Antimicrobial activity of Ammodaucus leucotrichus fruit oil from Algerian Sahara.

@article{ElHaci2014AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of Ammodaucus leucotrichus fruit oil from Algerian Sahara.},
  author={Imad Abdelhamid El-Haci and Chahrazed Bekhechi and Fewzia Atik-Bekkara and Wissame Mazari and Mohamed Gherib and Ange Bighelli and J. Garcia Casanova and F{\'e}lix Tomi},
  journal={Natural product communications},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={
          711-2
        }
}
Three fruit oil samples of Ammodaucus leucotrichus Cosson & Durieu from Algerian Sahara were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by GC(RI), GC-MS and 13C NMR spectroscopy. The main compounds were perillaldehyde (87.0-87.9%) and limonene (7.4-8.2%). The antimicrobial effect of the essential oil was evaluated against bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi. High antibacterial activity was observed against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus. Enterobacter cloaceae, Bacillus cereus and… CONTINUE READING