Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3693

Full Length Research Paper

Antibacterial, total phenols, antioxidant, and fatty acids of the lyophilized body fat of Podocnemis expansa (Schweigger, 1812) from farm in Acre State, Brazil

Brazil M. V. da S.
  • Brazil M. V. da S.
  • Center of Federal University of Acre (BIONORTE/UFAC), Federal University of Acre, CEP 69915 - 900, Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil.
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Souza M. de B.
  • Souza M. de B.
  • Center for Natural Sciences, Federal University of Acre, CEP 69915-900, Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil.
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Ferraz V. P.
  • Ferraz V. P.
  • Chromatography Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Exact Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627, Pampulha, CEP 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil.
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Martins B. A.
  • Martins B. A.
  • Biotechnology and Bioassay Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Exact Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627, Pampulha, CEP 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, MG -Brazil.
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De Carvalho Neto M. F.
  • De Carvalho Neto M. F.
  • Vereda do Canto Farm, Federal Institute of Goiano - IFGoiano, GO 453, km 2.5 - Posse-GO, CEP 73900-000, Goiás, Brazil.
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De Melo A. C. G. R.
  • De Melo A. C. G. R.
  • Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Research Center and Postgraduation in Science and Technology, Federal University of Roraima, CEP 69310-000, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil.
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Ribeiro P. R. E.
  • Ribeiro P. R. E.
  • Research Center for Animal Nutrition, Federal University of Roraima, BR 174, Km 12, Monte Cristo, CEP 69300-000, Cauamé, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil.
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De Melo-Filho A. A.
  • De Melo-Filho A. A.
  • Science and Technology Center, Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Roraima, Boa Vista, RR, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 04 June 2020
  •  Accepted: 15 June 2020
  •  Published: 30 September 2020

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