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The chemical composition and biological activity of clove essential oil, Eugenia caryophyllata (Syzigium aromaticum L. Myrtaceae): a short review
The essential oil extracted from the dried flower buds of clove, Eugenia caryophyllata L. Merr. & Perry (Myrtaceae), is used as a topical application to relieve pain and to promote healing and alsoExpand
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Alcohol Dehydrogenase Restricts the Ability of the Pathogen Candida albicans To Form a Biofilm on Catheter Surfaces through an Ethanol-Based Mechanism
ABSTRACT Candida biofilms formed on indwelling medical devices are increasingly associated with severe infections. In this study, we used proteomics and Western and Northern blotting analyses toExpand
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Virulence of the Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans Requires the Five Isoforms of Protein Mannosyltransferases
ABSTRACT The PMT gene family in Candida albicans encodes five isoforms of protein mannosyltransferases (Pmt proteins Pmt1p, Pmt2p, Pmt4p, Pmt5p, and Pmt6p) that initiate O mannosylation of secretoryExpand
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Lipidomics of Candida albicans biofilms reveals phase-dependent production of phospholipid molecular classes and role for lipid rafts in biofilm formation.
Candida albicans-associated bloodstream infections are linked to the ability of this yeast to form biofilms. In this study, we used lipidomics to compare the lipid profiles of C. albicans biofilmsExpand
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Removal of Triphenylmethane Dyes by Bacterial Consortium
A new consortium of four bacterial isolates (Agrobacterium radiobacter; Bacillus spp.; Sphingomonas paucimobilis, and Aeromonas hydrophila)-(CM-4) was used to degrade and to decolorizeExpand
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Survival of Vibrio alginolyticus in seawater and retention of virulence of its starved cells.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival responses of four strains of Vibrio alginolyticus in seawater under starvation conditions. We used microcosms containing sterilised seawater andExpand
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In vitro effect of pH and ethanol on biofilm formation by clinicalica-positiveStaphylococcus epidermidis strains
Biofilm production is an important step in the pathogenesis ofStaphylococcus epidermidis associated biomaterial infections.Staphylococcus epidermidis strains isolated from dialysis fluid (n=9) andExpand
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Diseases Associated with Oral Polymicrobial Biofilms
The human body can be defined as a symbiotic interaction between eukaryotic cells and prokaryotic cells. The body contains approximately ten times more microbial cells than mammalian cells.Expand
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Aliphatic and Aromatic Biomarkers for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Investigation in Marine Sediment
Levels, composition profiles and sources of hydrocarbons were analyzed in surface marine sediment samples collected from Khniss Coast in Tunisia. It was found that the total Hydrocarbon (TH)Expand
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Hydrocarbons in Seawater and Water Extract of Jarzouna-Bizerte Coastal of Tunisia (Mediterranean Sea): Petroleum Origin Investigation Around Refinery Rejection Place
We investigated the composition and spatial distribution of non-aromatic, aromatic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) found in seawater and water extracted from refinery rejection effluentsExpand
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