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Autor: Jantakee, Kanyaluck; Tragoolpua, Yingmanee.
Título: Activities of different types of Thai honey on pathogenic bacteria causing skin diseases, tyrosinase enzyme and generating free radicals
Fonte: Biol. Res;48:1-11, 2015. graf, tab.
Idioma: en.
Projeto: Chiang Mai University. Faculty of Science; . The Thailand Research Fund-Research and Researchers for Industry; . Bee Products Industry Co.
Resumo: BACKGROUND: Honey is a natural product obtained from the nectar that is collected from flowers by bees. It has several properties, including those of being food and supplementary diet, and it can be used in cosmetic products. Honey imparts pharmaceutical properties since it has antibacterial and antioxidant activities. The antibacterial and antioxidant activities of Thai honey were investigated in this study. RESULTS: The honey from longan flower (source No. 1) gave the highest activity on MRSA when compared to the other types of honey, with a minimum inhibitory concentration of 12.5% (v/v) and minimum bactericidal concentration of 25% (v/v). Moreover, it was found that MRSA isolate 49 and S. aureus were completely inhibited by the 50% (v/v) longan honey (source No. 1) at 8 and 20 hours of treatment, respectively. Furthermore, it was observed that the honey from coffee pollen (source No. 4) showed the highest phenolic and flavonoid compounds by 734.76 mg gallic/kg of honey and 178.31 mg quercetin/kg of honey, respectively. The antioxidant activity of the honey obtained from coffee pollen was also found to be the highest, when investigated using FRAP and DPPH assay, with 1781.77 mg FeSO4•7H2O/kg of honey and 86.20 mg gallic/kg of honey, respectively. Additionally, inhibition of tyrosinase enzyme was found that honey from coffee flower showed highest inhibition by 63.46%. CONCLUSIONS: Honey demonstrates tremendous potential as a useful source that provides anti-free radicals, anti-tyrosinase and anti-bacterial activity against pathogenic bacteria causing skin diseases.
Descritores: Apiterapia
Flavonoides/análise
Mel/análise
Monofenol Mono-Oxigenase
Staphylococcus aureus Resistente à Meticilina/efeitos dos fármacos
Fenóis/análise
Pólen/química
-Antibacterianos/farmacologia
Antioxidantes/farmacologia
Compostos de Bifenilo
Café/química
Recuperação de Fluorescência Após Fotodegradação
Flores/química
Radicais Livres/análise
Mel/classificação
Testes de Sensibilidade Microbiana
Monofenol Mono-Oxigenase/antagonistas & inibidores
Monofenol Mono-Oxigenase/efeitos dos fármacos
Picratos
Pólen/classificação
Dermatopatias/microbiologia
Dermatopatias/terapia
Preparações Clareadoras de Pele/farmacologia
Tailândia
Fatores de Tempo
Viscosidade
Tipo de Publ: Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Responsável: CL1.1 - Biblioteca Central



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