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Quorum Sensing Inhibitors from Marine Microorganisms and Their Synthetic Derivatives

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College of Pharmaceutical Science & Collaborative Innovation Center of Yangtze River Delta Region Green Pharmaceuticals, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China
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Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20878, USA
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Mar. Drugs 2019, 17(2), 80; https://doi.org/10.3390/md17020080
Received: 16 December 2018 / Revised: 19 January 2019 / Accepted: 23 January 2019 / Published: 28 January 2019
Quorum sensing inhibitors (QSIs) present a promising alternative or potent adjuvants of conventional antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains, since they could disrupt bacterial pathogenicity without imposing selective pressure involved in antibacterial treatments. This review covers a series of molecules showing quorum sensing (QS) inhibitory activity that are isolated from marine microorganisms, including bacteria, actinomycetes and fungi, and chemically synthesized based on QSIs derived from marine microorganisms. This is the first comprehensive overview of QSIs derived from marine microorganisms and their synthetic analogues with QS inhibitory activity. View Full-Text
Keywords: quorum sensing; quorum sensing inhibitor; marine microorganism; derivatives quorum sensing; quorum sensing inhibitor; marine microorganism; derivatives
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Chen, J.; Wang, B.; Lu, Y.; Guo, Y.; Sun, J.; Wei, B.; Zhang, H.; Wang, H. Quorum Sensing Inhibitors from Marine Microorganisms and Their Synthetic Derivatives. Mar. Drugs 2019, 17, 80.

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