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Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Pycnocycla spinosa Extracts

Mohaddese Mahboubi 1 , * , Mohsen Taghizadeh 2 and Nastaran Kazempour 1
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1 Department of Microbiology, Medicinal Plant Research Center of Barij, Kashan, IR Iran
2 Biochemistry and Nutrition in Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: August 01, 2014, 9 (3); e13859
  • Published Online: June 22, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 27, 2013
  • Revised: April 13, 2014
  • Accepted: May 16, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-13859

To Cite: Mahboubi M, Taghizadeh M, Kazempour N. Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Pycnocycla spinosa Extracts, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2014 ; 9(3):e13859. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-13859.

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