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Author International Conference on Antimicrobial Research (1st : 2010 : Valladolid, Spain)

Title Science and technology against microbial pathogens : research, development and evaluation : proceedings of the International Conference on Antimicrobial Research (ICAR2010), Valladolid, Spain, 3-5 November 2010 / editor, A. Mendez-Vilas
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2011]
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Contents Antimicrobial peptides. A new class of Scots pine antimicrobial proteins, which act by binding B-glucan / Sanjeewani Sooriyaarachchi [and others]. Antimicrobial aza-[symbol]-peptides : structure-activity relationship? / B. Legrand [and others]. differential antimicrobial activities of human beta-defensins against Methicillin resistant (MRSA) and Methicillin sensitive (MSSA) Staphylococcus aureus / N.D.S. Herathge, J.T. George and D.A. Rowley. Isolation of antimicrobial peptides from New Zealand spinach Tetragonia tetragonioides / T. Neubauerova [and others]. Lysostaphin : molecular changes that preserve staphylolytic activity / S. Becker [and others]. Purification and characterization of antimicrobial peptides from fleshly larvae haemolymph / T. Neubauerova [and others]. Structural and functional diversity of natural antimicrobial oligopeptides / Aexander A. Zamyatnin. The role of Gram-negative envelope LPS on the bactericidal properties of proteins and peptides : the case of eosinophil cationic protein / D. Pulido [and others] -- Non-antibiotics biocides. Evaluation of biocidal activity of Evolyse, a disinfectant based on hydrogen peroxide and silver nitrate / M. Barbara Pisano [and others]. Increased resistance to detergent in Enterococcus faecalis / Jacqueline Keyhani and Ezzatollah Keyhani. Legionella pneumophila isolation rate in a Spanish hospital pre- and post-installation of an electro-chemical activation system for potable water disinfection / Jose-Maria Rivera [and others] -- Antimicrobial evaluation : clinical and pre-clinical trials. Adherence to ART and its associated factors among HIV AIDS patients in Addis Ababa / Ezra Muluneh. Effectiveness and safety of miconazole with hydrocortisone (Daktacort) feminine care cream in the treatment of vulvar candidiasis / J. Perez-Peralta and G. Balaccua -- Natural products : terrestrial and marine organisms. Analysis of the 2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate present in Brassica leaves and their potential application as antimicrobial agent against bacteria strains isolated from human and pig gastrointestinal tracts / A. Aires [and others]. Antimicrobial effect of carvacrol on Escherichia coli K12 growth at different temperatures / C.M. Belda-Galbis, A. Martinez and D. Rodrigo. Bacteriostatic effect of cocoa powder rich in polyphenols to control Cronobacter sakazakii proliferation on infant milk formula / M.C. Pina-Perez, D. Rodrigo and A. Martinez-Lopez
Summary The aim of this book is to disseminate the most recent research in science and technology against microbial pathogens presented at the first edition of the ICAR Conference Series (ICAR2010) held in Valladolid, Spain, in November 2010. This volume is a compilation of 86 chapters written by active researchers that offer information and experiences and afford critical insights into anti-microbe strategies in a general context marked by the threat posed by the increasing antimicrobial resistance of pathogenic microorganisms. "Anti" is here taken in a wide sense as "against cell cycle, adhesion, or communication", and when harmful for the human health (infectious diseases, chemotherapy etc.) and industry or economy (food, agriculture, water systems etc.) The book examines this interesting subject area from antimicrobial resistance (superbugs, emerging and re-emerging pathogens etc.), to the use of natural products or microbes against microbial pathogens, not forgetting antimicrobial chemistry, physics and material science. Readers will find in a single volume, up-to-date information of the current knowledge in antimicrobial research. The book is recommended for researchers from a broad range of academic disciplines that are contributing in the battle against harmful microorganisms, not only those more traditionally involved in this research area (microbiologists, biochemists, geneticists, clinicians etc.), but also experimental and theoretical/computational chemists, physicists or engineers
Notes "This book contains a compilation of works which were presented at the International Conference on Antimicrobial Research (ICAR2010), which took place in Valladolid (Spain), during November 3rd-5th 2010"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Anti-infective agents -- Congresses.
Drug resistance in microorganisms -- Congresses.
Pathogenic microorganisms -- Congresses.
Anti-Infective Agents.
Bacteria.
Drug Resistance, Microbial.
Eukaryota.
Fungi.
Viruses.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Méndez-Vilas, A.
ISBN 9789814354868 (electronic bk.)
9814354864 (electronic bk.)