A post-antibiotic era looms: can plant natural product research fill the void?

@article{Kenny2015APE,
  title={A post-antibiotic era looms: can plant natural product research fill the void?},
  author={C. R. Kenny and A. Furey and B. Lucey},
  journal={British Journal of Biomedical Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={72},
  pages={191 - 200}
}
  • C. R. Kenny, A. Furey, B. Lucey
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • British Journal of Biomedical Science
  • Abstract Antimicrobial resistance is increasing among certain pathogenic bacteria to the extent that treatment efficacy is no longer always assured. According to the CDC, as few as six new antibiotics have been released for use over the past 30 years. Resistance has already been observed to each of these. Eleven plant natural products have been approved for therapeutic use during the same period – none of them being antimicrobial agents. We have learned through experience that some… CONTINUE READING
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