Inactivation Effect of Thymoquinone on Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris Vegetative Cells, Spores, and Biofilms

Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris (A. acidoterrestris), a spore-forming bacterium, has become a main challenge and concern for the juices and acid beverage industry across the world due to its thermo-acidophilic characteristic. Thymoquinone (TQ) is one of the active components derived from Nigella sa...

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Main Authors: Qiuxia Fan, Cheng Liu, Zhenpeng Gao, Zhongqiu Hu, Zhouli Wang, Jianbo Xiao, Yahong Yuan, Tianli Yue
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-06-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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