Microbiology Book Series #5 - Volume 1

Cover-ISBN Vol. 1
Table of Contents

Antimicrobial Natural Products 

Antibacterial efficacy of Rosmarinus officinalis phytochemicals against nosocomial multidrug-resistant bacteria grown in planktonic culture and biofilm
 S. Moreno, E.M. Galván, N. Vázquez, G. Fiorilli and P.A. Cáceres Guido
Antifungal activity of leaf and bark extracts from Brazilian mangrove plants
 M.R. Oliveira Silva and N. Buarque Gusmão
Antimicrobial abietane diterpenoids against resistant bacteria and biofilms
 Í. Neto, C. Faustino and P. Rijo
Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of pigments synthesized from microorganisms
 Gözde Konuray and Zerrin Erginkaya
Antimicrobial and synergistic effects of some essential oils to fight against microbial pathogens – a review
 Hemali Padalia, Pooja Moteriya, Yogesh Baravalia and Sumitra Chanda
Antimicrobial effects of natural products
 Jun-Beom Park
Antimicrobial natural products
 Hui Song and Wen Zheng
Antimicrobial peptides and infectious diseases
 Pujarini Dutta and Santasabuj Das
Antimicrobial peptides: from synthesis to clinical perspectives
 V.A. Carneiro, H.S. Duarte, M.G.V. Prado, M.L. Silva, M.S. Teixeira, Y.M.V. dos Santos, I.B. Vasconcelos
 and R.M.S. Cunha
Antimicrobial Potentials of Wild-type Enterococcus spp. from an Extreme Habitat and a Fermented Food – A Retrospective Mini-review
 Utpal Roy and S.M. Singh
Antimicrobial properties and therapeutic benefits of honey in the quest for more efficient antimicrobial agents
 C. Faustino and L. Pinheiro
Bioactives against Superbugs: using phytotherapy to counteract the drugresistance burden in the 21st century
 Paula Parreira, Teresa Brás, Patricia A. Ramos and Maria F. Duarte
Caatinga plants as weapons against microorganisms: advances and challenges
 P.A. Moura, C.M. Bezerra Filho, L.C. Nascimento da Silva, M.V. Silva and M.T.S. Correia
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume and Myristica fragrans Houtt essential oils as bio-pesticides against the fungus Guignardia citricarpa
 R.C. Duarte, G.B. Fanaro, J. Santana, E.M.M.S. Gaspar and A.L.C.H. Villavicencio
Coffee industrial waste as a natural source of bioactive compounds with antibacterial and antifungal activities
 C. Sousa, C. Gabriel, F. Cerqueira, M.C. Manso and A.F. Vinha
Development of antimicrobial peptide based anti-leishmanial agents: current understandings and future perspective
 Abul Hasan Sardar, Sushmita Das and Pradeep Das
Evaluating antimicrobial activity of bioactive glycerophospholipids presents in Brazilian marine sponges extracts
 William R. Batista, Silvia R.P. Lopes, Daniela B.C. Silva, Maria H.C.B. Neves, Ricardo Coutinho, Cláudio C. Lopes
 and Rosangela S.C. Lopes
Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of extracts of chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.) obtained from irradiated and non-irradiated samples
 E.G. Solidônio, Y.S. Burle, P.A. Silva, M.C.V. Vicalvi, I.F.A.C. de Souza, G.R. Silva, K.X.F.R. Senna and W. Colaço
Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of the association of crude extracts of Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi and Lippia sidoides Cham. against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus
 L.S. Pedrosa, M.C.V.V. Costa, C.E.O. Costa Júnior, R.O.A. Melo, I.F.A.C. de Souza, E.G. Solidônio, J.F.C. Albuquerque
 and K.X.F.R. Sena
Indian medicinal plant extracts and its green synthesized metal nanoparticles: a new genre for combating human pathogens
 Sunayana Saha, Bony Deb and Rabindranath Bhattacharyya
Leishmanicidal compounds of natural origin: their prospective mantle in antileishmanial therapy
 Garima Chouhan, Hani A. Ozbak, Hassan A. Hemeg and Farhat Afrin
Mode of action of bioactive phytochemicals, plant secondary metabolites, possessing antimicrobial properties
 Heejeong Lee and Dong Gun Lee
On the role of natural compounds in mycotoxigenic fungi control
 C. Morcia, M. Mehani, N. Salhi, L. Nazari, A. Khelil, A. Bara, R. Ghizzoni, G. Tumino and V. Terzi
Plant antimicrobial peptides
 I.A. Terra, C.S. Portugal and A.B. Becker-Ritt
Plant essential oils as natural fungicides against stored product fungi
 A. Kedia, D.K. Jha and N.K. Dubey
Study of the sugarcane (Sachharum spp.) antimicrobial activity against the fungi Aspergillus sp. and Fusarium sp.
 I. Racowski, V.T. Freire, C.L.S. Souza, T.M. dos Santos and B. Pagani
Synergistic effect of phytochemicals in vitro and their antimicrobial properties against food-borne microorganisms in “coalho” cheese
 E.C. Lima Machado, E.H. Leite Machado, S. Teixeira Ortiz, M.R. Oliveira Silva, E.M. Barbosa da Silva
 and S.A. Cardoso Andrade
Tannins obtained from medicinal plants extracts against pathogens: antimicrobial potential
 A. Vieira Pereira, G. Mateus Santana, M. Biondaro Góis and D.M. Gonçales Sant’Ana
Terminalia genus as source of antimicrobial agents
 O. Silva and R. Serrano
The potential of plant extracts against multidrug resistant Candida species- A review
 Tejas Rathod, Hemali Padalia and Sumitra Chanda

