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Antimicrobial Activities of the Combined Use of Cuminum Cyminum L. Essential Oil, Nisin and Storage Temperature Against Salmonella typhimurium and Staphylococcus aureus In Vitro

Hamid Reza Tavakoli 1 , Zohreh Mashak 2 , * , Bizhan Moradi 3 and Hamid Reza Sodagari 4
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1 Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Food Hygiene, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran
3 Department of Microbiology, College of Sciences, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran
4 Young Researchers and Elite Club, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 01, 2015, 8 (4); e24838
  • Published Online: April 18, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 5, 2014
  • Revised: March 5, 2015
  • Accepted: March 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8(4)2015.24838

To Cite: Tavakoli H R, Mashak Z, Moradi B, Sodagari H R. Antimicrobial Activities of the Combined Use of Cuminum Cyminum L. Essential Oil, Nisin and Storage Temperature Against Salmonella typhimurium and Staphylococcus aureus In Vitro, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(4):e24838. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8(4)2015.24838.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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