Essentialoils(EOs)areliquidpreparations,producedfromplantmaterials.AlthoughEOsshowedapromisingbioactivityinvitro,theycouldinteractinfoodswithsomecomponents(fats,proteins,carbohydrates)andpH,thusmanyauthorshavereportedthatasignificanteffectofEOstowardspoilingandpathogenicmicroorganismscouldbeachievedinvivobyusinghigheramountsofoils.DifferentmethodscanbeusedtoassessthebioactivityofEOs(diskdiffusionandagarorbrothdilutionmethods);however,thereisnotastandardizedtestandresearchersproposeandusedifferentprotocols(evaluatingtheMinimalInhibitoryConcentration,studyingthesurvivalcurves,analysisthroughthescanningelectronmicroscopy,etc.).Thereafter,thescopeofthisreviewisafocusoninteractionsofEOswithproteins,carbohydrates,oils,NaCl,andpH,aswellasabriefdescriptiononthedifferentprotocolstoassesstheirbioactivitybothunderinvivoandinvitroconditions.

Bioactivity of essential oils: a review on their interaction with food components

CORBO, MARIA ROSARIA;SINIGAGLIA, MILENA GRAZIA RITA;BEVILACQUA, ANTONIO
2015-01-01

Abstract

Essentialoils(EOs)areliquidpreparations,producedfromplantmaterials.AlthoughEOsshowedapromisingbioactivityinvitro,theycouldinteractinfoodswithsomecomponents(fats,proteins,carbohydrates)andpH,thusmanyauthorshavereportedthatasignificanteffectofEOstowardspoilingandpathogenicmicroorganismscouldbeachievedinvivobyusinghigheramountsofoils.DifferentmethodscanbeusedtoassessthebioactivityofEOs(diskdiffusionandagarorbrothdilutionmethods);however,thereisnotastandardizedtestandresearchersproposeandusedifferentprotocols(evaluatingtheMinimalInhibitoryConcentration,studyingthesurvivalcurves,analysisthroughthescanningelectronmicroscopy,etc.).Thereafter,thescopeofthisreviewisafocusoninteractionsofEOswithproteins,carbohydrates,oils,NaCl,andpH,aswellasabriefdescriptiononthedifferentprotocolstoassesstheirbioactivitybothunderinvivoandinvitroconditions.
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