Antimicrobial and anti-oxidant potentials of marine sponges of South Andaman, India

Authors

  • M. Punnam Chander Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis, Reference, Research and Training in Leptospirosis, Port Blair 744101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0628-3227
  • Paluru Vijayachari Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis, Reference, Research and Training in Leptospirosis, Port Blair 744101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4939-3875

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjp.v13i1.34465

Keywords:

Andaman Islands, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Marine sponges

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Paluru Vijayachari, Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnosis, Reference, Research and Training in Leptospirosis, Port Blair 744101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Published

2018-01-15

How to Cite

Chander, M. P., and P. Vijayachari. “Antimicrobial and Anti-Oxidant Potentials of Marine Sponges of South Andaman, India”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 13, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 13-15, Jan 15, 2018, doi:10.3329/bjp.v13i1.34465.

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