BIO057 Antibacterial activity of essential oils of oregano and cloves and their major compounds

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  • Fernanda Cristina Bérgamo Alves
  • Bruna Fernanda Murbach Teles Machado
  • Lidiane Nunes Barbosa
  • Ary Fernandes Junior

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Essential oils are volatile compounds from part of the secondary metabolites of plants, acting as a defense mechanism. Several chemical components are present in the oils such as terpenes, monoterpenes, polyphenols, some of those components can represent more than 70% of the oil composition, such as eugenol in the essential oil of cloves and carvacrol in the essential oil of oregano. Essential oils are being studied for their antimicrobial activity against fungi and bacteria, and this activity may be related to its isolated compound, as the majority.

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28-12-2012

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Alves, F. C. B., Machado, B. F. M. T., Barbosa, L. N., & Junior, A. F. (2012). BIO057 Antibacterial activity of essential oils of oregano and cloves and their major compounds. Revista Eletrônica De Farmácia, 9(1), 1. Recuperado de https://revistas.ufg.br/REF/article/view/21921

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