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Prunus mume extract exhibits antimicrobial activity against pathogenic oral bacteria

By R Wong, LP Samaranayake, CJ Seneviratne, T Herath, R Kao and U Hagg

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Abstract no. 1088Objectives: Prunus mume (Japanese Apricot, a species of Prunus) is an edible fruit, particularly common in Asia, and also serves as an ingredient of traditional Chinese medicine. In the present study we focused on the antimicrobial properties of Prunus mume (PM) extract against a number of key oral pathogens implicated in dental caries and periodontal disease ...link_to_OA_fulltextThe International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 88th General Session and Exhibition 2010, Barcelona, Spain, 14-17 July 2010

Publisher: International Association for Dental Research.
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:hub.hku.hk:10722/125755
Provided by: HKU Scholars Hub
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