Tannins Possessing Bacteriostatic Effect Impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa Adhesion and Biofilm Formation

@inproceedings{Trentin2013TanninsPB,
  title={Tannins Possessing Bacteriostatic Effect Impair Pseudomonas aeruginosa Adhesion and Biofilm Formation},
  author={Danielle da Silva Trentin and Denise Brentan Silva and Matheus W. Amaral and Karine Rigon Zimmer and M{\'a}rcia V Silva and Norberto Peporine Lopes and Raquel Brandt Giordani and Alexandre Jos{\'e} Macedo},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Plants produce many compounds that are biologically active, either as part of their normal program of growth and development or in response to pathogen attack or stress. Traditionally, Anadenanthera colubrina, Commiphora leptophloeos and Myracrodruon urundeuva have been used by communities in the Brazilian Caatinga to treat several infectious diseases. The ability to impair bacterial adhesion represents an ideal strategy to combat bacterial pathogenesis, because of its importance in the early… CONTINUE READING
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