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Antimicrobial Effect of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extracts of Satureja Bachtiarica on Some Pathogenic Bacteria in Vitro

Maryam Heidari-Sureshjani 1 , * , Faride Tabatabaei-Yazdi 1 , Behrooz Alizadeh-Behbahani 1 and Ali Mortazavi 1
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1 Department of Food Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: July 28, 2015, 17 (7)
  • Published Online: July 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 11, 2014
  • Accepted: June 17, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms1017

To Cite: Heidari-Sureshjani M, Tabatabaei-Yazdi F, Alizadeh-Behbahani B, Mortazavi A. Antimicrobial Effect of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extracts of Satureja Bachtiarica on Some Pathogenic Bacteria in Vitro, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(7):-. doi: 10.17795/zjrms1017.

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