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A new Bauhinia monandra galactose-specific lectin purified in milligram quantities from secondary roots with antifungal and termiticidal activities
Potential of medicinal plants from the Brazilian semi-arid region (Caatinga) against Staphylococcus epidermidis planktonic and biofilm lifestyles.
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic potential of Caesalpinia ferrea
Experimental evidence for the effectiveness of the traditional use of C. ferrea in treating various diseases associated with inflammation and pain is provided.
Plant lectins and Toll-like receptors: implications for therapy of microbial infections
In this opinion article, some studies of plant lectins as modulators or agonists of TLRs are highlighted in order to stimulate research interest in this fascinating area and promote knowledge sharing and scientific collaboration.
Essential Oils from Leaves of Medicinal Plants of Brazilian Flora: Chemical Composition and Activity against Candida Species
The essential oils from the species studied have the potential to be evaluated as clinical applications in the treatment of candidiasis and showed antifungal activity against all the strains tested.
Chemical characterization and insecticidal effect against Sitophilus zeamais (maize weevil) of essential oil from Croton rudolphianus leaves
Comparative analysis of the antioxidant and DNA protection capacities of Anadenanthera colubrina, Libidibia ferrea and Pityrocarpa moniliformis fruits
Organic extracts from Indigofera suffruticosa leaves have antimicrobial and synergic actions with erythromycin against Staphylococcus aureus
- Ana Thereza Bezerra dos Santos, T. Araújo, V. Lima
- Chemistry, MedicineFront. Microbiol.
- 2 February 2015
Organic extracts from leaves of I. suffruticosa, alone or combined with erythromycin, are promising natural products for the development of new anti-S.
Antimicrobial Activity and Phytochemical Analysis of Organic Extracts from Cleome spinosa Jaqc.
All C. spinosa extracts showed a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity, as they have inhibited all tested bacteria and yeasts, and the identification of active substances which could be used as lead(s) molecules in the development of new antimicrobial drugs is encouraged.
Anti-Staphylococcus aureus action of three Caatinga fruits evaluated by electron microscopy
This study showed for the first time the morphologic alterations involved in the anti-S.