Antifungal activity of Coriaria nepalensis essential oil by disrupting ergosterol biosynthesis and membrane integrity against Candida.

@article{Ahmad2011AntifungalAO,
  title={Antifungal activity of Coriaria nepalensis essential oil by disrupting ergosterol biosynthesis and membrane integrity against Candida.},
  author={Aijaz Ahmad and Amber M Khan and Pankaj Kumar and R. P. Bhatt and Nikhat Manzoor},
  journal={Yeast},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={611-7}
}
Fungal diseases in humans have increased significantly with the advent of an expanding population of immunosuppressed patients and with the introduction of sophisticated life-saving medical procedures. Plant extracts and products have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Coriaria nepalensis essential oil (CNEO) is known to possess antimicrobial activity. This study was an attempt to examine CNEO against various fluconazole-sensitive and -resistant Candida isolates. Insight into the… CONTINUE READING
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