[Antibacterial effect of borreverine, an alkaloid isolated from Borreria verticillata (Rubiaceae)].

@article{Maynart1980AntibacterialEO,
  title={[Antibacterial effect of borreverine, an alkaloid isolated from Borreria verticillata (Rubiaceae)].},
  author={G Maynart and J L Pousset and Souleymane Mboup and François Denis},
  journal={Comptes rendus des seances de la Societe de biologie et de ses filiales},
  year={1980},
  volume={174 5},
  pages={925-8}
}
Borreria verticillata, a very common tropical plant, is used in traditional pharmacopeia to recover cutaneous infections. The Borreverine alkaloid extracted from this plant had an antimicrobial action in vitro. The minimal inhibitory concentration is lower than 50 micrograms/ml for Gram positive cocci, (specially Staphylococcus aureus) and than 6 micrograms/ml for Vibrio cholerae and upper than 200 micrograms/ml for several Gram negative rod-bacteria (Enterobacteria and Pseudomonas). These… CONTINUE READING

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