Antimicrobial activity of food-compatible plant extracts and chitosan against naturally occurring micro-organisms in tomato juice.

@article{Giner2012AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of food-compatible plant extracts and chitosan against naturally occurring micro-organisms in tomato juice.},
  author={Manuel J. Giner and Salud Vegara and Lorena Funes and N{\'u}ria Mart{\'i} and Domingo Saura and Vicente Micol and Manuel Valero},
  journal={Journal of the science of food and agriculture},
  year={2012},
  volume={92 9},
  pages={1917-23}
}
BACKGROUND Chitosan (AC) and five hydroalcoholic extracts from Lithospermum erythrorhizon (SE), Rheum palmatum (RE), Thymus vulgaris (AT), Lippia citriodora (PLX) and a mixture of Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia lavandulifolia and Thymus mastichina (LA) were tested for antimicrobial activity against bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi using two broth dilution methods. The effects of adding single extracts on naturally occurring micro-organisms and sensory qualities of raw tomato juice were… CONTINUE READING

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