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Antimicrobial Activity of Persea americana Mill ( Lauraceae ) ( Avocado ) and Gymnosperma glutinosum ( Spreng . ) Less ( Asteraceae ) Leaf Extracts and Active Fractions Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis

@inproceedings{GomezFlores2013AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial Activity of Persea americana Mill ( Lauraceae ) ( Avocado ) and Gymnosperma glutinosum ( Spreng . ) Less ( Asteraceae ) Leaf Extracts and Active Fractions Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis},
  author={R. Gomez-Flores and C. Arzate-Quintana and R. Quintanilla-Licea and P. Tamez-Guerra and R. Tamez-Guerra and E. Monreal-Cuevas and C. Rodr{\'i}guez-Padilla},
  year={2013}
}
Tuberculosis is considered a re-emerging disease and one of the most important health problems worldwide. It causes approximately three million deaths every year. In the last decades multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been detected, exacerbating the situation. The main objective of this research was to test the effect of Persea americana and Gymnosperma glutinosum (commonly used in Mexico to treat diverse diseases) leaf extracts and active fractions against M. tuberculosis… Expand
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