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Antimicrobial Activity of Chitosan Films With Essential Oils Against Listeria monocytogenes on Cabbage

Gordana D. Jovanovic 1 , * , Anita S. Klaus 2 and Miomir P. Niksic 2
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1 Higher Medical and Business – Technological School of Professional Studies, Sabac, Serbia
2 Faculty of Agriculture, Department for Industrial Microbiology, Institute for Food Technology and Biochemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: September 01, 2016, 9 (9); e34804
  • Published Online: August 28, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 24, 2015
  • Revised: July 23, 2016
  • Accepted: August 23, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.34804

To Cite: Jovanovic G D, Klaus A S, P. Niksic M. Antimicrobial Activity of Chitosan Films With Essential Oils Against Listeria monocytogenes on Cabbage, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2016 ; 9(9):e34804. doi: 10.5812/jjm.34804.

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