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AASCIT Communications | Volume 1, Issue 2 | Jul. 30, 2014 online | Page:37-39
Working with Natural Products (Extracts): Certain Useful Suggestions to Avoid Trouble
Bioactive natural products is an important area of research, and a large number of researchers are engaged in screening natural products (crude extracts of natural origin) for desired bioactivity(ies). This article discusses some of the issues usually encountered in this area of research, and how they can be tackled.
Vijay Kothari, Institute of Science, Nirma University, Ahmedabad-382481, India.
Natural Products, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests, Post-Extract Effect,Precipitation, Abiotic Controls
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Arcticle History
Submitted: Jul. 5, 2014
Accepted: Jul. 25, 2014
Published: Jul. 30, 2014
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