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Panax quinquefolium hairy root extracts and their effect in connections with antibiotics against pathogenic bacteria – preliminary study

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 The aim of the present study was to determine the level of ginsenosides in extracts from hairy root A, B, G clones of Panax quinquefolium and their action with antibiotics against clinical bacterial isolates. The content of ginsenosides (the key biologically active compounds) were determined in tested extracts using HPLC. The activity of extracts with antibiotics was established by micro-dilution broth method. Total triterpene saponin content was 14.68, 14.32 and 10.07 mgg-1 d.w. for root culture clones B, A and G, respectively. Our research indicates that the addition of extracts mainly from B and G clone hairy root cultures to antibiotics allow to reduce the ampicillin and tetracycline effective concentration respectively against Enterococcus faecalis and both Escherichia coli and Acintobacter baumannii.
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10 - 06 - 2019
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