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Antimicrobial effects

Antimicrobial activity of broth ferm fermented with kefir grains

Kefir grains originate from the Caucasus region and are used for preparing beverages using sugar solution, milk, and fruit juice. As long as they are formed by a microbial consortium useful in the intestine, the produced drinks can be called ...

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Contaminación microbiológica y actividad antimicrobiana del azúcar de caña cristalizado sobre algunos agentes de interés médico en Costa Rica

Unrefined cristalised cane sugar, obtained after the filtration and evaporation of sugar cane juice has been used in the topic treatment of infected wounds, with satisfactory results even with some antibiotic-ressistant bacteria. No inhibitory effect was observed for A. niger ...

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Detection of antibacterial substances in some plant residues and their effect on certain micro-organisms

The effect of dry residues from several plants, belonging to different families on certain microorganisms in vitro and in vivo, was studied. Dry residues of paprica leaves, tomato tops, egg plant leaves, guava leaves, onion peels, garlic tops, wheat straw ...

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Determinacao da atividade antibacteriana de Kombucha preparado com quatro differentes acucarez comercias

Four different sugars were used for the preparation of Kombucha with green and black tea. Sucralose was not metabolized by the microorganism present in Kombucha. Refined sugar, muscovado and organic crystal sugar was metabolized, presenting significant antimicrobial activity, still to ...

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Evaluation of antileishmanial activity of trans-aconitic acid

TAA, an inhibitor of the enzyme aconitase, inhibits the growth of L. donovani promastigotes. Morphogenic transformation of the amastigote to the promastigote form in vitro was also inhibited by 2 m TAA. TAA also reduced multiplication of the parasite in ...

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Experimental visceral leishmaniasis - Role of trans-aconitic acid in combined chemotherapy

We previously reported the effectiveness of trans-aconitic acid (TAA) as an antileishmanial compound. Inhibitory effects of TAA along with other antileishmanial compounds on transformation and in vitro multiplication in macrophage cultures of Leishmania donovani have been assessed. The efficacy of ...

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Investigation of the antimicrobial activity of the extract of the leaves of sugar cane (Sacharaum officinarum)

The antibacterial and antifungal activity of the ethanolic, chloroform, n-hexane and ethyl acetate extract of the leaves of sugar cane (Sacharaum officinarum) was investigated. The antimicrobial activity was determined by the use of disc diffusion method. The crude extract was ...

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In-vitro anticoccidial potential of Saccharum officinarum extract against Eimeria oocysts

Present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of aqueous methanolic extract from Saccharum officinarum on the sporulation and morphology of oocysts of four Eimeria species (Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. mitis, E. brunetti) of poultry. Sporulation inhibition bioassay was ...

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La panela aporta a la medicina

The healing properties of panela were confirmed. A natural antiscaring product of Panela, named CINAPAL was developed and tested on 20 patients.

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Nutritional and antimicrobial evaluation of Saccharum officinarum consumed in Calabar, Nigeria

Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) stem pulp is widely consumed in Nigeria as a snack mainly for sugar content and is believed to possess some remedy against infectious diseases. This study therefore quantitatively evaluated the nutritional and chemical composition of the sugarcane ...

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Phytochemical and antimicrobial properties of the aqueous ethanolic extract of Saccharum officinarum (Sugarcane) bark

Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activities of the aqueous ethanolic extract of Saccharum officinarum were carried out. The antimicrobial activity was screened by disc diffusion method while the analysis of the different phytochemicals was carried out using standard methods. The result ...

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The disinfectant action of certain organic acids

The disinfectant action of organic acids, among them aconitic acid, is studied.

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Uridine pharmacokinetics of mitocnol, a sugar cane extract

We concluded that mitocnol effectively increases uridine levels in human serum. Randomized, placebo-controlled trials are currently testing NucleomaxX in order to evaluate its efficacy and safety in the prevention of NRTI induced lipoatrophy in HIV patients

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