Niksić Miomir

Antibacterial activity of aromatic plants essential oils from Serbia against the Listeria monocytogenes

Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade-Zemun (1,2,3,4,5)


The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of selected essential oils for the control of the growth and survival of pathogenic bacteria Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19112 and Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19115, which are of significant importance in food hygiene. Essential oils extracted from Salvia officinalis L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Majorana hortensis Moench., Thymus vulgaris L., Carum carvi L., Pimpinella anisum L. and Coriandrum sativum L. were evaluated.

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Antioxidant activities of herbs, fruit and medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum extracts produced by microfiltration process

Faculty of Agriculture, Institute for Food Technology and Biochemistry, Belgrade-Zemun (1,3,4,6)
Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade (2)
Faculty of Technology, Leskovac (5)


This paper presents kinds of extraction and cross-flow filtration of composition of 46 healthful and aromatic herbs, 8 fruits and fungi Ganoderma lucidum. Those extracts are part of Bitter 55, which have significant antioxidant capacity. Antioxidative activities of plant extracts have been determined by DPPH test using method of Blois. Bitter 55 which was kept at the green bottle in the dark has EC50 = 141.07 μl/ml and it was stable during 150 days.

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