Der Pharma Chemica
Journal for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Computational Chemistry


Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Lantanilic Acid Isolated from Lantana camara Linn

Author(s): Suryati, Mai Efdi, Syntia Hardianti Oktavia, Hermansyah Aziz

In this study antimicrobial and antifungal activities test have established by disk diffusion method. Antibacterial activity was tested againts Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermis as a gram positive bacteria, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a gram negative bacteria and antifungal activity againts Candida albicans which thrive in the mouth. The research that has been done shows that lantanilic acid is active againts Staphylococcus aureus bacteria and very active againts Candida albicans fungus but inactive againts Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus epidermis bacterial.