Oleuropein exhibits antimycoplasmal activity in vitro. - GreenMedInfo Summary
In vitro antimycoplasmal activity of oleuropein.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2002 Oct;20(4):293-6. PMID: 12385687
Department of Microbiological Sciences and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, via Androne 81, 95124, Catania, Italy. email@example.com
The activity of oleuropein, a phenolic glycoside contained in olive oil, was investigated in vitro against Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pirum. Oleuropein inhibited mycoplasmas at concentrations from 20 to 320 mg/l. The MICs of oleuropein to M. pneumoniae, M. pirum, M. hominis and M. fermentans were 160, 320, 20 and 20 mg/l, respectively.