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- Yoshizawa, Chihiro, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Food control 2012 v.27 no.2 pp. 269-274
- bacterial spores; cerium; culture media; environmental factors; epigallocatechin; flavanols; food industry; food preservation; mechanism of action; spore germination; spore-forming bacteria; vegetative cells; vegetative growth
- ... Spore-forming bacteria form highly stress-resistant spores in environmental conditions that are deleterious to growth, such as nutrient limitation, and are thus of particular concern in the food and beverage industry. Control of these bacteria is extremely important for food and beverage preservation. Catechins exhibit antibacterial action against the vegetative cells of a range of bacterial speci ...