Fatty acids and monoacylglycerols inhibit growth of Staphylococcus aureus.

  title={Fatty acids and monoacylglycerols inhibit growth of Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={J. A. Kelsey and Kenneth W Bayles and Bahman Shafii and Mark A. McGuire},
  volume={41 10},
Staphylococcus aureus causes a variety of human infections including toxic shock syndrome, osteomyelitis, and mastitis. Mastitis is a common disease in the dairy cow, and S. aureus has been found to be a major infectious organism causing mastitis. The objectives of this research were to determine which FA and esterified forms of FA were inhibitory to growth of S. aureus bacteria. FA as well as their mono-, di-, and triacylglycerol forms were tested for their ability to inhibit a human toxic… CONTINUE READING
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