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Evaluation of antibiotic & antibiotic modifying activity of pilocarpine & rutin
Sir, Secondary metabolites are small molecules1, responsible for various biological activities, acting as antibiotic, antifungal and antiviral agents to protect plants from pathogens. There areExpand
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Light-enhanced antibiotic activity of Brazilian medical plants (Croton campestris A, Ocimum gratissimum L and Cordia verbenaceae DC)
Background: Although broad-band ultraviolet (UV)-A has been described as a therapeutic option for various skin diseases, there are few studies investigating the efficacy of UV-A irradiation inExpand
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Phenolic composition and in vitro activity of the Brazilian fruit tree Caryocar coriaceum Wittm.
Abstract Introduction Caryocar coriaceum Wittm. (Caryocaraceae) is a plant found in the region of Araripe (Ceara State, Brazil) and is widely used in folk medicine. The present work aimed to evaluateExpand
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Phytochemical screening and modulation of antibiotic activity by Ocimum gratissimum L.
Abstract Escherichia coli is known to produce enterotoxins whose properties and its role in diarrheal disease has been extensively investigated. Some species of Staphylococcus are often recognized asExpand
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Atividade antibacteriana In vitro de Croton campestris A., Ocimum gratissimum L. e Cordia verbenacea DC.
In this study, the hexane and methanol extracts of Croton campestris A., Ocimum gratissimum L. and Cordia verbenacea DC. were evaluated for antibacterial activity against strains of Escherichia coliExpand
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Atividade moduladora de extratos etanólico e hexânico de raiz de Costus cf. arabicus sobre drogas antimicrobianas
The bacterium Escherichia coli is known to produce enterotoxins causing diarrheal diseases. Some species of Staphylococcus are recognized as etiological agents of many animal and human opportunisticExpand
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Trypanocide, cytotoxic, and anti-Candida activities of natural products: Hyptis martiusii Benth.
Abstract Introduction Chagas disease is considered a public health problem. Nowadays, chemotherapy is the only available treatment for this disease, and the drugs currently used present high toxicityExpand
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Modulación de la resistencia a norfloxacina de Staphylococcus aureus por Croton A. campestris y Ocimum gratissimum L.
Introduccion. Algunas especies de Staphylococcus suelen ser reconocidas como agentes etiologicos de muchas infecciones oportunistas en animales y em humanos. Este estudio es la primera prueba delExpand
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Screening for in vitro phototoxic activity of methanol extracts of Croton campestris A., Ocimum gravissimum L. & Cordia verbenaceae DC
Sir, Medicinal plants have been the subject of intense research due to their potential as sources of commercial drugs or as lead compounds in drug development1,2. Various aspects of theExpand
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