Transcriptome analysis of responses to rhodomyrtone in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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Wipawadee Sianglum; Potjanee Srimanote; Peter W Taylor; Helena Rosado; Supayang P Voravuthikunchai;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3459976, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045744
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Research Article | Biology | Infectious diseases | Microbiology | Staphylococci | Transcriptomes | Medicine | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Bacterial Pathogens | Bacterial diseases | Q | R | Science | Genome Analysis Tools | Genomics | Staphylococcus aureus

Rhodomyrtone, purified from Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk, exhibits a high degree of potency against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). We recently demonstrated that exposure of MRSA to a subinhibitory concentration (0.174 µg/ml) of rhodomyrtone r... View more
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