Characterisation of Antimicrobial Extracts from Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale) Using LC‐SPE‐NMR

  title={Characterisation of Antimicrobial Extracts from Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale) Using LC‐SPE‐NMR},
  author={O Kenny and Nigel P Brunton and Dean Walsh and Chandralal M. Hewage and Padraig Mcloughlin and Thomas Jot Smyth},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  pages={526 - 532}
Plant extracts have traditionally been used as sources of natural antimicrobial compounds, although in many cases, the compounds responsible for their antimicrobial efficacy have not been identified. In this study, crude and dialysed extracts from dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale) were evaluated for their antimicrobial properties against Gram positive and Gram negative bacterial strains. The methanol hydrophobic crude extract (DRE3) demonstrated the strongest inhibition of microbial growth… 

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