Antibacterial Activity of the Alkaloid-Enriched Extract from Prosopis juliflora Pods and Its Influence on in Vitro Ruminal Digestion

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Fernando F. de Oliveira; Mauro P. Figueiredo; Giovana C. Freitas; Herymá Giovane O. Silva; Luiz Cláudio A. Barbosa; Antônio Euzébio G. Santana; Dirceu Martins; Regina Geris; Lourdes C. Souza-Neta; Camilla Flávia P.G. da Silva; Edilene T. dos Santos; Mara Lúcia A. Pereira; Ronan Batista;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 14,issue 4,pages8,496-8,516 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3645758, doi: 10.3390/ijms14048496
  • Subject: antibacterial activity | Chemistry | <i> in vitro</i> ruminal digestion | juliprosine | QD1-999 | <i>Prosopis juliflora</i> pods | juliprosopine (juliflorine) | prosoflorine | Article | QH301-705.5 | Prosopis juliflora pods | feed additives | in vitro ruminal digestion | Biology (General)

The purpose of this study was to assess the in vitro antimicrobial activity of alkaloid-enriched extracts from Prosopis juliflora (Fabaceae) pods in order to evaluate them as feed additives for ruminants. As only the basic chloroformic extract (BCE), whose main constitu... View more
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