publication . Article . 2016

Effects of aqueous extract of Cinnamomum verum on growth of bread spoilage fungi

Monir Doudi; Mahbubeh Setorki; Zahra Rezayatmand;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: International Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences (issn: 2319-5886, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sumathi Publications
Abstract
Food waste has been identified as a considerable problem and bread is the most wasted food. This study aimed to evaluate In-vitro anti-fungal activity of cinnamon extract on bread spoilage fungi and to determine its anti-fungal effect in the bread slices. At first, the MIC and MFC values of the extract were determined against Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Penicillium chrysogenum, Penicillium notatum and Rhizopus oryzae. Then, Aspergillus sp was selected to assess antifungal activities of different doses of cinnamon extract in bread slices. Cinnamon extract at a dose of 64 mg/ml completely inhibited all standard and ...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: food and beveragesdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: R, Bread spoilage fungi, R5-920, MIC, Medicine (General), Aqueous extract of Cinnamomum, Medicine, MFC
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