Biocontrol; Biosynthesis of Antimicrobials – Bacteriophages 

Advances in the use of endolysins: general remarks, structure, applications, genetic modifications and perspectives
 C.I. Barrera Rivas, M. Cajero Juarez, J. Oviedo-Boyso, R.E. Nuñez-Anita, L. Kameyama Kawabe and J.J. Valdéz Alarcón
Antimicrobial Activities of Bacillus Strains containing biosynthetic genes against Legionella pneumophila
 Nihal Doğruöz Güngör, Zuhal Zeybek and Ayşın Çotuk
Applications of Salmonella bacteriophages in the food production chain
 K. Petsong and K. Vongkamjan
Bacteriophage therapy – Looking back in to the future
 Shesh Raj Patel, Ajay Kumar Verma, Vijay Chandra Verma, Madhusudhana Reddy Janga and Gopal Nath
Bacteriophages of Pseudomonas bacteria: application in medicine and agriculture
 G. Novik and V. Savich
Biocontrol of phytopathogens: Antibiotic production as mechanism of control
 A.L. Ulloa-Ogaz, L.N. Muñoz-Castellanos and G.V. Nevárez-Moorillón
Control of pathogens in cooked meat products: the beneficial role of lactic acid bacteria
 M.P. Castro, M.E. Cayré, N.Z. Palavecino Prpich and F.P. Rivas
Evaluation of Lactic Acid Bacteria, Ozone Treated Water and Ultra Violet Irradiation as Surface Decontamintant in Artificially Contaminated Thunnus obesus and Clarias gariepinus
 M.N. Lani, Adilah Ismail, Nurul Ulfah Karim, Marzuki Ismail, Abdul Faiz Din Abdullah, Norfariha Baharin
 and Abd. Rahman Tamuri
Natural products: insecticidal and antimicrobial activity
 N. Knaak, S.L.F. Wiest, W. Soares and L.M. Fiuza
Plasmid encoded bacteriocin transformation studies in Alcaligenes and Brevundimonas sp.
 Misbah Aslam and Nazia Jamil
The use of bacteriophages in the development of new alternatives in therapy
 E. Martínez Peñafiel, F. Fernández Ramírez and L. Kameyama Kawabe


