African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5165

Full Length Research Paper

Antibiofilm effect of Tucumã (Astrocaryum sp.) endosperm against Candida albicans

Ana Cláudia Rodrigues de Melo
  • Ana Cláudia Rodrigues de Melo
  • Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Brazil
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Ana Lúcia Mendes dos Santos
  • Ana Lúcia Mendes dos Santos
  • Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Brazil
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Rainey Oliveira Velozo
  • Rainey Oliveira Velozo
  • Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Brazil
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Filipe Augusto Matos Araújo
  • Filipe Augusto Matos Araújo
  • Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Brazil
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Juliana Mesquita Vidal Martínez de Lucena
  • Juliana Mesquita Vidal Martínez de Lucena
  • Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Brazil
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  •  Received: 28 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 28 June 2016
  •  Published: 21 July 2016

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