UGM student Discover Bird Flu Vaccine From Mahkota Dewa

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REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA - Artina Prastiwi (22) students of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH) University of Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta find inhibiting virus vaccine H5N1 (bird flu) in poultry body. The vaccine was found coed Nglipar origin, Gunungkidul is derived from Mahkota Dewa fruit extract that is widely available in all corners of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY).

Thanks to the invention, a student at the end of this GMU won two predicate as well as funds in the race empirically by scientists and technology Society of Indonesia (MIPI) in Bogor, the end of January 2011 then. Two predicates are one race champion of research and research works best.

"Plants Mahkota Dewa numerous in many areas in DIY, even overwhelming. So far bird flu vaccines are all made from chemicals. In addition to expensive, it's also bad in the vaccinated birds, so I strive to create a vaccine discovery of herbal ingredients," he explained saaat chat at UGM, Thursday (3 / 3).

According to him, Mahkota Dewa fruit extracts contain saponin compounds that function to inhibit the development of the bird flu virus. This compound is in the right dose could inhibit the virus reached 87 percent. "beberapakali Through research, I finally found the proper dose to inhibit the virus effectively in poultry," he said.

Saponin concentration required to inhibit virus growth was 10 miugram / milliliter (ml). The vaccine used for poultry injected into its own only 0.2 ml.

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