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Phenolics Constituents of Different Types of Propolis and their Antimicrobial Activities

Author(s): Mokhtar Benhanifia, Wessam M. Mohamed.

Abstract:

Propolis is identified as natural resource with effective biological and pharmacological activities. Here, we will discuss the plant sources, chemical composition, biological activities and toxicity of different types of propolis. Propolis is considered as a natural remedy against resistant microorganisms with a promising usage in the near future, but further studies should be conducted to investigate its therapeutic role.

Keywords: Antimicrobial, antibacterial and infection, biological activity, propolis, phenolics.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 13
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2015
Page: [17 - 27]
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.2174/2211352513666150318234853