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- Keum, Joon-Ho, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Pharmaceutical biology 2010 v.48 no.11 pp. 1285-1290
- Rheum palmatum; Staphylococcus aureus; agar; ampicillin; anti-infective properties; antibiotic resistance; bacteria; emodin; methicillin; minimum inhibitory concentration; morbidity; mortality; multiple drug resistance; new combination; oxacillin; synergism
- ... Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a substantial contributor to morbidity and mortality. In search of a natural products capable of inhibiting this multidrug resistant bacteria, we have investigated the antimicrobial activity of emodin (EM) isolated from Rheum palmatum L. (Polygonaceae) against 17 different strains of the bacterium. New antimicrobial activity was found using the ...