Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Antibacterial Activity of Euphorbia hebecarpa Alcoholic Extracts Against Six Human Pathogenic Bacteria in Planktonic and Biofilm Forms

Zeinab Mohsenipour 1 and Mehdi Hassanshahian 1 , *
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1 Associate Professor of Microbiology. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: June 01, 2016, 9 (6); e34701
  • Published Online: May 25, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 28, 2015
  • Revised: April 5, 2016
  • Accepted: April 25, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.34701

To Cite: Mohsenipour Z, Hassanshahian M. Antibacterial Activity of Euphorbia hebecarpa Alcoholic Extracts Against Six Human Pathogenic Bacteria in Planktonic and Biofilm Forms, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2016 ; 9(6):e34701. doi: 10.5812/jjm.34701.

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