Antimicrobial properties of allium species.

@article{Kyung2012AntimicrobialPO,
  title={Antimicrobial properties of allium species.},
  author={K. Kyung},
  journal={Current opinion in biotechnology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          142-7
        }
}
  • K. Kyung
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in biotechnology
The antimicrobial activity of Allium species has long been recognized, with allicin, other thiosulfinates, and their transformation products having antimicrobial activity. Alliums are inhibitory against all tested microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. Alliums inhibit multi-drug-resistant microorganisms and often work synergistically with common antimicrobials. Allium-derived antimicrobial compounds inhibit microorganisms by reacting with the sulfhydryl (SH) groups of… Expand
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