Antimicrobial activity of isoprenoid-substituted xanthones from Cudrania cochinchinensis against vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

@article{Fukai2005AntimicrobialAO,
  title={Antimicrobial activity of isoprenoid-substituted xanthones from Cudrania cochinchinensis against vancomycin-resistant enterococci.},
  author={Toshio Fukai and Yukio Oku and Ai Jun Hou and Makiko Yonekawa and Sumio Terada},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 6-7},
  pages={510-3}
}
Ten xanthones with one or two isoprenoid groups and a prenylated benzophenone isolated from roots of Cudrania cochinchinensis (Moraceae) were tested for their antimicrobial activities against vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). Among these compounds, gerontoxanthone H exhibited considerable antibacterial activity against five VRE strains (VanA, VanB and… CONTINUE READING