natural compounds. Many unanswered questions remain regarding the sources, biosynthetic pathways and biological actions. Recent findings are as follows: (1) Benzodiazepines are of natural origin; (2) mammalian brain contains benzodiazepines in conce
: compounds that have some antimicrobial activity
from nature source
① plant origin
Spices and herbs are well known to inhibit
bacteria, yeasts, and molds.
② Microbial origin
main stream field of study is the use of
lactic acid bacteria(LAB).