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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:4, April, 2016

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(4): 202-211
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.504.025

Study on Metabolic Compounds of Gracilaria salicornia against Anti-Inflammatory Activity
Ranganayaki Paramsivam1, Susmitha Sudevan1, Shalini Sundar1, and VijayaraghavanRamasamy2*
1Dept. of Microbiology, Nehru Arts and Science College, T.M.Palayam, Coimbatore,
Tamil Nadu, India
2PSG Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India
*Corresponding author

This study investigated the medicinal value of red algae Gracilaria salicornia, arich source of bioactive compounds. The algal aqueous extract was analyzed for anti-bacterial and minimum inhibitory concentration against pathogens. The phytochemical analysis shows the presence of Alkaloids, Saponin, Phenols, Steroids, Proteins, Tannins, Flavonoids, Amino acids and absence of Terpenoids, Anthraquinone. The chromatographical analysis reveals the presence of possible metabolites. The purified active compounds through TLC and crude extract are subject to analyze the in vitro and anti-inflammatory activity and the crude algal extract was subjected for the in vivo anti- inflammatory activity. It was observed that the algal extract have the relatively active against inflammation.

Keywords: Gracilaria salicornia, Phytochemicals, TLC , Anti- inflammatory.

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Ranganayaki Paramsivam, Susmitha Sudevan, Shalini Sundar, and Vijayaraghavan Ramasamy. 2016. Study on Metabolic Compounds of Gracilaria salicornia against Anti-Inflammatory ActivityInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(4): 202-211. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.504.025
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