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Antioxidant, antibacterial properties and the light barrier assessment of raw and purified melanins isolated from Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) seeds

2016; 15(3):392-399. 24. Łopusiewicz Ł. Isolation, characterisation and biological activity of melanin from Exidia nigri-cans. WSN 2018; 91:111-129. 25. Łopusiewicz Ł. Scleroderma citrinum melanin: isolation, purification, spectroscopic studies with characterization of antioxidant, antibacterial and light barrier properties. WSN 2018; 94:114-129. 26. Solano F. Melanins: skin pigments and much more – types, structural models, biological functions, and formation routes. New J Sci 2014. doi: 27. Zhang M, Xiao G

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Antibacterial activity of some saturated polyoxotungstates

. Inorganica Chim Acta. 1988 Jan;151(1):15-8. DOI: 10.1016/S0020-1693(00)83477-5 18. Tajima Y, Nagasawa Z, Tadano J. A factor found in aged tungstate solution enhanced the antibacterial effect of beta-lactams on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiol Immunol. 1993;37(9):695-703. DOI: 10.1111/j.1348-0421.1993.tb01694.x 19. Nomiya K, Torii H, Hasegawa T, Nemoto Y, Nomura K, Hashino K, et al. Insulin mimetic effect of a tungstate cluster. Effect of oral administration of homo-polyoxotungstates and vanadium

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Antibacterial Properties of Functional Polyamide 6.6

, W., Liu, Q., (2002). Preparation and antibacterial activity of a water-soluble chitosan derivative, Carbohydrate Polymer, 50, 35-40. [5] Makhlouf, C., Marais, S., Roudesli, S., (2007). Graft copolymerization of acrylic acid onto polyamide fibers, Applied Surface Science, 253, 5521-5528. [6] Wang, P.H., Pan, C.Y., (2000). Polymer metal composite microspheres preparation and characterization of poly(Stco- AN)Ni microspheres, European Polymer Journal, 36, 2297-2300. [7] Louati, M., El-Achari, A., Ghenaim, A., Caze, C

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Antibacterial activity of rosemary, caraway and fennel essential oils

REFERENCES 1. Prabuseenivasan S, Jayakumar M, Ignacimuthu S. In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils. BMC Complement Altern Med 2006; 6:1-8. 2. Mahmoodi A, Roomiani L, Soltani M, Basti AA, Kamali S, Taheri S. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts from Rosmarinus officinalis , Zataria multiflora , Anethum graveolens and Eucalyptus globulus. Global Vet 2012; 9:73-9. 3. Begum J, Bhuiyan MNI, Chowdhury JU, Hoque MN, Anwar MN. Antimicrobial activity of essential oil from seeds of

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Treatment of selected canine dermatological conditions in Portugal – a research survey


Introduction: Staphylococcus pseudintermedius and Malassezia pachydermatis often cause skin diseases in dogs.

Material and Methods: An online survey was e-mailed to veterinary practices nationwide covering demographics, diagnosis methods, and oral and topical treatment options. Of the 740 surveys sent, 100 complete replies were obtained.

Results: The majority of clinicians were unaware of the existence of the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases guidelines or did not follow them (53%). Oral antibiotics were used universally for superficial bacterial folliculitis treatment, particularly amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (100%), cephalexin (94%), enrofloxacin (67%), or marbofloxacin (60%). For fold dermatitis (FD) and otitis externa (OE), oral antibiotics were also given as treatment in 88% and 82% of cases, respectively. Oral antifungals were often prescribed for generalised Malassezia dermatitis (85%), FD (70%), and OE (59%). S. pseudintermedius and M. pachydermatis were frequently treated topically, particularly with antibacterials or antifungals only, or a combination of antibacterials, antifungals, and glucocorticoids. Alternative options such as honey-based products were not frequently used.

Conclusion: Our survey suggests that oral antibiotics are overused by Portuguese clinicians despite the spread of antibiotic resistant S. pseudintermedius. Oral antibiotics and antifungals are commonly prescribed for skin conditions manageable with topical treatments.

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Antibacterial efficacy of Bacopa monnieri leaf extracts against pathogenic bacteria

. monnieri). Nagarjun. 1989; 267:152-6. 5. Khan AV, Ahmad R, Khan AA, Shukla I. Antibacterial activity of Oxystelma esculentum leaf extracts against some hospital isolated human pathogenic bacterial strains. J Herbal Med Toxicol. 2008; 2:67-70. 6. Khan AV. Antibacterial potential of Clerodendrum inerme, crude extracts against some human pathogenic bacteria. Oriental Pharmacy Exper Med. 2006; 4: 306-11. 7. Harbone JB. Phytochemical methods. A guide to modern technique of plant analysis, 3rd Edition, London:Chapman & Hall, 1998

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Antibacterial activity of ethanolic extracts of some moss species

(38/1):129-135. 12. Sobolewska A, Sztanke M, Pasternak K. Składniki borowiny i jej właściwości lecznicze. Balneol Pol 2007; 2:93-98. 13. Asakawa Y. Biologically active substances from bryophytes. In: Chopra RN, Bhatla SC, eds. Bryophyte development - physiology and biochemistry. Boston, CRC Press, 1990:259-287. 14. Nikolajeva V, Liepina L, Petrina Z, Krumina G, Grube M, Muiznieks I. Antibacterial activity of extracts from some bryophytes. Adv Microbiol 2012; 2:345-353. doi: 15. Ertürk Ö

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Antibacterial dyeing of polyamide using turmeric as a natural dye

.D., Broughton R.M. and Williams J.F., 2001, Antimicrobial treatment of nylon, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 81, pp. 943–947. [8] Mirjalili M. and Karimi L., 2013, The impact of nitrogen low temperature plasma treatment upon the physical– chemical properties of polyester fabric, Journal of The Textile Institute, vol. 104(1), pp. 98–107. [9] Khalil-Abad M.S., Yazdanshenas M.E. and Nateghi M.R., 2009, Effect of cationization on adsorption of silver nanoparticles on cotton surfaces and its antibacterial activity, Cellulose, vol. 16, pp. 1147–1157. [10] Armelao

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Antibacterial activity of selected snake venoms on pathogenic bacterial strains

, Man A, Miklos A, et al. Antibacterial activities of beech bark (Fagus sylvatica L.) polyphenolic extract. Environ Eng Manag J. 2018;17(4):877-84. DOI: 10.30638/eemj.2018.088 5. Man A, Santacroce L, Jacob R, Mare A, Man L. Antimicrobial Activity of Six Essential Oils Against a Group of Human Pathogens: A Comparative Study. Pathogens. 2019 Jan 28;8(1):15. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens8010015 6. Han SM, Kim JM, Hong IP, Woo SO, Kim SG, Jang HR, et al. Antibacterial activity and antibiotic-enhancing effects of honeybee venom against methicillin

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Hydroxyapatite-ciprofloxacin delivery system: Synthesis, characterisation and antibacterial activity

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