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- Nakayama, Motokazu, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Food control 2012 v.25 no.1 pp. 225-232
- Escherichia coli O157; Staphylococcus aureus; bacteria; catechin; electron microscopes; enzyme activity; enzyme substrates; green tea; polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis; secretion; sodium chloride; surface proteins; survival rate
- ... The mechanism of the combined anti-bacterial effect of green tea extract (GTE) and NaCl against Staphylococcus aureus NBRC 13276 and Escherichia coli O157:H7 was investigated. After treatment for 1 h, GTE was more effective against S. aureus than E. coli O157:H7, and combined GTE/NaCl treatment caused greater cellular damage in S. aureus NBRC 13276, where it was bactericidal, than E. coli O157:H7. ...