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Antimicrobial properties of berries

Puupponen-Pimiä, Riitta (2007) Antimicrobial properties of berries. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 3 (1), pp. 11-12.

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Summary

Berries, especially their antimicrobial properties, have been studied intensively at VTT over the past ten years in several research projects. In these in vitro studies phenolic berry extracts of common Nordic berries selectively inhibited the growth of harmful bacteria and human intestinal pathogens, without affecting the growth of beneficial lactic acid bacteria.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:antimicrobial properties, berries
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Research affiliation: Finland > Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu/filebank/files/20070409$210108$fil$3BGHMDxHaPL0C49DUdoA.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:15993
Deposited On:18 Aug 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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