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- Alvarez, Lourdes V., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology 2019 v.17 pp. 189-195
- Auricularia; Escherichia coli; Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy; Gram-negative bacteria; Staphylococcus aureus; antibacterial properties; antibiotic resistance; chitosan; fungi; plants (botany); sodium hydroxide; streptomycin; sulfates; temperature
- ... The threat of antimicrobial resistance continues to rise, hence the need for the discovery of new antibiotics, especially from alternative sources like plants, fungi and other organisms, also increases. In this study, chitosan is derived from Auricularia sp., and its antibacterial property, together with commercial chitosan, were evaluated against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Chitin ...