Modulation of antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens by oleanolic acid and ursolic acid.

Abstract

Antibiotic resistance among bacterial pathogens is a serious problem for human and veterinary medicine, which necessitates the development of novel therapeutics and antimicrobial strategies. Some plant-derived compounds, e.g. pentacyclic triterpenoids such as oleanolic acid (OA) and ursolic acid (UA), have potential as a new class of antibacterial agents as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2011.12.009

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