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Khezri Ahmad Abad M, Reza i M, Zolfaghari M. Studying the possibility of using the extract of Entromorpha intestinalis in order to control some food-borne pathogens. FSCT 0; 13 (58) :81-91
URL: http://fsct.modares.ac.ir/article-7-4406-en.html
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In this study, the extract of Entromorpha intestinalis was exctracted using different solvents including water, chloroform, methanol, ethanol, hexane and acetone. Antibacterial and antifungal properties of these extracts were evaluated using a modified disk diffusion method. Microorganisms investigated in this research were included Gram-positive bacteria Lactococcus  lactis, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus subtilis, Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli and fungi Candida albicans. According to the results, the methanol and hexane extracts of this alga had the best activity against L. lactic. (p<0/05). Methanol and ethanol extracts had the best activity against L. monocytogenes (p<0/05). But for the others tested microorganisms  in this study, the extract of aceton exhibited the best inhibition zone (p<0/05). The extract of E. intestinalis possesses good antibacterial and antifungal activity against the investigated microorganisms and it could also used as a suitable natural antimicrobial compound.
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Received: 2015/03/26 | Accepted: 2015/10/28 | Published: 2016/12/21

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