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Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of propolis collected by three different races of honeybees in the same region.
J Ethnopharmacol 2005; 99(1):69-73JE

Abstract

The chemical analysis and antibacterial activity of three types of propolis collected three different races of Apis mellifera bee in the same apiary were investigated. Propolis samples were investigated by GC/MS, 48 compounds were identified 32 being new for propolis. The compounds identified indicated that the main plant sources of propolis were Populus alba, Populus tremuloides and Salix alba. The antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans was evaluated. Ethanolic extracts of propolis samples showed high antibacterial activity against Gram-positive cocci (Staphylococcus aureus), but had a weak activity against Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and yeast (Candida albicans). Propolis sample collected by Apis mellifera caucasica showed a higher antibacterial activity than collected by Apis mellifera anatolica and Apis mellifera carnica.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Erciyes University, S.Cikrikçioğlu Vocational College, Department of Beekeeping, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey. silicis@erciyes.edu.trNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

15848022

Citation

Silici, Sibel, and Semiramis Kutluca. "Chemical Composition and Antibacterial Activity of Propolis Collected By Three Different Races of Honeybees in the Same Region." Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol. 99, no. 1, 2005, pp. 69-73.
Silici S, Kutluca S. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of propolis collected by three different races of honeybees in the same region. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;99(1):69-73.
Silici, S., & Kutluca, S. (2005). Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of propolis collected by three different races of honeybees in the same region. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 99(1), pp. 69-73.
Silici S, Kutluca S. Chemical Composition and Antibacterial Activity of Propolis Collected By Three Different Races of Honeybees in the Same Region. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 May 13;99(1):69-73. PubMed PMID: 15848022.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of propolis collected by three different races of honeybees in the same region. AU - Silici,Sibel, AU - Kutluca,Semiramis, PY - 2004/11/01/received PY - 2005/01/19/revised PY - 2005/01/26/accepted PY - 2005/4/26/pubmed PY - 2005/8/18/medline PY - 2005/4/26/entrez SP - 69 EP - 73 JF - Journal of ethnopharmacology JO - J Ethnopharmacol VL - 99 IS - 1 N2 - The chemical analysis and antibacterial activity of three types of propolis collected three different races of Apis mellifera bee in the same apiary were investigated. Propolis samples were investigated by GC/MS, 48 compounds were identified 32 being new for propolis. The compounds identified indicated that the main plant sources of propolis were Populus alba, Populus tremuloides and Salix alba. The antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans was evaluated. Ethanolic extracts of propolis samples showed high antibacterial activity against Gram-positive cocci (Staphylococcus aureus), but had a weak activity against Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and yeast (Candida albicans). Propolis sample collected by Apis mellifera caucasica showed a higher antibacterial activity than collected by Apis mellifera anatolica and Apis mellifera carnica. SN - 0378-8741 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/15848022/Chemical_composition_and_antibacterial_activity_of_propolis_collected_by_three_different_races_of_honeybees_in_the_same_region_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0378-8741(05)00123-6 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -