Tasmannia stipitata as a Functional Food/Natural Preservative: Antimicrobial Activity and Toxicity

@inproceedings{Harta2014TasmanniaSA,
  title={Tasmannia stipitata as a Functional Food/Natural Preservative: Antimicrobial Activity and Toxicity},
  author={C. Harta and Pavithra Ilanko and J. Sirdaartaa and Paran Rayan and Pauline Ann McDonnell and I. E. Cocka},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: Tasmannia stipitata (Dorrigo pepper) is an endemic Australian plant with a history of use by indigenous Australians as a food. It is taxonomically related to Tasmania lanceolata which has documented therapeutic properties as well as uses for food flavouring. Methods: T. stipitata solvent extracts were investigated by disc diffusion assay against a panel of bacteria and fungi. Their MIC values were determined to quantify and compare their efficacies. The ability to inhibit the… CONTINUE READING

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