Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS


New Antibiotics to be Obtained from Siberian Plants in Tomsk
May 27, 2018 13:18


According to scientists, such drugs cause much fewer side effects than synthetic drugs.
Phytochemists of the Tomsk State University have launched research on isolating phytoantibiotics from plants growing in Siberia. These can be used as sources of antimicrobial agents, they assume. This was reported by the press service of TSU.
“The peculiarity of such drugs is that they cause much less harmful side effects than synthesized medications. It is much more difficult for pathogens to develop resistance to the action of complex phyto medications, rather than to chemical drugs,” - the experts point out.
According to them, studies have proved that herbal preparations can be more efficient. For example, high antifungal activity was found in the plants of Licnis Chalcedony. According to the test results, the activity of its extract is up to 30 times higher than that in the antifungal antibiotics used in medicine today.
"In the framework of the new project, scientists study the chemical composition of plants from the genus of campion, which includes about 700 species. With a high degree of probability, those plants may have powerful antimicrobial effect. Phytochemists extract bioactive complexes from raw campion matter, divide them into active substances and study their biological activities jointly with pharmacologists,”- the researchers explain.

The university emphasizes that in many countries the popularity of plant-based drugs has been increasing from year to year. Their share is close to 10 percent in the USA and Europe and 25 percent in India, whereas in China, where medicines of natural origin are mainly used, they make nearly 80 percent of the therapeutic arsenal.


Sources: http://tass.ru 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags:      

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Tomsk Scientists Officially Joined CERN Russian and South Korean Scientists to Decipher Genome of Fossil Animals Space Research Institute of RAS: There Was Possibly Life on Venus Russian Middle Class Sociologists View ROSCOSMOS Increased Financing of Robot Astronaut Project









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Slavic Symbols  Installations  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  St. Petersburg  Russian Cinema  United Buddy Bears  Sheremetyevo Airport  Russian laws  Omsk  Orthodoxy  3D Mapping  Person of the Year  Moscow Theatres  Cinema  Architecture Monuments  Russian transportation  Russia-Ireland  Russian Premier League  Aeroexpress trains  Pushkin  Russian language  Global Village Festival  Cars  southern Russia  Karachay-Cherkessia  Festivals in Moscow  Amur tigers  Curonian Spit  travel to Russia  Gorky Park  Kemerovo Region  Chelyabinsk Region  Ferris wheel  Russian business  Zaitsev  Peterhof  Russian regions  sanctions  Boris Nemtsov  economic amnesty  Moscow  Book Tickets for Ballet  Space Exploration  Exhibitions in Moscow  Kuzbass   Russian tourism  Marshal Rokossovsky  Arbat Street  Beat Film Festival  Ferapont Monastery 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites