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- Roshan, N.; Riley, T.V.; Knight, D.R.; Steer, J.H.; Hammer, K.A.
- Journal of applied microbiology 2019 v.126 no.2 pp. 468-479
- Clostridium difficile; Escherichia coli; Leptospermum scoparium; absorbance; adenosine triphosphate; allicin; antibacterial properties; antibiotic resistance; bulbs; cell membranes; cell suspension culture; cinnamon; garlic; mechanism of action; menthol; minimum inhibitory concentration; peppermint oil; propidium; protein synthesis
- ... AIMS: To investigate the mechanisms of action of natural products with bactericidal (cinnamon root powder, peppermint oil, trans‐cinnamaldehyde, menthol and zingerone) or bacteriostatic (fresh garlic bulb extract, garlic clove powder, Leptospermum honey and allicin) activity against two Clostridium difficile strains. METHODS AND RESULTS: Bactericidal products significantly reduced intracellular AT ...