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  • Orsomando, G.; Agostinelli, S.; Bramucci, M.; Cappellacci, L.; Damiano, S.; Lupidi, G.; Maggi, F.; Ngahang Kamte, S.; Biapa Nya, P.; Papa, F.; Petrelli, D.; Quassinti, L.; Sorci, L.; Vitali, L.; Petrelli, R.
    Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia, Asteraceae) volatile oil as a selective inhibitor of Staphylococcus aureus nicotinate mononucleotide adenylyltransferase (NadD) (2016), Ind. Crops Prod., 85, 181-189 .
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Inhibitors Comment Organism Structure
Tithonia diversifolia oil i.e Mexican sunflower, its essential oil is mostly active against Staphylococcus aureus with a halo of 14 mm. The essential oil selectively inhibits in vitro the pure NadD from S. aureus (IC50 of about 60 x02g/mL), with basically none or only minor effects on mammalian orthologue enzymes Staphylococcus aureus


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923