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Isolation of bacteria with antibiotic resistance from household cockroaches (Periplaneta americana and Blattella germanica).
Cockroaches may harbor and disseminate microorganisms to the environment. In this study, Periplaneta americana and Blattella germanica were collected from 40 households in Kaohsiung City andExpand
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Risk Factors and Molecular Analysis of Community Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage
ABSTRACT A total of 1,838 subjects from the community and 393 subjects from health care-related facilities in Taiwan were evaluated for the prevalence of nasal Staphylococcus aureus colonization andExpand
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Cockroaches as potential vectors of nosocomial infections.
OBJECTIVE To determine the possible role of cockroaches in the epidemiology of nosocomial infections. DESIGN Epidemiologic investigation of bacteria and fungi in cockroaches and evaluation of theExpand
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A Novel Dimeric Coumarin Analog and Antimycobacterial Constituents from Fatoua pilosa
One novel dimeric coumarin analog, fatouapilosin (1), together with 18 known compounds, have been isolated from the whole plants of Fatoua pilosa. The structures of these isolates were elucidated byExpand
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Novel epoxyfuranoid lignans and antitubercular constituents from the leaves of Beilschmiedia tsangii.
Three new epoxyfuranoid lignans, 4alpha,5alpha-epoxybeilschmin A (1), 4alpha,5alpha-epoxybeilschmin B (2), and beilschmin D (3), together with nine known compounds have been isolated from the leavesExpand
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Molecular characterisation of the metallo-beta-lactamase genes in imipenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria from a university hospital in southern Taiwan.
In this study, 260 non-replicate imipenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria isolated between January 2002 and December 2006 were subjected to a screening test for detection of metallo-beta-lactamaseExpand
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Endiandric Acid Analogues from the Roots of Beilschmiedia erythrophloia.
Investigation of the roots of Beilschmiedia erythrophloia has led to the isolation of seven new endiandric acid analogues, erythrophloins A-F (1-6) and beilcyclone A (7), together with 11 knownExpand
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Secondary metabolites from the stems of Engelhardia roxburghiana and their antitubercular activities.
Bioassay-guided fractionation of stems of Engelhardia roxburghiana led to isolation of: four diarylheptanoids, engelheptanoxides A-D (1-4); two cyclic diarylheptanoids, engelhardiols A (5) and B (6);Expand
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Biological evaluation of secondary metabolites from the roots of Myrica adenophora.
Bioassay-guided fractionation of the roots of Myrica adenophora led to isolation of 24 known compounds and hitherto unknown compounds, including three A-type proanthocyanidins [adenodimerins A-C],Expand
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seco-Abietane diterpenoids, a phenylethanoid derivative, and antitubercular constituents from Callicarpa pilosissima.
Six new compounds, including five new seco-abietane diterpenoids, 12-deoxy-seco-hinokiol methyl ester (1), 12-deoxy-11,12-dihydro-seco-hinokiol methyl ester (2), callicarpic acid A (3),Expand
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