antileishmanial and antifungal activity of plants used in traditional medicine in brazil.the antileishmanial and antifungal activity of 24 methanol extracts from 20 plants, all of them used in the brazilian traditional medicine for the treatment of several infectious and inflammatory disorders, were evaluated against promastigotes forms of two species of leishmania (l. amazonensis and l. chagasi) and two yeasts (candida albicans and cryptococcus neoformans). among the 20 tested methanolic extracts, those of vernonia polyanthes was the most active against l. amazonensis (ic(50) of 4 ...200717234373
screening of amazonian plants from the adolpho ducke forest reserve, manaus, state of amazonas, brazil, for antimicrobial activity.tropical forests are species-rich reserves for the discovery and development of antimicrobial drugs. the aim of this work is to investigate the in vitro antimicrobial potential of amazon plants found within the national institute on amazon research's adolpho ducke forest reserve, located in manaus, state of amazonas, brazil. 75 methanol, chloroform and water extracts representing 12 plant species were tested for antimicrobial activity towards strains of mycobacterium smegmatis, escherichia coli, ...200818368234
endophytic fungi from myrcia guianensis at the brazilian amazon: distribution and bioactivity.beneficial interactions between plants and microorganisms have been investigated under different ecological, physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects. however, the systematic exploration of biomolecules with potential for biotechnological products from this interaction still is relatively scarce. therefore, this study aimed the evaluation of the diversity and antimicrobial activity of the endophytic fungi obtained from roots, stems and leafs of myrcia guianensis (myrtaceae) from the brazi ...201424948926
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