Musa acuminata and its bioactive metabolite 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural mitigates quorum sensing (las and rhl) mediated biofilm and virulence production of nosocomial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa in vitro.

@article{Vijayakumar2019MusaAA,
  title={Musa acuminata and its bioactive metabolite 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural mitigates quorum sensing (las and rhl) mediated biofilm and virulence production of nosocomial pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa in vitro.},
  author={Karuppiah Vijayakumar and T. Ramanathan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2019},
  pages={
          112242
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Musa acuminata, a tropical plant belongs to the family Musaceae. The fruit peels of this plant have been well documented for their therapeutic value in Asia and Africa. It has also been previously reported for numerous biological applications such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, itching, psoriasis and anti-diarrheal activities. Moreover, M. acuminata peels have been well known for its anti-healing and antiseptic properties and most commonly used for healing wounds… CONTINUE READING