FITOTERAPIA, vol.78, no.3, pp.253-254, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Centaurea aladagensis, human pathogenic microorganism, antimicrobial activity
Yıldız Technical University Affiliated:
Composition of the water-distilled oil of the aerial parts of Centaurea aladagensis, endemic in Turkey, was analysed by GC-MS. Hexadecanoic acid (39.3%), caryophyllene oxide (6.6%) and hexahydrofamesyl acetone (4.3%) were found as main constituents in the oil. The oil was tested against 7 human pathogenic microorganisms. (C) 2007 Published by Elsevier B.V.