VARIATION IN ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIOXIDANT POTENCY OF TEA AND COFFEE EXTRACTS

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Published: 2018-01-25

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SNIGDHA SINGH

Department of Biotechnology, Microtek College of Management and Technology, Varanasi, U.P., India

NEHA MADDHESHIYA

Department of Biotechnology, Microtek College of Management and Technology, Varanasi, U.P., India

SHAILENDRA KUMAR TRIPATHI

Department of Science, Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, U.P., India

MADHULIKA SINGH *

Division of Biotechnology, CytoGene Research and Technology, Lucknow, U.P., India

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Antimicrobial property of tea and coffee is well known. Green tea is known for its therapeutic properties. In this study antibacterial activity of green tea, black tea and coffee extracts were evaluated against isolated bacterial species from healthy human saliva, which after identification was found to be Streptococcus sp. Antioxidant and antimicrobial property of green, black tea and coffee can be exploit as an alternative of therapeutic drugs, as many of the microbial species had discovered the escape mechanism against them.

Keywords: Green tea, black tea, coffee, antioxidant, antimicrobial


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SINGH, S., MADDHESHIYA, N., TRIPATHI, S. K., & SINGH, M. (2018). VARIATION IN ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIOXIDANT POTENCY OF TEA AND COFFEE EXTRACTS. Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 3(1), 1–7. Retrieved from https://ikprress.org/index.php/AJMAB/article/view/109

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