In vitro anti-MRSA activity of carvone with gentamicin

  title={In vitro anti-MRSA activity of carvone with gentamicin},
  author={Su-Hyun Mun and O H Kang and D K Joung and Sung- Bae Kim and Jang-gi Choi and Dong-won Shin and D U Kwon},
  booktitle={Experimental and therapeutic medicine},
Carvone is one of the naturally occurring monoterpenes, the largest class of secondary metabolites in plants, and exists in two enantiomers, R-carvone (R-car) and S-car. The objective of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial activity of R-car and S-car with gentamicin (GET) against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). MRSA is a major human pathogen that causes serious problems, including hospital-acquired pneumonia, abscesses and surgical wound infections. Nosocomial… CONTINUE READING
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