1. bookVolume 23 (2021): Issue 3 (November 2021)
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30 Oct 2013
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A Study on Phyto-Chemical Analysis and Antibacterial Activity of Spices on Pathogenic Bacteria Isolated from Commercially Important Edible Marine Fishes, Euthynnus Affinis (Cantor), Katsuwonus Pelamis L. and Auxis Thazard (Lacepede) (Family Scombridae)

Published Online: 26 Dec 2021
Page range: 37 - 72
Journal Details
First Published
30 Oct 2013
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2 times per year

Ten bacterial species were isolated and monthly variations in their count were recorded from three edible tuna fishes. Phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activity of hexane, chloroform, methanol, and distilled water extracts of twelve common spices, against the isolated bacteria were evaluated. The study indicates that these pathogenic bacteria in all three tuna fish species cause various human health problems upon consumption.


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