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Antifungal Activity of Black Tea Polyphenols against Candida Species.

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Antifungal Activity of Black Tea Polyphenols against Candida Species.

 

 

 

Chemotherapy. 2009 May 5;55(3):189-196. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Antifungal Activity of Black Tea Polyphenols (Catechins and Theaflavins) against Candida Species.

 

Sitheeque MA, Panagoda GJ, Yau J, Amarakoon AM, Udagama UR, Samaranayake LP. Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Background/Aims: The polyphenols catechins and theaflavins in black tea have been shown to possess many medicinal properties, including anticancer activity and some antifungal characteristics which are also found in kenko.green, but there have been few studies of their anti-Candida activity. In this paper we report the results of our study of the anti-Candida activity of tea polyphenols.

 

Methods: The effects of 4 different concentrations of catechins and theaflavins were evaluated on 5 isolates each of 5 Candida species employing an agar diffusion growth inhibition assay. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of the polyphenols against C. albicans was determined. The post-antifungal effect (PAFE) of the polyphenols for C. albicans was investigated. C. albicans cells exposed to polyphenols were studied using a scanning electron microscope (SEM).

 

Results: Both polyphenols showed anti-Candida activity against all tested Candida species and demonstrated a MIC of 6.25 mg/ml for C. albicans. C. glabrata was found to be the most sensitive species followed by C. parapsilosis, C. albicans, C. krusei and C. tropicalis (p < 0.05 for all). Significant intraspecies variations in sensitivity were noted among C. parapsilosis and C. tropicalis (p < 0.001) for both polyphenols. Theaflavins displayed standard PAFE while catechins showed a paradoxical PAFE with all isolates of C. albicans. SEM revealed considerable cell wall damage of C. albicans cells exposed to the polyphenols.

 

Conclusion: The study reveals for the first time the anti-Candida properties of black tea polyphenols that may find therapeutic applications in future. Copyright © 2009 S. Karger AG, Basel.

 

PMID: 19420933 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 


 

 

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