Antimycobacterial activity of some Turkish plants

TOSUN F., Kizilay C. A., Şener B., Vural M., Palittapongarnpim P.

Pharmaceutical Biology, vol.42, no.1, pp.39-43, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13880200490505465
  • Journal Name: Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-43
  • Keywords: Antimycobacterial activity, Buxus sempervirens, Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


In this study, 70% ethanol extracts from 98 different plant species distributed among 21 families were evaluated for antimycobacterial activity. Sempervirine was isolated from Buxus sempervirens with a minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of 6.25 μg/ml.