Promising Antimicrobials from Natural Products

Promising Antimicrobials from Natural Products

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Given novel infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and antibiotic resistance new antimicrobial discovery is an important research area. Considering that nature is a vast source of bioactive molecules with antimicrobial activity, the main aim of this book is to present a comprehensive outlook of current research in the field of natural antimicrobials. It discusses the antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants, beehives, and mushrooms with a global coverage of antimicrobial agents from rich forests of Brazil (Amazon), North-Eastern forests of Peru, Argentina, Colombia, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Middle East, Turkey, Croatia, Greece, Germany and Russia.

The book covers the results of the in vitro screening of antimicrobial activities of extracts and isolated compounds from natural origins. It is divided into three sections: i) Section I, includes natural antimicrobials from plants; ii) Section II incorporates antimicrobial agents/secondary metabolites from plants, and (iii) Section III focuses on antimicrobials from mushrooms, beehive and delivery systems for different types of antimicrobials.

Promising Antimicrobials From Natural Products is immensely useful for post graduate students, researchers in plant science, microbiology, biotechnology, pharmacology, pharma companies and those who are interested in herbal, eco-friendly, cost-effective and sustainable antimicrobials

<b>CONTENTS  </b><p><i>Foreword</i></p><p><i>Preface</i></p><p><i>Contributors</i></p><p><b>Section I:  General, Identity and Taxonomy</b></p><p><b>1.      </b><b>The genus <i>Phoma</i>: What we know and what we need to know? </b><br></p><p><b>            </b><i>Mahendra Rai, Beata Zimowska<sup>,</sup> and </i><i>György János Kövics</i><i></i></p><p>2.      <b>Taxonomical evaluation of <i>Phoma</i>- history of classification, current status</b><br></p><p><b>      and future directions.</b></p><p>             <i>Beata Zimowska</i></p><p><b>Section II:  Diversity, Diseases and Host Range</b></p><p><b>3.       </b><b><i>Phoma</i></b><b> on medicinal and aromatic plants</b></p><p><b><i>       </i></b><i>Beata Zimowska</i></p><p>4.      <b>Diseases of fruits, tubers, and seeds caused by <i>Phoma</i> sensu lato species complex</b>   </p><p>             <i>Graciela Dolores</i><i> </i><i>Avila-Quezada and Mahendra Rai</i><i></i></p><p><b> </b><b>5.      </b><b>Overview of <i>Phoma</i>-like fungi on important legumes (Papilionaceous plants)</b></p><p>              <i>György J. Kövics, László Irinyi,  and Mahendra Rai</i></p><p><i> </i><b>6.      </b><b>Diseases of vegetables caused by <i>Phoma</i> spp.</b></p><p><i>            </i><i>Farjana Sultana and Md. Motaher Hossain</i></p><p><i> </i>7.      <b><i>Phoma</i></b><b> diseases: identification, epidemiology and strategies for management </b></p><p><i>            </i><i>Omar Atik</i></p><p><i> </i>8<b><i>.</i></b><b> Major plant diseases caused by <i>Phoma</i> <i>sensu lato</i> species and their integrated            management strategies</b></p><p><i>            </i><i>Fatemeh Salmaninezhad, Reza Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa, and</i></p><p><i>                Santa Olga Maria Cacciola</i></p><p><i> </i>9.      <b><i>Phoma</i></b><b> as an infectious pathogen in medical practice</b></p><p><i>      </i><i>Elena V. Kukhar, and Vladimir S. Kiyan</i></p><p><b>Section III: Secondary metabolites and Bioactivities </b><br></p><p>10.<b> </b><b>Fruitful decade of <i>Phoma</i> secondary metabolites from 2011 to 2020: Chemistry,         chemical diversity and biological activities</b></p><p>                <i>Hidayat Hussain, Elizbit, Iftikhar Ali, Nilufar Z. Mamadalieva, Ghulam Abbas, Maroof Ali,             Gohar Zaman, Amjad Khan, Uzma Hassan, Ivan R. Green</i></p><p> 11.  <b>Bioactive secondary metabolites from endophytic <i>Phoma </i>spp</b></p><p><i>        Pramod Kumar Mahish,<sup> </sup>Shweta Singh and Ravishankar Chauhan</i></p><p>12.  <b>The genus <i>Phoma: </i>a review of its potential bioactivities, implications and  prospects</b></p><p><i>              Luciana Luft, Tássia C. Confortin, Izelmar Todero, Marcio A. Mazutti</i></p><p><i> </i>13.  <b>Bioherbicidal activity of <i>Phoma macrostoma</i></b></p><p>            <i>Michelle Hubbard, Russell K. Hynes, Karen L. Bailey</i></p><p><i> </i>14.  <b>New technologies for the formulation of secondary metabolites produced by <i>Phoma</i> sp. for biological control of weeds</b></p><p><i>                José R. C. Neto, Marcio A. Mazutti, Giovani L. Zabot, Maicon S. N. dos Santos </i></p><p><i>                and Marcus V. Tres</i></p><p><i> </i>15.  <b>Biological management of plant diseases by non-pathogenic <i>Phoma</i> spp.</b></p><p><i>       Md. Motaher Hossain</i><b></b></p><p>16.  <b>Plant growth promoting </b><b><i>Phoma</i></b><b> spp.</b><br></p><p>                 <i>Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy</i></p><p><b>Section IV:Nanotechnology and Fossil  records of <i>Phoma</i></b></p><p>17.  <b>Potential role of <i>Phoma</i></b><b><i> </i>spp. for mycogenic</b><b> synthesis</b><b> of Silver nanoparticles</b></p><p>            <i>Aniket Gade, Sudhir Shende and Mahendra Rai</i></p><p>18.  <b><i>In situ</i> occurrence of </b><b><i>Phomites </i></b><b>Fritel in the phyllosphere of ancient Siwalik forests of eastern Himalaya during the Mio-Pleistocene</b><br></p><p><i>        Meghma Bera, Mahasin Ali Khan, Krishnendu Acharya, Arkamitra Vishnu (née Mandal)<sup> </sup>and      Subir Bera</i><i></i></p>
ISBN 978-3-030-83506-4
Artikelnummer 9783030835064
Medientyp Buch
Auflage 1st ed. 2022
Copyrightjahr 2023
Verlag Springer, Berlin
Umfang XIII, 451 Seiten
Abbildungen XIII, 451 p. 94 illus., 28 illus. in color.
Sprache Englisch