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Antimicrobial activity of usnic acid on Squamarina lentigera lichen species

@inproceedings{CansaranDuman2012AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of usnic acid on Squamarina lentigera lichen species},
  author={Demet Cansaran-Duman and Mehmet G{\"o}khan Halıcı},
  year={2012}
}
Objective: Usnic acid extracted from Squamarina lentigera was tested for antimicrobial activities against seven bacteria including Bacillus megaterium, B. subtilis, Enterococcus faecalis (RSKK 508), Escherichia coli (ATCC 35218), Proteus mirabilis (Pasteur Ens. 235), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and usnic acid concentrations of this lichen species was determined. Method: 0.05 g of thalli of S. lentigera was added into 10 mL acetone and left for exraction at room temparature… Expand
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