Antimicrobial effect of mastic gum methanolic extract against Porphyromonas gingivalis.

@article{Sterer2006AntimicrobialEO,
  title={Antimicrobial effect of mastic gum methanolic extract against Porphyromonas gingivalis.},
  author={Nir Sterer},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={290-2}
}
  • Nir Sterer
  • Published 2006 in Journal of medicinal food
The antimicrobial effect of mastic gum, an ancient remedy for oral malodor, against Porphyromonas gingivalis, a known odorogenic periopathogenic oral bacterium, was tested using the agar diffusion test. Paper discs impregnated with mastic gum methanolic extract (MME) [0.5-4% (wt/vol)] produced inhibition zones of 10.5-13.7 mm, respectively, without showing… CONTINUE READING