In vitro antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiviral activities of the essential oil and various extracts from herbal parts and callus cultures of Origanum acutidens.

@article{Skmen2004InVA,
  title={In vitro antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiviral activities of the essential oil and various extracts from herbal parts and callus cultures of Origanum acutidens.},
  author={M{\"u}nevver S{\"o}kmen and Julia P Serkedjieva and Dimitra Daferera and Medine Gulluce and Moschos Polissiou and Bektaş Tepe and H. Askin Akpulat and Fikrettin Şahin and Atalay Sokmen},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={3309-12}
}
The essential oil and various extracts obtained from Origanum acutidens and methanol extracts (MeOH) from callus cultures have been evaluated for their antioxidative, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties. The essential oil exhibited strong antimicrobial activity with a significant inhibitory effect against 27 (77%) of the 35 bacteria, 12 (67%) of the 18… CONTINUE READING