Novel Bioactive Wild Medicinal Mushroom-Xylaria sp. R006 (Ascomycetes) against Multidrug Resistant Human Bacterial Pathogens and Human Cancer Cell Lines.
Madurai, India. In Int J Med Mushrooms, 2014
The fraction E showed a maximum inhibition zone of 27.9 mm against drug resistant S. aureus strain 3 and 29.4 mm against drug resistant P. aeruginosa strain 4. Minimal inhibitory concentration of fraction E showed potential result against all the drug resistant strains however, the lowest concentration of 75 µg/mL-1 was observed against S. aureus strains 1 and 6 and P. aeruginosa strain 3. Further, 60 µg/mL of fraction E had significant cytotoxic activity of 54.9, 55.1 and 54.9% against MDA-MB-231 (breast carcinoma cells), A-549 (lung carcinoma cells) and MCF-7 (breast carcinoma cells) human cancer cell lines, respectively.
Anticytokine autoantibody-associated immunodeficiency.
Bethesda, United States. In Annu Rev Immunol, 2013
Examples include anti-interferon (IFN)-γ autoantibodies and disseminated nontuberculous mycobacteria; anti-granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibodies and cryptococcal meningitis; anti-interleukin (IL)-6 autoantibodies and staphylococcal skin infection; and anti-IL-17A, anti-IL-17F, or anti-IL-22 autoantibodies and mucocutaneous candidiasis in the setting of either APECED (autoimmune polyendocrinopathy, candidiasis, ectodermal dystrophy syndrome) or thymoma.