Garlic (Allium sativum) as an anti-Candida agent: a comparison of the efficacy of fresh garlic and freeze-dried extracts.

@article{Lemar2002GarlicS,
  title={Garlic (Allium sativum) as an anti-Candida agent: a comparison of the efficacy of fresh garlic and freeze-dried extracts.},
  author={Katey M Lemar and Michael Patrick Turner and David Lloyd},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={398-405}
}
AIMS To determine the effects of fresh and freeze-dried extracts of Allium sativum on the physiology and morphology of Candida albicans. METHODS AND RESULTS Inhibition of growth in glucose-yeast extract-peptone was measured using a multiwell plate reader. Scanning and transmission electron microscopy investigations indicated loss of structural integrity. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of extracts was employed to separate and quantify putative inhibitory sulphur-containing components… CONTINUE READING
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