Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3834

Full Length Research Paper

In vitro antibacterial action on methicillin-susceptible (MSSA) and methicillin-resistant (MRSA) Staphylococcus aureus and antitumor potential of Mauritia flexuosa L. f.

Ezequias Pessoa de Siqueira*
  • Ezequias Pessoa de Siqueira*
  • René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Anderson Assunção Andrade2
  • Anderson Assunção Andrade2
  • Laboratory of Microbiology, Institute of Biological and Natural Sciences, Federal University of Triangulo Mineiro, Praça Manoel Terra, 330, 38025-015, Uberaba, MG, Brazil.
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Elaine Maria de Souza-Fagundes3,
  • Elaine Maria de Souza-Fagundes3,
  • Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627/3, 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Jonas Pereira Ramos
  • Jonas Pereira Ramos
  • Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627/3, 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Markus Kohlhoff
  • Markus Kohlhoff
  • René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Yule Roberta Ferreira Nunes
  • Yule Roberta Ferreira Nunes
  • Ecology Laboratory and Plant Propagation, Department of General Biology, Estadual University of Montes Claros, University Campus Prof. Darcy Ribeiro, 39401-089, Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Maria das Dores Magalhães Veloso
  • Maria das Dores Magalhães Veloso
  • Ecology Laboratory and Plant Propagation, Department of General Biology, Estadual University of Montes Claros, University Campus Prof. Darcy Ribeiro, 39401-089, Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Fernanda Fraga Campos
  • Fernanda Fraga Campos
  • Federal University of the Valleys of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri, Department of Biological Sciences and Health, Rua da Glória, 187, 39100-000, Diamantina, Brazil.
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Susana Johann
  • Susana Johann
  • Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Presidente Antonio Carlos, 6627/3, 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Tânia Maria de Almeida Alves
  • Tânia Maria de Almeida Alves
  • René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Carlos Leomar Zani
  • Carlos Leomar Zani
  • René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Betania Barros Cota
  • Betania Barros Cota
  • René Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Av. Augusto de Lima, 1715, 30190-002, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 12 November 2014
  •  Accepted: 16 December 2014
  •  Published: 25 December 2014

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