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Fitoterapia. 2007 Dec;78(7-8):590-2. Epub 2007 Jul 3.

Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of aqueous extract of Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) seeds.

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Fruit and Vegetable Technology Department, Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysore-570 020, India. attar2010@yahoo.com

Abstract

Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) seeds aqueous extract was screened for antioxidant and antibacterial activities. The antioxidant activities (reducing power, DPPH and liposome model system) showed a good antioxidant activity. The extract was also found to possess antibacterial activity with a MIC values with respect to Listeria monocytogenes and Yersinia enterocolitica found to be 750 and 1000 ppm, respectively. The antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of the extract implicate its potential for natural preservation.

PMID:
17651916
DOI:
10.1016/j.fitote.2007.06.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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