BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF PLANTS COLLECTED IN THE ALGERIAN SAHARA

  • KHADRA MAIZA A,B, ARLETTE LONGEON C, VICTORIA HAMMICHE A, MICHELE GUYOT C, FADILA BENABDESSELAM-MAIZA B * A.LABORATOIRE DE BOTANIQUE MEDICALE, DEPARTEMENT DE PHARMACIE, *FACULTE DE MEDECINE, ALGER, ALGERIE. B.LABORATOIRE DE BIOTECHNOLOGIES VEGETALES ET ETHNOBOTANIQUE, FACULTE SCIENCES DE LA NATURE ET DE LA VIE, UNIVERSITE A/MIRA DE BEJAIA 06000, BEJAIA, ALGERIE. C.LABORATOIRE DE CHIMIE, UMR 5154 C.N.R.S., USM 502, MUSEUM NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE, 63 RUE BUFFON, 75005 PARIS, FRANCE. Corresponding author’s e-mail: fadilamaiza@yahoo.fr

Abstract

Nine extracts (dichloromethane, methanol, water) of three plants: Ammodaucus leucotrichus C. et D. (Apiaceae), Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. (Poaceae), Matricaria pubescens (Desf.) Schultz. (Asteraceae) collected in the Algerian Sahara were screened for antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxic activity, as well as inhibitory activity towards two key enzymes PLA and elastase.

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How to Cite
VICTORIA HAMMICHE A, MICHELE GUYOT C, FADILA BENABDESSELAM-MAIZA B *, KHADRA MAIZA A,B, ARLETTE LONGEON C,. BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF PLANTS COLLECTED IN THE ALGERIAN SAHARA. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 52, may 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/105>. Date accessed: 24 july 2017.

Keywords

Ammodaucus leucotrichus, Cymbopogon schoenanthus, Matricaria.