Open Access Medical Books



Edited by Varaprasad Bobbarala .

355 pages .
Open Access .

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.

Varaprasad Bobbarala
Chief Scientist at Krisani Biosciences


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

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

Chapter 2 Flower Shaped Silver Nanostructures: An Efficient Bacteria Exterminator 25
Subash Chandra Sahu, Barada Kanta Mishra and Bikash Kumar Jena

Chapter 3 Lutamide, a New Ceramide Isolated from the Leaves of Ficus lutea 41
Herve Martial Poumale Poumale

Chapter 4 Antibacterial Modification of Textiles Using Nanotechnology 47
Moustafa M. G. Fouda

Chapter 5 Metal Complexes as Antimicrobial Agents 73
Marcela Rizzotto

Chapter 6 Dendrimers as Antibacterial Agents 89
Metin Tülü and Ali Serol Ertürk

Chapter 7 Selected Factors Determining the Content of Lactoferrin, Lysozyme and Immunoglobulins G in Bovine Milk 107
Jolanta Król, Aneta Brodziak, Zygmunt Litwińczuk and Joanna Barłowska

Chapter 8 The New About Congenital Antimicrobial Defense of Some Epithelial Tissues – Vaginal Mucosa and Hair 125
Arzumanian Vera, Malbakhova Ekaterina and Vartanova Nune

Chapter 9 Novel Anti-Microbial Peptides of Xenorhabdus Origin Against Multidrug Resistant Plant Pathogens 147
András Fodor, Mária Hevesi, Andrea Máthé-Fodor, Jozsef Racsko and Joseph A. Hogan

Chapter 10 Metal Complexes as Prospective Antibacterial Agents 197
Joshua A. Obaleye, Adedibu C. Tella and Mercy O. Bamigboye

Chapter 11 Bacteriostatic Agents 219
Marzieh Rezaei, Majid Komijani and Seyed Morteza Javadirad

Chapter 12 New Improved Quinlone Derivatives Against Infection 235
Urooj Haroon, M. Hashim Zuberi, M. Saeed Arayne and Najma Sultana

Chapter 13 Biocompatibility and Antimicrobial Activity of Some Quaternized Polysulfones 249
Silvia Ioan and Anca Filimon

Chapter 14 The Design of Bacteria Strain Selective Antimicrobial Peptides Based on the Incorporation of Unnatural Amino Acids 275
Amanda L. Russell, David Klapper, Antoine H. Srouji, Jayendra B. Bhonsl, Richard Borschel, Allen Mueller
and Rickey P. Hicks

Chapter 15 Synthesis, Spectral, Magnetic, Thermal and Antimicrobial Studies on Symmetrically Substituted 2, 9, 16, 23-tetraphenyliminophthalocyanine Complexes 305
M. H. Moinuddin Khan, K. R. Venugopala Reddy and J. Keshavayya

Chapter 16 Antisense Antibacterials: From Proof-Of-Concept to Therapeutic Perspectives 319
Hui Bai and Xiaoxing Luo .

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