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Antibacterial property of Hylocereus polyrhizus and Hylocereus undatus peel extracts.

@article{Nurmahani2012AntibacterialPO,
  title={Antibacterial property of Hylocereus polyrhizus and Hylocereus undatus peel extracts.},
  author={Mohd Maidin Nurmahani and Azizah Osman and Azizah Abdul Hamid and Farinazleen Mohamad Ghazali and Mohd Sabri Pak Dek},
  journal={international food research journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={77-84}
}
Food-borne diseases have always been a major concern to the consumers, food safety authorities and food industries. Hylocereus spp or Pitaya peels are normally treated as wastes and will be discarded during processing. In this study, the antibacterial activity of ethanol, chloroform and hexane extracts from Hylocereus polyrhizus (red flesh pitaya) and Hylocereus undatus (white flesh pitaya) peels against nine pathogens was evaluated using disc diffusion method and broth micro-dilution method… 

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