This project seeks to identify dietary components that can decrease the levels of trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) which causes atherosclerosis and is strongly associated with several causes of death (e.g.
The projection that within 50 years there will be more deaths from antimicrobial resistance than through cancer highlights the continual need for mining new and novel antimicrobials with activity against planktonic microbes and biofilms alike1.
Background. The rise of multidrug resistant forms of microbial pathogens imposes a serious problem to public health worldwide. The rapid spread of antimicrobial resistance is associated with misuse of conventional antibiotics.