Antimicrobials

Crus et al 2014Cruz I, Cheetham JJ, Arnason JT, Yack JE, Smith ML. (2013) Alkamides from Echinacea disrupt the fungal cell wall-membrane complex. Phytomedicine DOI: 10.1016/j.phytomed.2013.10.025.

 

 

Darvishi et al PONEDarvishi E, Omidi M, Bushehri AA, Golshani A and Smith ML. (2013) The antifungal Eugenol perturbs dual aromatic and branched-chain amino acid permeases in the cytoplasmic membrane of yeast. PLOS ONE 8: e76028. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076028.

 

Darvishi thymol 2013Darvishi E, Omidi M, Bushehri AA, Golshani A and Smith ML. (2013) Thymol antifungal mode of action involves telomerase inhibition. Medical Mycol. DOI:10.3109

 

 

GalvanJones et al IntJFoodMicroGalván Márquez I, Akuaku J, Cruz I, Cheetham J, Golshani A, Smith ML (2013) Disruption of protein synthesis as antifungal mode of action by chitosan. Int J Food Microbiol 164: 108-112.

 

 

Mir-Rashed et al 2010Mir-Rashed N, Cruz I, Jessulat M, Dumontier M, Chesnais C, Ng J, Treyvaud Amiguet V, Golshani A, Arnason JT, Smith ML (2010) Disruption of fungal cell wall by antifungal Echinacea extracts. Medical Mycology 48: 949-58. (NSERC Strategic and Discovery –MLS), AG & JTA

 

Bissonnette et al 2008Bissonnette, L, Arnason JT, Smith, ML (2008) Real-time fluorescence-based detection of furanocoumarin photoadducts of DNA. Phytochem. Anal. 19: 342-347.

 

 

Mogg et all 2008Mogg, C, Petit P, Cappuccino N, Durst T, McKague C, Foster M, Yack JE, Arnason JT, Smith ML (2008) Tests of the antibiotic properties of the invasive vine Vincetoxicum rossicum against bacteria, fungi and insects. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 36:383-391.

 

Galvan et alGalvánIJ, Mir-Rashed N, Jessulat M, Atanya M, Golshani A, Durst T, Petit P, Treyvaud Amiguet V, Boekhout T, Summerbell R, Arnason JT, Smith ML (2008) Antifungal and antioxidant activities of the phytomedicine Pipsissewa, Chimaphila umbellata. Phytochem. 69: 738-746.

 

Smith PHarm Biol 2008Smith, RP, Cruz, I, Golshani, A, Chesnais, C, Smith, ML (2008) Secondary assays for testing mode of action of natural products with bioactivity against fungi. Pharmaceutical Biology 46:16-25.

 

 

Dumontier et al 2008Dumontier M, GreenJR, Golshani A, Smith ML, Mir-Rashed N, DehneF, Cheetham JJ (2008) Identifying significant features shared among yeast proteins for functional genomics. Nature Precedings, hdl:10101/npre.2008.2311.1.

 

Memarian et al 2007Memarian N, Jessulat M, Alirezaie J, Mir-Rashed N, Xu J, Zareie M, Smith ML, Golshani A (2007) Colony size measurement of the yeast gene deletion strains for functional genomics. BMC Bioinformatics 8:117.

 

Jessulat, Smith et alModBiologAppropJessulat MGM, Smith RP, Golshani A, Mir-Rashed NH, Arnason JT, and Smith ML(2006) Modern biological approaches to folk medicines and traditional antifungal therapies. International J Technology, Knowledge and Society 2:171-180.

 

Amiguet et al2006Treyvaud Amiguet V, Petit P, Ta CA, Nunez R, Sanchez-Vindas P, Poveda L, Smith ML, Arnason JT, Durst T (2006) Phytochemistry and antifungal properties of the newly discovered tree Pleodendron costaricense. J Nat Prod 69:1005-1009.

 

Bafi-Yeboa 1995Bafi-Yeboa NFA, Arnason JT, Baker J, Smith ML (2005) Antifungal constituents of Northern prickly ash, Zanthoxylum americanum Mill. Phytomedicine 12:370-377.

 

 

Smith P&PSmith ML, Gregory P, Bafi-Yeboa NFA and Arnason JT (2004) Inhibition of DNA polymerization and antifungal specificity of furanocoumarins present in traditional medicines. Photochem. Photobiol. 79:506-509.

 

Merali et alMerali S, Binns S, Paulin-Levasseur M, Ficker C, Smith ML, Baum B, Brovelli E, and Arnason JT (2003) Antifungal and anti-inflammatory activity of the genus Echinacea. Pharmaceutical Biol. 41:412-420.

 

 

Ficker Phyt Res 2003Ficker CE, Smith ML, Akpagana K, Gbeassor M, Zhang J, Durst T, Assabgui R and Arnason JT (2003) Bioassay-guided isolation and identification of antifungal compounds from ginger. Phytotherapy Res. 17:897-902.

 

Ficker et al JE2003Ficker CE, Smith ML, Susiarti S, Leaman DJ, Irawati Ç and Arnason JT (2003) Inhibition of human pathogenic fungi by members of Zingiberaceae used by the Kenyah (Indonesian Borneo). J. Ethnopharmacol. 85:289-293.

 

Ficker et al MycosesFicker CE, Arnason JT, Sanchez-Vindas P, Poveda-Alvarez L, Akpagana K, Gbéassor M, De Souza C, and Smith ML (2003) Inhibition of human pathogenic fungi by ethnobotanically selected plant extracts. Mycoses 46:29-37.

 

Yang X, Summerhurst DK, Koval SF, Ficker C, Smith ML and Bernards MA (2001) Isolation of an antimicrobial compound from Impatiens balsamina L using bioassay-guided fractionation. Phytotherapy Res. 15: 676-680.

 

Jones et al2000Jones NP, Arnason JT, Abou-Zaid M, Akpagana K, Sanchez-Vindas P and Smith ML (2000) Antifungal activity of extracts from medicinal plants used by First Nations Peoples of eastern Canada. J. Ethnopharmacol. 73: 191-198.

 

Binns et alPlantaMedicaBinns SE, Purgina B, Bergeron C, Smith ML, Ball L, Baum B and Arnason JT (2000) Light-mediated activity of Echinacea extracts. Planta Medica 44:1494-1498.

 

 

Omar at al2000Omar S, Lemonnier B, Jones N, Ficker C, Smith ML, Neema C, Towers GHN, Goel K and Arnason JT (2000) Antimicrobial activity of extracts of eastern North American hardwood trees and relation to traditional medicine. J. Ethnopharmacol. 73: 161-170.

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