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Title New strategies combating bacterial infection / edited by Iqbal Ahmad, Farrukh Aqil
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2008
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Description 1 online resource
Contents New Strategies Combating Bacterial Infection; Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; 1 Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance: The Need for Novel Antimicrobial Therapies; 2 Novel Approaches to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria; 3 Promising Current Drug Candidates in Clinical Trials and Natural Products Against Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis; 4 Non-antibiotics An Alternative for Microbial Resistance: Scope and Hope; 5 Use of Natural Products to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria; 6 West African Plants and Related Phytocompounds with Anti-Multidrug-Resistance Activity
Summary Combating bacterial infections calls for a multidisciplinary approach and this is what is on offer here. Written by an experienced international team of researchers from various fields ranging from biotechnology to traditional medicine, the book provides complete and comprehensive coverage of topics relevant to new antibacterial drugs. This ready reference and handbook adopts a novel approach, focusing on combating multi-drug resistance in bacteria by developing antibacterials with new target sites, using new advances in drug discovery as well as natural products. Divided into three sections
Notes Print version record
Subject Bacterial diseases -- Prevention.
Bacterial diseases -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahmad, Iqbal (Lecturer in agricultural microbiology)
Aqil, Farrukh.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 1282026380
3527622942 (electronic bk.)
9783527622948 (electronic bk.)