Development of an aggregation assay to screen FimH antagonists.

Abstract

Alpha-D-mannopyranosides are potent FimH antagonists, which inhibit the adhesion of Escherichia coli to highly mannosylated uroplakin Ia on the urothelium and therefore offer an efficient therapeutic opportunity for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infection. For the evaluation of the therapeutic potential of FimH antagonists, their effect on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mimet.2010.06.015

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