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Antibacterial Constituents from the Roots of Erythrina herbacea against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Author(s): H. Tanaka, M. Sudo, T. Kawamura, M. Sato, R. Yamaguchi, T. Fukai, E. Sakai and N. Tanaka

Month: Jun
Year: 2010

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Planta Medica
Volume: 76
Issue: 9
Pages: 916-919

Article Topic(s): Human Use, Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Erythrina herbacea (Coralbean),

Abstract

Two new compounds were isolated from the roots of Erythrina herbacea. One compound showed a potent bactericidal activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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H. Tanaka, M. Sudo, T. Kawamura, M. Sato, R. Yamaguchi, T. Fukai, E. Sakai and N. Tanaka. "Antibacterial Constituents from the Roots of Erythrina herbacea against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus." Planta Medica 76.9 (2010): 916-919.

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ISSN: 0032-0943
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1240849

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