furanones

furanones

[′fyür·ə‚nōnz]
(biochemistry)
Analogs of homoserine lactones that appear to interfere with the development of typical biofilm structure, leaving these organisms more susceptible to treatment with natural biocides.
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Furanones in strawberries: Evolution during ripening and postharvest shelf life.
Technology 2: Compounds called furanones block the build-up of biofilms, layers that harbor bacteria and other microscopic life.
For example, red algae secrete halogenated furanones and enones that act as antagonists of acylated homoserine lactone signaling molecules present in biofilms.
Evidence that halogenated furanones from Delisea pulchra inhibit acylated homoserine lactone (AHL)-mediated gene expression by displacing the AHL signal from its receptor protein.
Topics include ultrasonic cleaning-induced failures, palladium-based alloys, nitinol wires, strength improvement of titanium alloys, inhibiting microbial biofilm formation with brominated furanones, and biodegradable adjunctive therapy for extremity wound infection reduction.
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists from Syracuse University have created new brominated furanones that may help to check deadly fungal infections.
Biosignal's anti-biofilm technology is based on a discovery that the eastern Australian seaweed Delisea pulchra produces natural furanones that disable bacteria's ability to colonise.
Key to Biosignal's anti-biofilm technology, according to Ciba, is the Australian seaweed Delisea pulchra, which produces natural furanones that disable bacteria's ability to colonize.
Biosignars anti-biofilm technology is based on a discovery that the eastern Australian seaweed Delisea pulchra produces natural furanones that disable bacteria's ability to colonize.
Furanones are based on a discovery that the eastern Australian seaweed Delisea pulchra produces natural furanones that disable bacteria's ability to colonise.