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Antibacterial effect of the glucose oxidase-glucose system on food-poisoning organisms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2561954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The antibacterial effect of the glucose oxidase-glucose system was studied on food-poisoning organisms including Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella infantis, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Campylobacter jejuni, Listeria monocytogenes and Yersinia enterocolitica using automated turbidometry. The bacteria were grown in sterile-filtered meat medium which was either raw or heat-denaturated. The results showed a clear growth inhibition with combinations of 0.5-1.0 mg/ml glucose and 0.5-1.0 IU/ml glucose oxidase. The growth inhibition was more effective in the heat-denaturated meat medium. The most resistant pathogens were Campylobacter jejuni and Listeria monocytogenes, however growth inhibition was still evident. The possible application of the glucose oxidase-glucose system in food products inhibiting the growth of pathogens and spoilage organisms is discussed.
M Tiina; M Sandholm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of food microbiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0168-1605     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Food Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1989 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-10-12     Completed Date:  1990-10-12     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412849     Medline TA:  Int J Food Microbiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
Food Research Laboratory, Technical Research Centre, Espoo, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Bacillus cereus / drug effects
Bacteria / drug effects*,  growth & development
Campylobacter fetus / drug effects
Clostridium perfringens / drug effects
Culture Media
Enterobacteriaceae / drug effects
Foodborne Diseases / microbiology*,  prevention & control
Glucose / pharmacology*
Glucose Oxidase / pharmacology*
Listeria monocytogenes / drug effects
Staphylococcus aureus / drug effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Culture Media; 50-99-7/Glucose; EC Oxidase

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