Fitoterapia. 2006 May 24; [Epub ahead of print]
Antimicrobial activity of coupled hydroxyanthracenones isolated from plants of the genus Karwinskia.
Salazar R, Rivas V, Gonzalez G, Waksman N.
Departamento de Quimica Analitica, Madero y Aguirre Pequeno, Colonia Mitras Centro, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, C. P. 64460, Mexico.
The in vitro activity of some isolated hydroxyanthracenones belonging to the genus Karwinskia against four bacteria, six filamentous fungi and four yeast are reported. These hydroxyanthracenones were found to possess antimicrobial activity, particularly against Streptococcus pyogenes, Candida albicans, C. boidinii, C. glabrata and Cryptococcus neoformans; minimal inhibitory concentrations range between 16 and 2 mug/ml.
PMID: 16797144 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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