In vitro and in vivo antimycobacterial activity of an antihypertensive agent methyl-L-DOPA.

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Methyl-L-DOPA, an antihypertensive agent, has significant in vitro activity against a variety of atypical mycobacteria such as the Mycobacterium avium complex, M. scrofulaceum, M. xenopi and M. marinum, and rare pathogens like M. fortuitum. In the present investigation, the screening of the in vitro activity was further extended by testing the in vitro… (More)

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@article{Dutta2005InVA, title={In vitro and in vivo antimycobacterial activity of an antihypertensive agent methyl-L-DOPA.}, author={Noton K Dutta and Kaushiki Mazumdar and Sujata Ghosh Dastidar and Atindra N. Chakrabarty and Yoshiaki Shirataki and Noboru Motohashi}, journal={In vivo}, year={2005}, volume={19 3}, pages={539-45} }