1.6.1 Anti-adhesive properties Biofilms are of great attention in many industries such as medical and food because bacteria colonize medical devices and food processing surfaces by changing their properties (Zeraik and Nitschke, 2010). One of the very important applications of bio-surfactants is their role as anti-adhesive agents to pathogens, making them useful for treating many diseases and as therapeutic and probiotic agents. Bio-surfactants not only prevent adhesion of bacteria to the surfaces
Little idea is known about their leaf fatty acids, steroids and terpenoids. Thus, the aim of this work was to investigate the lipoidal matter composition of their leavesand to test for antimicrobial activities of both leaf extracts as a comparative study as well as their 1:1 extract mixture. GC/MS analysis of the unsaponifiable part of the light petroleum fraction of 70% ethanolic extract resulted in the identification of phytol as the major constituent (36.24%) in green tea and α- amyrin as the major
A concept of a probable autoinjector for bio-threat agents Geetha RV1, Anitha Roy1, Senthilkumar S1, Bhaskar ASB2 and Vijayaraghavan R1 1Saveetha University, Chennai ? 600077 2Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior ? 474002 Short title : Autoinjector for bio-threat agents Corresponding author : R. Vijayaraghavan, Ph.D. Jai_vijay@hotmail.com Abstract Chemical and biological weapons can be used during conflicts and by terrorists to injure or kill humans and animals
non-healing chronic injury (Guo S., et al., 2010). The presence of a chronic injury can hinder day to day life and also the affected persons. In case of older peoples, presence of wound can be debilitating them and altogether meddle with their self consideration.