Медицинская литература


Essential oils and phyto-compounds

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Рубрика: Генетика. Микробиология

Автор(ы): Mohd Sajjad Ahmad Khan and Iqbal Ahmad

Язык: Английский

Издательство: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9783659287152

Баркод: 9783659287152

Год: 2012

Наличие книги: Отгружается в течение двух недель

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Страниц: 300

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Essential oils are widely known for their contribution in developing modern drug as well as herbal formulation in ethnomedicine against fungal infections. Problem of host toxicity and drug-resistance has impeded the success of antifungal therapy. Therefore, new and effective antifungal agents and approaches for treating these infections are warranted. The problem of drug-resistance, biofilm formation and associated pathogenicity in fungi has been discussed in this monograph. This work provides extensive investigation on certain essential oils/ active compounds for their antifungal and antivirulence activity against drug-resistant strains of fungi especially Candida albicans, Trichophyton rubrum and Aspergillus fumigatus. This work has highlighted the mode of action and synergistic interaction of essential oils/compounds with antifungal drugs against planktonic and biofilm mode of growth of fungi. This book is a valuable work for students, researchers and clinicians interested in...

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