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Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Myrtus Communis L berries growing wild in Algeria

M Toauibia

Abstract


The development of microbial resistance to antibiotics is a global concern. The present study was carried out to determine the composition and the antimicrobial potential of the essential oil of Myrtus communis L. against 13 pathogenic strains responsible of many infections. The results show that levels of MIC observed range from 0.563 to 36 mg/ml. 




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v7i2.1
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