Plant-Derived Natural Products as Sources of Anti-Quorum Sensing Compounds

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Kok-Gan Chan; Yee Meng Chong; Thiba Krishnan; Li Ying Tan; Wai-Fong Yin; Choon-Kook Sam; Chong-Lek Koh;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  • Journal: Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), volume 13, issue 5, pages 6,217-6,228 (issn: 1424-8220, eissn: 1424-8220)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/s130506217, pmc: PMC3690052
  • Subject: quorum sensing | anti-infective | TP1-1185 | infectious diseases | N-acylhomoserine lactones | bacterial cell-to-cell communication | virulence factors | autoinducer | quorum quenching | Review | biofilm | pathogen | Chemical technology
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Quorum sensing is a system of stimuli and responses in relation to bacterial cell population density that regulates gene expression, including virulence determinants. Consequently, quorum sensing has been an attractive target for the development of novel anti-infective ... View more
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