JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.128, no.7, pp.580-585, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Review
JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated:
Background: Xylitol is a five-carbon sugar alcohol. Natural sources of xylitol include plums, strawberries and raspberries. Xylitol is commercially available in chewing gums, lozenges, syrups, nasal sprays, toothpastes, mouthwashes and other products in some countries. It has gained relative prominence in the past decade as a naturally occurring antibacterial agent.