Phytochemicals Analysis and Some Bioactive Properties of Erica manipuliflora Salisb. (EMS); Antibacterial, Antiradical and Anti-lipid Peroxidation

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1 Department of Food Technology, Technical Sciences Vocational School, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey.

2 Science and Technology Application and Research Center, Aksaray University, Aksaray, Turkey.

3 Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey.

4 Department of Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering, Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University, Bilecik, Turkey.

5 Department of Food Processing, Vocational School, Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University, Bilecik, Turkey.

6 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and arts, Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University, Erzincan, Turkey.



In the present study, the phenolic content by using LC MS/MS method, anticholinergic, antioxidant (metal reduction, radical and removal of lipid peroxidation), and antibacterial activities of Erica manipuliflora Salisb. (EMS) extract were determined. The amount of vanillic acid, fumaric acid, catechin hydrate, quercetin, and phloridzin dihydrate were found higher than other compounds. The ethanol extract of the EMS showed an inhibition effect on the Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) enzyme with IC50 value of 0.124 ± 0.008 mg mL-1. Also, this extract of the EMS indicated radical (DPPH and ABTS) scavenging activity (about 20%) and the reducing capacity for Cu(II) and Fe(III) close to trolox, and inhibited the oxidation of linoleic acid with 40.5% at 20 μg mL-1. Antibacterial activity of the extracts was investigated against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, and Salmonella Typhimurium using agar disc diffusion and minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) methods. The EMS extract was found to be effective when used at least 312 mg mL-1 concentration on the pathogenic microorganisms. Consequently, it has an important non-synthetic natural content that can be used in the treatment of many diseases due to its many bioactivities such as anticholinergic, antioxidant (radical removal, lipid peroxidation prevention, etc.) and antibacterial.

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Phytochemicals Analysis and Some Bioactive Properties of Erica manipuliflora Salisb. (EMS); Antibacterial, Antiradical and Anti-lipid Peroxidation


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