Abstract Title:

Antimicrobial activity of diterpenoids from hairy roots of Salvia sclarea L.: salvipisone as a potential anti-biofilm agent active against antibiotic resistant Staphylococci.

Abstract Source:

Phytomedicine. 2007 Jan;14(1):31-5. Epub 2005 Nov 15. PMID: 17190643

Abstract Author(s):

Ł Kuźma, M Rózalski, E Walencka, B Rózalska, H Wysokińska

Abstract:

Full Citation: "The antimicrobial activities of crude dichloromethane fractions from acetone extracts of Agrobacterium rhizogenes transformed roots and roots of field-grown plants of Salvia sclarea as well as four pure abietane diterpenoids isolated from the hairy root cultures were determined. The growth of Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis) but not Gram-negative ones (Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa)

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