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Title: Antioxidant activity of honey samples from Trás-os-Montes and inhibitory effect of hydrogen peroxide on pathogenic yeast growth
Authors: Pereira, Ana Paula
Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.
Estevinho, Leticia M.
Issue Date: 2007
Citation: Pereira, A.P.; Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.; Estevinho, L.M. (2007) - Antioxidant activity of honey samples from Trás-os-Montes and inhibitory effect of hydrogen peroxide on pathogenic yeast growth. In II International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology (BioMicroWorld2007). Sevilha
Abstract: Honey has been used since ancient times in the treatment of respiratory infections and to heal wounds. These effects are related to its physical and chemical properties. The major antibacterial factor in honey is hydrogen peroxide, which is produced by glucose oxidase originating from hypopharyngeal glands of honey bees, and by catalase, which a originates from pollen
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/3700
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