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black pepper

[¦blak ′pep·ər]
(food engineering)
A spice; the dried unripe berries of Piper nigrum, a vine of the pepper family (Piperaceae) in the order Piperales.
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Antifungal activity of turmeric and black pepper extract was evaluated against Candida albicans, Aspergillus flavus, Microsporum canis, Fusarium solani and Candida glabrata by agar tube dilution method (Therese et al., 2006).
The antibacterial activities of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) and black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) extract were tested against B.
coli were more sensitive to the ethanol extract of black pepper followed by S.
Antifungal activity assay of methanol and ethanol extracts of turmeric and black pepper against C.
flavus while methanol and ethanol extract of black pepper exhibited 30% and 35% inhibition, respectively.
In contrast, the extract of black pepper was effective against F.