Perspectives on Phytochemicals as Antibacterial Agents: An Outstanding Contribution to Modern Therapeutics.

Perspectives on Phytochemicals as Antibacterial Agents: An Outstanding Contribution to Modern Therapeutics. Mini Rev Med Chem. 2016;16(4):290-308 Authors: Khatri S, Kumar M, Phougat N, Chaudhary R, Chhillar AK Abstract Despite the considerable advancements in the development of antimicrobial agents, incidents of epidemics due to multi drug resistance in microorganisms have created a massive hazard to…

Anticancer and multidrug-resistance reversing potential of traditional medicinal plants and their bioactive compounds in leukemia cell lines.

Anticancer and multidrug-resistance reversing potential of traditional medicinal plants and their bioactive compounds in leukemia cell lines. Chin J Nat Med. 2014 Dec;12(12):881-894 Authors: Senthilkumar R, Chen B, Cai X, Fu R Abstract Multidrug resistance remains a serious clinical problem in the successful therapy of malignant diseases. It occurs in cultured tumor cell lines, as…

Antibiotic-potentiation activities of four Cameroonian dietary plants against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria expressing efflux pumps.

Antibiotic-potentiation activities of four Cameroonian dietary plants against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria expressing efflux pumps. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Jul 21;14(1):258 Authors: Touani FK, Seukep AJ, Djeussi DE, Fankam AG, Noumedem JA, Kuete V Abstract BACKGROUND: The continuous spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria, partially due to efflux pumps drastically reduced the efficacy of the antibiotic…