GC-MS ANALYSIS AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF FIXED OIL FROM SUDANESE PEGANUM HARMALA L. (ZYGOPHYLLACEAE).
- Sudan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Chemistry.
- Institute of Industrial Consultancy and Research
- Taibah University,Faculty of Science, Dept. of Chemistry
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This study was planned to identify and quantify the lipid composition of Sudanese Peganum harmala (L.) seeds and to evaluate the potential antimicrobial activity of the extracted fixed oil . GC- MS analysis of the fixed oil revealed the presence of : 9,12– octadecadienoic acid (49.76%),9-octadecenoic acid (19.30%) , hexadecanoic acid(10.86%), , methyl stearate(6.37%) beside other minor constituents. In cup plate agar diffusion assay, the oil was screened for antimicrobial activity against six standard human pathogens and promising results were obtained.
[Abdel Karim. M., Zohor,M. and Sufian,A. (2016); GC-MS ANALYSIS AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF FIXED OIL FROM SUDANESE PEGANUM HARMALA L. (ZYGOPHYLLACEAE). Int. J. of Adv. Res. 4 (6). 606-614] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/799 DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/799
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