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Multifactorial aspects of antimicrobial activity of propolis.
Adding EEP to antibacterial tested drugs, it drastically increased the antimicrobial effect of ampicillin, gentamycin and streptomycin, moderately the one of chloramphenicol, ceftriaxon and vancomycin, while there was no effect with erithromycin. Expand
Antifungal activity of Lavandula angustifolia essential oil against Candida albicans yeast and mycelial form.
Lavender oil shows both fungistatic and fungicidal activity against C. albicans dimorphism and may thus reduce fungal progression and the spread of infection in host tissues. Expand
Activity of caffeic acid derivatives against Candida albicans biofilm.
Evaluating the caffeic acid and ester derivatives against Candida albicans biofilm found these compounds are more active than fluconazole on mature biofilm (24h), especially 8 and 10 with MIC50 values of 64μg/mL. Expand
Imidazole analogues of fluoxetine, a novel class of anti-Candida agents.
The newly designed imidazoles showed potent anti-Candida activity, superior to those of miconazole and other antifungal agents of clinical interest. Expand
Effect of Propolis on Virulence Factors of Candida albicans
No clear effect was shown on adherence to buccal epithelial cells and surface structure hydrophobicity, but damage to the plasma membrane structure was demonstrated with the Propidium Iodide test, and a dose- and time-dependent inhibition of phospholipase activity. Expand
Increased in vitro sensitivity of Candida albicans to fluconazole.
Sodium dioctyl sulfosuccinate (SDSS), an anionic surfactant used at a non-antimicrobial concentration, increased the sensitivity of Candida albicans to fluconazole in complex media (such asExpand
In vitro antifungal activity of extracts obtained from Hypericum perforatum adventitious roots cultured in a mist bioreactor against planktonic cells and biofilm of Malassezia furfur
The results show that H. perforatum root extracts could be used as new antifungal agents in the treatment of Malassezia infections. Expand
Xanthones from roots, hairy roots and cell suspension cultures of selected Hypericum species and their antifungal activity against Candida albicans
The highest total xanthone content, with five xanthones, was found in untransformed H. pulchrum and H. annulatum root cultures, and the best antifungal activity was obtained for extracts of H.annulatum grown under CD conditions. Expand
Solid Lipid Nanoparticles as Effective Reservoir Systems for Long-Term Preservation of Multidose Formulations
The results of the utilization of nanoparticles as reservoir systems of parabens, the most used class of preservatives, were reported and showed very low water concentration ofParabens still maintaining their antimicrobial activity. Expand
Anticandidal activity of SPA-S-843, a new polyenic drug.
The activity of a new, soluble and stable polyene (SPA-S-843) against Candida albicans was assessed by contact and culture tests and by inhibition of germ-tube formation. The drug demonstrated aExpand