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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Phenolic Composition, Antibacterial And Antioxidant Activities Of Brazilian Red Propolis [composição Fenólica, Atividade Antibacteriana E Antioxidante Da Própolis Vermelha Brasileira]
Author: Cabral I.S.R.
Oldoni T.L.C.
Prado A.
Bezerra R.M.N.
De Alencar S.M.
Ikegaki M.
Rosalen P.L.
Abstract: Propolis is a resinous hive product collected by honeybees from various plant sources. It has a complex chemical composition, constituted by various phenolic compounds. Extracts of increasing polarity (n-hexane, chloroform, and ethanol) were obtained from a sample of red propolis from the state of Alagoas. Assays were carried out for determination of contents of phenolics, along with antibacterial and antioxidant activities. The EEP, fractions and sub-fractions showed strong biological activities and were related with phenolic the content compounds contents. The sub-fractions were more bioactive than the EEP and fractions, demonstrating that the antioxidant and antibacterial activities are not a result of synergistic effect between the various chemical compounds in propolis.
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Date Issue: 2009
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