Chemical and antimicrobial studies of Platycladus orientalis essential oils

Hassanzadeh, M. K. and Rahimizadeh, M. and Fazly Bazzaz, B. S. and Emami, S. A. and Assili, J. (2001) Chemical and antimicrobial studies of Platycladus orientalis essential oils. Pharmaceutical Biology, 39 (5). pp. 388-390.

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Abstract

The essential oils of fresh fruits and terminal branchlets with adherent leaves (leaves) of Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco, growing wild in Iran, were analyzed by GC-MS, and screened for bacteriostatic and fungistatic activities (MIC determination). Eighteen components were identified in the essential oils. The major constituents of both cases were α-pinene, sabinene, 3-carene, limonene and cedrol. The essential oil of leaves has no antimicrobial activity, while the essential oil from fruit showed a modest and slightly antimicrobial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Candida albicans and Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, respectively. The defatted ethanol extract of leaves and fruits were rich in flavonoids and tannins.

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Additional Information: Cited By :29 Export Date: 16 February 2020 CODEN: PHBIF Correspondence Address: Hassanzadeh, M.K.; Department of Medical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mashhad Univ. of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antimicrobial activity Cupressaceae Essential oil Minimum inhibitory concentration Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco Volatile components alcohol flavonoid limonene pinene plant extract Platycladus orientalis extract sabinene tannin derivative unclassified drug article Bacillus subtilis bacteriostasis bioassay branchlet Candida albicans controlled study drug screening Escherichia coli France fruit gas chromatography Iran mass spectrometry nonhuman plant leaf Staphylococcus aureus Candida Platycladus orientalis Staphylococcus
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib7 lib7
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2020 09:12
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2020 09:12
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/17006

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