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Fallahi Kapourchali M. Research on antimicrobial properties of Cyanobacteria isolated from the Anzali wetland. JFST 2015; 4 (2) :79-89
URL: http://jfst.modares.ac.ir/article-6-8015-en.html
Associate professor of Inland Waters Aquaculture Institute, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization
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The antibiotic properties of eight cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) species from Anzali Wetland was investigated on several bacterial species through vacuum distillation and simple mechanical methods. The result showed that Anabaena sp., A. variabilis, A. flos-aquae and Aphanizomenonflos-aquaehad negative effect on the growth of Staphylococcus aureusandA. flos-aquaeand A. oscillaroideshad negative effects on the growth of E. coli. The growth of Candida albicans yeast was greatly reduced by Aphanizomenonflos-aquae, A. variabilis, and A. oscillaroides. Among the investigated algae only A. oscillaroides could reduce the growth of Pseudomonassp. 
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Biology and physiology
Received: 2014/10/17 | Published: 2015/09/21

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