ANALISIS JENIS PIGMEN DAN UJI AKTIVITAS ANTIBAKTERI EKSTRAK PIGMEN XANTOFIL PADA ALGA COKLAT Sargassum polycystum (C.Agardh)

Darus S. J. Paransa, Kurnia Kemer, Antonius P. Rumengan, Desy M. H. Mantiri

Abstract


The separation of algae extracts in a Thin Layered Chromatography used Matsjeh method, covering plate preparation, sample application, plate development and visualization. In addition, the pigment types of brown algae, Sargassum Polycystum (C. Agardh), were β-caroten, pheofitine, chlorophyll-a and lutein. The pigment types of extracts dissolved difference were β-caroten, xanthofil (zeaxanthin and lutein), chlorophyll-a and chlorophyll-c. The antibacterial activity test used Kirby-Bauer method. Results indicated that the extracts of S. Polycystum, had antibacterial activity on four test bacteria, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella paratiphy b and Staphylococcus aureus.
Kata Kunci: Algae, Sargassum Polycystum, pigment and antibacterial

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