Idress Hamad Attitalla's scientific contributions

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Samples of groundnut seeds were collected from stores and examined for their associated mycoflora and insects. Fifteen species of fungi were identified by blotter method and 12 species of fungi by agar plate method. In vitro volatile constituents extracted in the form of essential oils from 32 plant species were evaluated against the dominant fungi...


... These compounds have low water solubility and limited hydrogen-bonding capacity that may limit their activity in water emulsions. In addition, several authors [23,25,31] reported that various extracts of J. phoenicea are rich sources of numerous phenolic acids, flavonoid aglycones and flavonoid glycosides that possess significant antimicrobial pro- perties against a wide range of bacteria and fungi. However, crude extracts generally contain not only bioactive compounds but also sugar, which may decrease their effectiveness against some bacteria. ...