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Antimicrobial activity of some ricinoleic acid oleic acid derivatives

  • Arthur F. Novak
  • Gladys C. Clark
  • Harold P. Dupuy
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Abstract

Ricinoleic and acid oleic acid derivatives were screened for their antimicrobial activity, under optimum growing-conditions, against several species of bacteria, yeasts, and molds. Several ricinoleic acid derivatives and petroselinic (iso-oleic) acid exhibited considerable activity; in fact, their activity against some micro-organisms was comparable to sorbic and 10-undecenoic acid, known antimicrobial agents, as indicated by this test.

Keywords

Morpholine Ricinoleic Acid Fatty Acid Derivative Sorbic Acid Petroselinic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur F. Novak
    • 1
  • Gladys C. Clark
    • 1
  • Harold P. Dupuy
    • 2
  1. 1.Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge
  2. 2.Southern Regional Research LaboratoryNew Orleans

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