Phytochemical and Biological Investigations of Phyllanthus reticulatus

Mohammad A Rashid, Taslima Begum, Mohammad S Rahman
2007 Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Scopoletin (1) was isolated from the chloroform soluble fraction of a methanol extract of the stem bark of Phyllanthus reticulatus (Family: Euphorbiaceae). The petroleum ether, carbon tetrachloride and choloroform soluble fractions of this methanol extract were subjected to antimicrobial screening and brine shrimp lethality bioassay. All of the partitionates showed moderate to strong inhibitory activity to microbial growth while the chloroform soluble fraction showed strongest cytotoxicity
more » ... t cytotoxicity having LC 50 1.99 µg/ml.
doi:10.3329/dujps.v5i1.223 fatcat:quqp27p2ajhlphq3nn3lyyepiu