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, Joseph Molnar, 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 1 2005

Keywords

  • Antimicrobial activity
  • Carpobrotus edulis
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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