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Pulmonary bacterial pathogens in cystic fibrosis patients and antibiotic therapy: a tool for the health workers
Cystic fibrosis is the most common and best known genetic disease involving a defect in transepithelial Cl- transport by mutations in the CF gene on chromosome 7, which codes for the cystic fibrosisExpand
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Herbal therapy associated with antibiotic therapy: potentiation of the antibiotic activity against methicillin – resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Turnera ulmifolia L
BackgroundStaphylococcus genus is widely spread in nature being part of the indigenous microbiota of skin and mucosa of animal and birds. Some Staphylococcus species are frequently recognized asExpand
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Effect of Momordica charantia L. in the resistance to aminoglycosides in methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
In this study the ethanol extract (EEMC) of Momordica charantia L. (Cucurbitaceae) was tested for its modifying antibiotic activity against a MRSA strain. The growth of an MRSA (SA358) in the absenceExpand
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Molecular ageing in progeroid syndromes: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome as a model
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare premature aging disorder that belongs to a group of conditions called laminopathies which affect nuclear lamins. Mutations in two genes, LMNA andExpand
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Modulation of drug resistance in staphylococcus aureus by a kaempferol glycoside from herissantia tiubae (malvaceae)
In an ongoing project to evaluate natural compounds isolated from plants from the Brazilian biodiversity as modulators of antibiotic resistance, kaempferol‐3‐O‐β‐d‐(6″‐E‐p‐coumaroyl) glucopyranosideExpand
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Potentiation of antibiotic activity by Eugenia uniflora and Eugenia jambolanum.
This is the first report about the modifying antibiotic activity of Eugenia uniflora L. and Eugenia jambolanum L. In this study the ethanol extract of E. uniflora and E. jambolanum was tested forExpand
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In vitro interference of Hyptis martiusii Benth. & chlorpromazine against an aminoglycoside-resistant Escherichia coli.
The antibacterial and synergistic activity of the ethanol extract from Hyptis martiusii Benth. was assayed by microdillution. The growth of two isolates of Escherichia coli tested was inhibited byExpand
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Modulation of the norfloxacin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus by Cordia verbenaceae DC
Background & objectives: Several chemical compounds isolated from natural sources have antibacterial activity and some enhance the antibacterial activity of antibiotics reversing the naturalExpand
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Use of Aromatherapy Associated with Antibiotictherapy: Modulation of the Antibiotic Activity by the Essential Oil of Zanthoxylum articulatum Using Gaseous Contact
Abstract Staphylococcus genus is widely spread in nature being part of the indigenous microbiota of skin and mucosa of animal and birds. Some Staphylococcus species are frequently recognized asExpand
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Composição química e modulação da resistência bacteriana a drogas do óleo essencial das folhas de Rollinia leptopetala R. E. Fries
The essential oil from the leaves of Rollinia leptopetala was obtained by hydrodistillation in Clevenger's apparatus and its chemical composition was analyzed by GC-MS. With this technique could beExpand
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