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An antimicrobial activity of Stevia rebaudiana extracts

By Tereza Mlatečková

Abstract

This master thesis is oriented on study antimicrobial effects extracts and macerates from cure Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni. Teoretical part describes basic information about plant Stevia, summary of health significant matters contained in Stevia and posobilities preparing extracts from Stevia. Antimicrobial effects extracts and macerates from cure Stevia were testing on food-borne bacteria (Bacillus cereus and Micrococcus luteus) and yeasts (Geotrichum candidum and Hansenula anomala). Microorganism, extracts and macerates were chosen on basis previous study (Study of antimicrobial effects Stevia Rebaudiana extracts, Eva Rakovská). For screening antimicrobial activity were determined the growth curves by using turbidimetrie for bacteria and direct treetment metod of cells number for yeasts. Antimicrobial effects were confirmed aplication with diffusion pit method on the agar ranges. From the results flow the testing extracts and macerates from stevia analysed antimicrobial effects. The best effect was demostrated on macerates and the most sensitive was bacteria Micrococcus luteus with the best inhibitoring effects

Topics: antimikrobiální účinky; growth curve; antimicrobial effects; Geotrichum candidum; Bacillus cereus; růstová křivka; Hansenula anomala; Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni; Micrococcus luteus
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta chemická
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:invenio.nusl.cz:216422
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