Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography ISSN: 2324-8661

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Research Article, J Mar Biol Oceanogr Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Antimicrobial Activity of Marine Sponge Spongia officinalis Var. Ceylonensis Dendy

Vijai Lakshmi1* and Praveen Kumar Shukla2
1Medicinal and Process chemistry Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India
2Fermentation Technology Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India
Corresponding author : Vijai Lakshmi
Medicinal and Process chemistry Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow-226001, India
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Received: March 26, 2014 Accepted: July 07, 2014 Published: July 11, 2014
Citation: Vijai Lakshmi, Praveen Kumar S (2014) Antimicrobial Activity of Marine Sponge Spongia officinalis Var. Ceylonensis Dendy. J Mar Biol Oceanogr 3:3. doi:10.4172/2324-8661.1000131

Abstract

 Antimicrobial Activity of Marine Sponge Spongia officinalis Var. Ceylonensis Dendy

Bacterial infection is considered to be one of the most critical health issues of the globe. It is essential to overcome this problem by the development of new drugs with innovative mechanism of action. Plants herbal mixtures contributed a lot to human welfare and health, thus it provides a foundation for distinctive drug compounds. The utilization of plants various extracts with well known antimicrobial potential has significant value for therapeutic remedies. In our present exploration, the antibacterial and antifungal activities of marine sponges S. officinalis extract/fractions have been studied. The methanol extract of the sponge showed promising antimicrobial activity.

Keywords: Spongia officinalis; Sponge; Antimicrobial

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