publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Inhibiting Listeria monocytogenes, Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Morganella morganii with Aqueous Methanol Extracts of Punica granatum and Galla chinensis

Wu, Jian;
Open Access
  • Published: 08 Dec 2014
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Listeria monocytogenes, Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Morganella morganii are closely related to foodborne illnesses caused by the consumption of seafood and ready-to-eat (RTE) food. Traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) have been widely studied as complementary and alternative medicines, and many of them have been verified to have antimicrobial properties. The purpose of this research was to study antimicrobial effects of plant extracts as potential preservatives in seafood products and to identify the primary antimicrobial compounds in plant extracts. Four plants, Pomegranate peel (PP, Punica Granatum L.), Chinese gallnut (CG, Galla chinensis), forsythia fruit (FS...
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Listeria monocytogenes, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Galla chinensis, pomegranate peel, forsythia, Scutellaria baicalensis, shrimp, tuna
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