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propolis

(prō-pō-lĭs) [Gr. pro, before, + polis, city]
A sticky resin present in the buds and bark of certain trees and plants. It is collected by bees for the purpose of repairing combs, filling cracks, and making the entrance to the hive waterproof. Propolis can be used as a topical antibacterial.
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Following endoscopic mucosal resection, the rabbits in EG were administered 75 mg/kg/day ethanolic propolis extract (EPE) by oral gavage for 14 days in addition to the normal diet.
Preparation of the Propolis Extract: The propolis, which was collected by honeybees in Samsun region of Turkey, was obtained from Ondokuz Mayis University Agricultural Faculty in 2013.
A 77.3% inhibition, relative to the treatment without propolis (1% ethanol), was observed with 0.5% concentration, which was more expressive (96.8% and 99.1%) on X.
The propolis antimicrobial effect is already well known, but mainly on bacteria of medical importance (CHEUNG et al., 2011).
The average of three readings was used to determine the total polyphenol content, reported as mg of gallic acid equivalents per g of propolis (GAEs).
Bankova (2005) showed that the tropical propolis samples, from Brazil in particular, are different in chemical composition, when compared with propolis from other countries.
A previous study reported that propolis treatment could significantly alleviate the hyperglycemia in STZ-induced diabetic rats [22].
Was found that all propolis extracts showed inhibitory action against the Staphylococcus strains evaluated MIC90 = 60 - 30 mg/mL, and the average MICs (mg/mL) for each EEP were: EEP1 = 11.88+-4.98; EEP2 = 31.25+-16.71; EEP3 = 51.25+-21.43; EEP4 = 22.81+-11.88; EEP5 = 17.50+-10.25.
Propolis sample was collected from the East Anatolia Region of Turkey, which covers the Irano-Turanian floral region (Davis 1965-1985).