Antibiotic resistance : mechanisms and new antimicrobial approaches / Kateryna Kon, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Virology, and Immunology, Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Mahendra Rai, PhD, Biotechnology Department, SGB Amravati University, Maharashtra, India.

By: Kon , Kateryna
Contributor(s): Rai, Mahendra
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, Academic Press, 2016Description: xxi, 413 P . : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 9780128036426; 0128036427Uniform titles: Antibiotic resistance (Kon) Subject(s): Drug resistance in microorganisms | Drug Resistance, Microbial | Anti-Infective Agents | Nanotechnology | Drug resistance in microorganismsDDC classification: 616.9041 KON Summary: "Antibiotic Resistance: Mechanisms and New Antimicrobial Approaches discusses up-to-date knowledge in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and all recent advances in fighting microbial resistance such as the applications of nanotechnology, plant products, bacteriophages, marine products, algae, insect-derived products, and other alternative methods that can be applied to fight bacterial infections. Understanding fundamental mechanisms of antibiotic resistance is a key step in the discovery of effective methods to cope with resistance. This book also discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based on a deep understanding of the mechanisms involved in the development of the resistance"-- Provided by publisher.
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Table of contents
1 Antibiotic Stewardship: Hospital Strategies to Curb Antibiotic Resistance
2 Mechanisms of antibacterial resistance: shedding some light over these obscure processes?
3 Signaling pathways sustaining antibiotic resistance
4 Emerging drug resistance in bacterial enteric pathogens
5 Carbapenem resistant gram-negative bacilli
6 Antibiotic resistance: Can nanoparticles tackle the problem?
7 Nanoarchitectonics used in anti-infective therapy
8 Nanobiocomposites of metals as antimicrobial agents
9 Nano/nitric oxide and antibiotic resistance
10 Controlling bacterial antibiotic resistance using plant-derived compounds
11 Essential oils: A natural alternative to antibiotics resistance
12 Essential oil sensitivity of ESBL-producing Gram-negative bacteria
13 Antimicrobial and antibiotic potentiating activity of essential oils from tropical medicinal herbs and spices
14 Antimicrobial natural products against bacterial biofilms
15 The potential use of bacteriophage therapy as a treatment option in a post antibiotic era
16 Bacteriocins and its use for multidrug resistance bacterial control
17 Marine natural products in fighting microbial infections
18 Algae as a novel source of antimicrobial compounds: current and future perspective

Includes bibliographical references and index: p.397-413

"Antibiotic Resistance: Mechanisms and New Antimicrobial Approaches discusses up-to-date knowledge in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and all recent advances in fighting microbial resistance such as the applications of nanotechnology, plant products, bacteriophages, marine products, algae, insect-derived products, and other alternative methods that can be applied to fight bacterial infections. Understanding fundamental mechanisms of antibiotic resistance is a key step in the discovery of effective methods to cope with resistance. This book also discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based on a deep understanding of the mechanisms involved in the development of the resistance"-- Provided by publisher.

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