Comparative phytochemical and microbiological studies for oil extracts of Australian and Chinese garlic
In this study the effect of distillation and solvent extraction methods were studied on many factors; oil percentage, physical and chemical properties, and percentage of decay of both Australian (white and red) and Chinese garlic. On the other hand, the antimicrobial effect of Australian and Chinese garlic plants was determined at various concentrations against Staphylococcus aureus ATCC®25923, Pseudomonas...
Characterization of heavy metal (cadmium and nickle) tolerant Gram negative enteric bacteria from polluted Yamuna River, Delhi
The presence of heavy metals in aquatic environments poses a serious environmental risk. The usage of heavy metal-tolerant bacteria may serve as a cost-effective tool for bioremediation of polluted water bodies. Thus, the present study aims at the isolation and characterization of heavy metal tolerant gram-negative bacteria collected from the polluted water of the river Yamuna, Delhi, India. The water samples were...