Agata Annino

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Previous research showed that berberine-containing Berberis species synthesise the substances 5'-methoxyhydnocarpin-D (5'-MHC-D) and pheophorbide a, which have no antimicrobial activity but inhibit the expression of multidrug resistant efflux pumps (MDRs) in Staphylococcus aureus and potentiate the action of berberine. The MDR pumps extrude synthetic and(More)
Vaccination against tumors represents a relevant issue in current human cancer therapy. The N-terminal part of the lipoprotein from the outer membrane of Escherichia coli, tripalmitoyl-S-glyceryl-Cys-Ser (P(3)CS) and analogs with longer aminoacidic sequence are polyclonal activators for B-lymphocytes. Previous study reported that their(More)
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