In vitro evaluation of antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of some Tunesian vegetables

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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The aim of the present study was the investigation of antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of aqueous and methanolic extracts obtained fromsome Tunisian vegetables. The antimicrobial activity was evaluated by the microdilution method. Total phenolic contents were determined by theFolin-Ciocalteu colorimetric method. The antioxidant activity was evaluated using the DPPH assay.Among tested extracts, the methanolic extract of Apium graveolens had the best antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Candida kreusseiand Candida parapsilosis with MIC values ranging between 0.08 and 0.31 mg/…

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