a species of tree native to India. The tree has religious importance, The tree belongs to family rutaceae. Various parts of tree   such as leaves,fruit, seeds,bark and roots has medicinal properties.  The present study aimed with evaluation of methanolic fruit extract for phytochemicals and antimicrobial activity,Phytochemical screening indicates the  presence of flavonoids, phenols, saponins and other phytochemicals. Extract has low to moderate antimicrobial activity against gram positive,gram negative  bacteria and fungus.

Key words: Aegel maemelos, Bael, Medicinal properties, Phytochemicals, Antimicrobial activity.

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Cite this article: Nandedkar, P.H., Sonawane, P.A. and Chavan, V.K., In vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Fruit Extract of Aegle marmelos (Bael), Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(5): 595-599 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5875