Abstract Title:

[Influence of various pectins on production of staphylococcal enterotoxins types A and B].

Abstract Source:

Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 2007 Nov-Dec(6):11-6. PMID: 18277535

Abstract Author(s):

F S Fluer, D D Men'shikov, E B Lazareva, V Ia Prokhorov, A V Vesnin


Experimental in vitro study of influence of 2% solution of pectins (red beet, apple, citrus, manufactured by "Vitaline" company, citrus high- and low-etherified pectins, manufactured by "Hercules" company, Unipectine OB 700, and biologically active supplement "Pecto") on growth of staphylococci and production by them of type A and B enterotoxins was performed. It was shown that red beet, citrus high- and low-etherified pectins, as well as biologically active supplement "Pecto" render bactericidal effect on staphylococci and inhibit synthesis of types A and B staphylococcal enterotoxins. Citrus pectin "Vitaline" and Unipectine OB 700 don't have such influence. The most effective pectins, which were able to inhibit synthesis of types A and B staphylococcal enterotoxins, were red beet, apple, and citrus low-etherified pectins as well as biologically active supplement "Pecto".

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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