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International Journal of Tropical Medicine
Year: 2010 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 68-72
DOI: 10.3923/ijtmed.2010.68.72  
Phytochemical Detection and in vitro Evaluation of Tamarind Fruit Pulp for Potential Antimicrobial Activity
Dipali Y. Jadhav, Akshaya K. Sahoo, Jai S. Ghosh, Rahul C. Ranveer and Aruna M. Mali
 
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