Potency of Phytochemicals from Guava (Psidium guajava) Seeds against Escherichia coli to Cure Diarrhoea: An in silico Analysis

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Barsha Nayak
Lopita Mishra
Bibhu Prasad Mishra
Srimay Pradhan
Bhagyeswari Behera
Mukundjee Pandey


Machine learning to deep learning is the enduring upgrading in the pharmaceutical research field. Phytochemicals from Psidium guajava plant extract are traditionally used to cure Diarrhoea. The causative agent of the disease is Escherichia coli. To identify the secondary metabolites (ligand) which is the main responsive compound that have the capacity to inhibit the growth of microorganism was carried by molecular docking method “Biovia Discovery Studio”. “High positive values of -CDOCKER energy and -CDOCKER interaction energy” suggested that Heptadecanoic acid can effectively deactivate the shikimate dehydrogenase enzyme thereby interrupting the life cycle of the organism.

Phytoconstituents, Psidium guajava, Escherichia coli, diarrhea.

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Nayak, B., Mishra, L., Mishra, B. P., Pradhan, S., Behera, B., & Pandey, M. (2020). Potency of Phytochemicals from Guava (Psidium guajava) Seeds against Escherichia coli to Cure Diarrhoea: An in silico Analysis. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(9), 110-113. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2020/v32i930538
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