Inhibition of the Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract on the growth of phagocytosed multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Marta Martins, Diane Ordway, Malthe Kristiansen, Miguel Viveiros, Clara Leandro, J. Molnár, Leonard Amaral

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Abstract

The Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract, inactive against the methicillin-resistant-Staphylococcus aureus or the multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, does inhibit the growth of these two bacteria once they are phagocytosed by monocyte derived human macrophages.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-99
Number of pages4
JournalFitoterapia
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

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Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Phagocytosis
Methanol
Macrophages
Bacteria
Growth

Keywords

  • Antimicrobial activity
  • Carpobrotus edulis
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology

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Inhibition of the Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract on the growth of phagocytosed multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. / Martins, Marta; Ordway, Diane; Kristiansen, Malthe; Viveiros, Miguel; Leandro, Clara; Molnár, J.; Amaral, Leonard.

In: Fitoterapia, Vol. 76, No. 1, 01.2005, p. 96-99.

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Martins, Marta ; Ordway, Diane ; Kristiansen, Malthe ; Viveiros, Miguel ; Leandro, Clara ; Molnár, J. ; Amaral, Leonard. / Inhibition of the Carpobrotus edulis methanol extract on the growth of phagocytosed multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. In: Fitoterapia. 2005 ; Vol. 76, No. 1. pp. 96-99.
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