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Antimicrobial effects of garlic ( Allium sativum L . )

@inproceedings{Strika2016AntimicrobialEO,
  title={Antimicrobial effects of garlic ( Allium sativum L . )},
  author={Strika},
  year={2016}
}
Garlic (Allium sativum L.) is a plant from the family of arcs (Aliaceae). It is a herbaceous plant with height of 20-40 cm, a bulb of strong odour and pungent taste. Sulphur compounds in garlic are responsible both for its strong smell, and for its medicinal properties. The undamaged plant contains alliin (S-allyl-L-cysteine sulfoxide). Allin is a soluble, crystal, odourless compound. It is a cysteine derivative and has antimicrobial properties. Standardized garlic powder contains 1.3% of allin… 

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