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A Search for Antibacterial Agents

This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing antibacterial agents with clinical practicality and alternatives to synthetic antibacterial agents through detailed reviews of diseases and their control using alternative approaches. The book aims at explaining bacterial diseases and their control via synthetic drugs replaced by chemicals obtained from different natural resources which present a future direction in the pharmaceutical industry. The book attempts to present emerging low cost and environmentally friendly drugs that are free from side effects studied in the overlapping disciplines of medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology and pharmacology.

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A Search for Antibacterial AgentsEdited by Varaprasad Bobbarala

Published: September 19th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1085

ISBN: 978-953-51-0724-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5320-7

Copyright year: 2012

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57860 Total Chapter Downloads

35 Crossref Citations

102 Web of Science Citations

93 Dimensions Citations


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1. Relationships Between Chemical Structure and Activity of Triterpenes Against Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria

By A. G. Pacheco, A. F. C. Alcântara, V. G. C. Abreu and G. M. Corrêa


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2. Flower Shaped Silver Nanostructures: An Efficient Bacteria Exterminator

By Subash Chandra Sahu, Barada Kanta Mishra and Bikash Kumar Jena


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3. Lutamide, a New Ceramide Isolated from the Leaves of Ficus lutea

By Herve Martial Poumale Poumale


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4. Antibacterial Modification of Textiles Using Nanotechnology

By Moustafa M. G. Fouda


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5. Metal Complexes as Antimicrobial Agents

By Marcela Rizzotto


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6. Dendrimers as Antibacterial Agents

By Metin Tülü and Ali Serol Ertürk


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7. Selected Factors Determining the Content of Lactoferrin, Lysozyme and Immunoglobulins G in Bovine Milk

By Jolanta Król, Aneta Brodziak, Zygmunt Litwińczuk and Joanna Barłowska


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8. The New About Congenital Antimicrobial Defense of Some Epithelial Tissues – Vaginal Mucosa and Hair

By Arzumanian Vera, Malbakhova Ekaterina and Vartanova Nune


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9. Novel Anti-Microbial Peptides of Xenorhabdus Origin Against Multidrug Resistant Plant Pathogens

By András Fodor, Ildikó Varga, Mária Hevesi, Andrea Máthé-Fodor, Jozsef Racsko and Joseph A. Hogan


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10. Metal Complexes as Prospective Antibacterial Agents

By Joshua A. Obaleye, Adedibu C. Tella and Mercy O. Bamigboye


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11. Bacteriostatic Agents

By Marzieh Rezaei, Majid Komijani and Seyed Morteza Javadirad


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12. New Improved Quinlone Derivatives Against Infection

By Urooj Haroon, M. Hashim Zuberi, M. Saeed Arayne and Najma Sultana


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13. Biocompatibility and Antimicrobial Activity of Some Quaternized Polysulfones

By Silvia Ioan and Anca Filimon


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14. The Design of Bacteria Strain Selective Antimicrobial Peptides Based on the Incorporation of Unnatural Amino Acids

By Amanda L. Russell, David Klapper, Antoine H. Srouji, Jayendra B. Bhonsl, Richard Borschel, Allen Mueller and Rickey P. Hicks


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15. Synthesis, Spectral, Magnetic, Thermal and Antimicrobial Studies on Symmetrically Substituted 2, 9, 16, 23-tetra- phenyliminophthalocyanine Complexes

By M. H. Moinuddin Khan, K. R. Venugopala Reddy and J. Keshavayya


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16. Antisense Antibacterials: From Proof-Of-Concept to Therapeutic Perspectives

By Hui Bai and Xiaoxing Luo


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