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Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of the essential oil of Artemisia echegarayi Hieron. (Asteraceae).

@article{Laciar2009AntibacterialAA,
  title={Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of the essential oil of Artemisia echegarayi Hieron. (Asteraceae).},
  author={Anal{\'i}a L. Laciar and M Ruiz and Roberto Carrizo Flores and Jos{\'e} Roberto Saad},
  journal={Revista Argentina de microbiologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={
          226-31
        }
}
Artemisia echegarayi Hieron. (Asteraceae) is commonly known in Argentina as "ajenjo". Many studies report high efficacy of essential oils against food-borne pathogenic bacteria. The antimicrobial activity and minimal inhibitory concentration of A. echegarayi essential oil were evaluated against seven bacterial species of significant importance in food hygiene, by using the disc diffusion assay and the micro-well dilution method, respectively. Volatile components of the extract were analyzed by… 

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