Biodegradable gelatin-chitosan films incorporated with essential oils as antimicrobial agents for fish preservation.

  title={Biodegradable gelatin-chitosan films incorporated with essential oils as antimicrobial agents for fish preservation.},
  author={Joaqu{\'i}n G{\'o}mez-Estaca and A L{\'o}pez de Lacey and Mar{\'i}a Elvira L{\'o}pez-Caballero and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen G{\'o}mez-Guill{\'e}n and Pilar Montero},
  journal={Food microbiology},
  volume={27 7},
Essential oils of clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Miller), cypress (Cupressus sempervirens L.), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.), herb-of-the-cross (Verbena officinalis L.), pine (Pinus sylvestris) and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) were tested for their antimicrobial activity on 18 genera of bacteria, which included some important food pathogen and spoilage bacteria. Clove essential oil showed the highest inhibitory effect, followed by… CONTINUE READING


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