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Chemical composition and antibacterial activities of the essential oils isolated from Juniperus thurifera L. var. Africana.
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PMID:  23297689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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This study describes the chemical composition and antibacterial activities of essential oils of Moroccan Juniperus thurifera L. var. Africana (Cupressaceae). The essential oil of dried leaves was isolated by hydrodistillation, vapohydrodistillation and microwaves. Sixty-four compounds in J. thurifera L. var. Africana oils were identified (79.9%, 92.4% and 98.4% of the oil, respectively). The most abundant compound in J. thurifera L. var. Africana oils is sabinene (38%, 36.2% and 39.4%). Antibacterial activities of J. thurifera essential oils was tested against bacteria Gram ( - ) and Gram (+). The oil is very active against all bacteria tested except Pseudomonas, which turned out to be very resistant.
Authors:
F Bahri; R Harrak; N Achak; A Romane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1478-6427     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat. Prod. Res.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101167924     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
a Laboratoire de Microbiologie et Biologie Végétal, Université de Mostaganem , Mostaganem , Algeria.
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