Antimikrobno dejstvo limonena
Antimicrobial activity of limonene
van Griensven, Leo JLD
Vukojević, Jelena B.
Ristić, Mihailo S.
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In this article we investigated antibacterial and antifungal activities of limonene against 7 bacterial and 19 fungal species. Antibacterial activity and Candida albicans were investigated by on TLC plates, while antifungal activity was tested by micro- and macrodilution tests. Limonene showed antimicrobial activities against all microorganisms tested. The best results were obtained against Micrococcus luteus, Streptococcus epidermidis, S. aureus and Salmonella typhimurium, in concentration of 5 ml. Limonene exhibited antifungal activity in concentration of 8.0 - 13.0 ml/ml in macrodilution and 6.0-10.0 ml/ml in microdilution method.
Keywords:Limonene; Limonen; antimicrobial activity; antimikrobna aktivnost
Source:Lekovite sirovine, 2003, null, 23, 83-88