A Review of Natural Products with Anti-Biofilm Activity

  title={A Review of Natural Products with Anti-Biofilm Activity},
  author={Xun Song and Yi-Xuan Xia and Zhen-dan He and Hong-Jie Zhang},
  journal={Current Organic Chemistry},
Assessment of antimicrobial, antibiofilm, and cytotoxic activities, and characterization of phenolic compounds of Origanum haussknechtii
Origanum haussknechtii Boiss. (Lamiaceae), an endemic herb growing in Turkey, is consumed as a tea in folk medicine. This study aimed to investigate antimicrobial, antibiofilm, and cytotoxicExpand
Fungal Biofilms as a Valuable Target for the Discovery of Natural Products That Cope with the Resistance of Medically Important Fungi—Latest Findings
The present review provides an update on the available information on essential oils, propolis, extracts from plants, algae, lichens and microorganisms, compounds from different natural sources and nanosystems containing natural products with the capacity to in vitro or in vivo modulate fungal biofilms. Expand
In vitro anti-biofilm efficacy of sanguinarine against carbapenem-resistant Serratia marcescens
The overall results suggest that sanguinarine is a potential anti-biofilm agent that can be explored to treat CRSM infections. Expand
Inhibition of biofilm formation by alpha-mangostin loaded nanoparticles against Staphylococcus aureus
The results suggest that AMG coated nanoparticles had enhanced biological activity as compared to free AMG, indicating that nanoAMG could be a new and promising inhibitor of biofilm formation to tackle S. aureus, including strains that are resistant to multiple antibiotics. Expand
Microbial biofilm: formation, architecture, antibiotic resistance, and control strategies.
  • M. A. Rather, Kuldeep Gupta, M. Mandal
  • Medicine
  • Brazilian journal of microbiology : [publication of the Brazilian Society for Microbiology]
  • 2021
This review aims at providing researchers the knowledge regarding recent advances on the mechanisms involved in biofilm formation at the molecular level as well as the emergent method used to get rid of antibiotic-resistant and life-threatening biofilms. Expand
Natural and Enantiopure Alkylglycerols as Antibiofilms Against Clinical Bacterial Isolates and Quorum Sensing Inhibitors of Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472
Alkylglycerols (AKGs) are focused on because of their recently discovered quorum sensing inhibition (QSI) ability and antibiofilm potential and suggest that AKGs could be promising candidates for further studies on preventing antimicrobial resistance. Expand
Polymeric Carriers Designed for Encapsulation of Essential Oils with Biological Activity
The natural polymers and the synthetic macromolecular chains that are commonly used as networks for embedding EOs are presented, owing to their biodegradability and biocompatibility, interdependent encapsulation methods, and potential applicability of bioactive blend structures. Expand
A New Phenolic Alkaloid from Halocnemum strobilaceum Endophytes: Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Biofilm Inhibitory Activities
Through in silico molecular docking study, in the binding sites of Pseudomonas enzymes, key ligand enzyme interactions were determined to support the in vitro results. Expand
Actinobacteria as a potential natural source to produce antibiofilm compounds: An overview
Some of the most common bacteria associated with biofilm formation and their pathogenic activities are reviewed, along with the potential prospects of phylum actinobacteria as natural agent to overcome this problem. Expand
African Plant-Based Natural Products with Antivirulence Activities to the Rescue of Antibiotics
An overview on two main aspects: succinct presentation of bacterial virulence and biofilm formation as well as their entanglement through QS mechanisms and detailed reports on African plant extracts and isolated compounds with antivirulence properties against particular pathogenic bacteria are provided. Expand