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Antibacterial activities of gallic acid and gallic acid methyl ester on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

@inproceedings{AlZahrani2012AntibacterialAO,
  title={Antibacterial activities of gallic acid and gallic acid methyl ester on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus},
  author={S. H. Al-Zahrani},
  year={2012}
}
Dried pomegranate peels were powdered and extracted by maceration in ethanol for 2 days at room temperature. The total ethanolic extracts were then successively partitioned to three parts to extract in a Soxhlet extractor with methyl acetate, -hexane and dichloromethane. The dried extracts were used to determine their antibacterial activity against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA and MSSA). All the peel extracts exhibited marked antibacterial activity. The antibacterial… Expand
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