Adhesion of Biofilm forming Staphylococcus epidermidis strains on Intraocular Lenses – An Update
 S. Ahmad, H. Ashraf and S.M. Akram
Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm activity of Enzybiotic against Staphylococcus aureus
 Purnima V. Gupta and Mangal S. Nagarsenker
Bacterial biofilm formation and its role against agricultural pathogens
 M. Rafique, K. Hayat, T. Mukhtar, Amna, A.A. Khan, M.S. Afridi, T. Hussain, T. Sultan, M.F.H. Munis, M. Imran
 and H.J. Chaudhary
Bacterial biofilms and their new control strategies in food industry
 Meltem Yesilcimen Akbas
Bacterial biofilms: Medical impact, development, control and threats
 Saad Bin Zafar Mahmood and Zafar Alam Mahmood
Biofilms and intravascular catheter related bloodstream infections
 Li Zhang, Jeremy C. Brownlie and Claire Rickard
Candida albicans biofilms: characteristics, clinical relevance, and drug susceptibility – Mini-review
 Anna Carolina Borges Pereira Costa, Cristiane Aparecida Pereira and Graziella Nuernberg Back Brito
Dental Plaque Biofilm: An Invisible Terror in the Oral Cavity
 Sangeeta Singh, Parul Sharma and A.K. Shreehari
Essential oils against bacterial biofilm formation and quorum sensing of food-borne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms
 E.B. Kerekes, A. Vidács, J. Török Jenei, Cs. Gömöri, M. Takó, M. Chandrasekaran, S.Kadaikunnan, N. S. Alharbi, J. Krisch
 and Cs. Vágvölgyi
Interactions among cariogenic bacterial species in oral biofilm
 Rosa Virginia Dutra de Oliveira, Cristiane Yumi Koga-Ito and Fernanda Lourençao Brighenti
Microbial biofilms: development, treatment and prevention in medical implants
 Sangeeta Singh, Raavi and Ayushi Gupta
Multidrug resistance and biofilm formation contribute to the nosocomial infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii
 Chuandong Wang, Jing Wang, Hongwei Pan, Wei Hu and Yuezhong Li
Plasma interaction with biofilm
 Sohier M. Syame

Antimicrobial Materials Science and Surface Chemistry; Antimicrobials in Consumer Products - Antimicrobial Chemistry - Non-Antibiotic Biocides - Antimicrobial Physics 

Antibacterial Activity of Highly Porous Vinyl alcohol group containing Polymer/MWNT Nanocomposite Particles
 Kyu Ryn Kim, Hyun Jeong Jeon, Eun-Ju Lee and Eun-Soo Park
Antibacterial coatings
 P. Thebault and T. Jouenne
Antibacterial performance and application prospect of novel coppercontaining stainless steels
 Li Nan, Ling Ren, Chunguang Yang, Dake Xu and Ke Yang
Antimicrobial polymeric materials for packaging applications: A review
 Eun-Soo Park
Chalcones as antimalarials: In silico and synthetic approach
 Kamal Kumar Chaudhary, Pooja Kannojia and Nidhi Mishra
Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of colloidal silver-hydrogen peroxide against model cooling tower biofilm
 Nazmiye Ozlem Sanli Yurudu and Ayten Kimiran Erdem
Host-Directed Therapeutics: ATP as an Immunoadjunctive Agent for Chemotherapy against Mycobacterial Infections
 Haruaki Tomioka
Naphthoquinone: Bioactivity and Green Synthesis
 L. Ramos-Peralta, L.I. López-López, S.Y. Silva-Belmares, A. Zugasti-Cruz, R. Rodríguez-Herrera
 and C.N. Aguilar-González
Non-antibiotic approaches for oral applications
 P.V. Araújo, A. Gala-Garcia, R.T.R.C. Peixoto, R.D. Sinisterra and M.E. Cortés
Photodynamic therapy application in endodontic aerobic microorganisms and facultative anaerobic
 C.C.S.A. Lins, A.R.S. Melo, C.C. Silva, J.B. Oliveira, G.A. Lima, C.M.M.B. Castro, F.A. Diniz and L.L. Melo
Rational design of new leishmanicidal agents: In silico and In vitro evaluation
 S. Andrade Ochoa, K.F. Chacón Vargas, J. Correa Basurto, L.M. Rodríguez Váldez, G.V. Nevárez Moorillón
 and L. E. Sánchez Torres
Semi-synthetic compounds as antimicrobial agents in food preservation
 E.J. Lenardão, W. Padilha da Silva, R.G. Jacob, D.S. Volcan Maia, J. Coswig Golbeck and S. Ferraz Fonseca