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Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils of Ballota nigra Subsp. kurdica From Iran

Mohammad Majdi 1 , 2 , * , Dara Dastan 3 , 4 and Hossein Maroofi 5
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1 Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, IR Iran
2 Research Center for Medicinal Plant Breeding and Development, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, IR Iran
3 Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Pharmacy, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
4 Medicinal Plants and Natural Products Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
5 Research Center of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: August 2017, 12 (3); e36314
  • Published Online: September 3, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 15, 2016
  • Revised: July 18, 2016
  • Accepted: August 24, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjnpp.36314

To Cite: Majdi M, Dastan D, Maroofi H. Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils of Ballota nigra Subsp. kurdica From Iran, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2017 ; 12(3):e36314. doi: 10.5812/jjnpp.36314.

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