Linda A Bester

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Whole-Genome Shotgun Sequence of Drug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain SA9, Isolated from a Slaughterhouse Chicken Carcass in South Africa.

Microbiol Resour Announc 2019 Jun 13;8(24). Epub 2019 Jun 13.

Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00489-19DOI Listing
June 2019

Impact of Pyridyl Moieties on the Inhibitory Properties of Prominent Acyclic Metal Chelators Against Metallo-β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae: Investigating the Molecular Basis of Acyclic Metal Chelators' Activity.

Microb Drug Resist 2019 Apr 11;25(3):439-449. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

5 Discipline of Medical Biochemistry, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2018.0272DOI Listing
April 2019

Diversity and Proliferation of Metallo-β-Lactamases: a Clarion Call for Clinically Effective Metallo-β-Lactamase Inhibitors.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2018 Sep 31;84(18). Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Biomedical Resource Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00698-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6121990PMC
September 2018

Antibacterial Activity of Teixobactin Derivatives on Clinically Relevant Bacterial Isolates.

Front Microbiol 2018 11;9:1535. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Biomedical Resource Unit, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01535DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051056PMC
July 2018

Clofazimine has delayed antimicrobial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis both in vitro and in vivo.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 02 25;72(2):455-461. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA

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http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/10/24/jac.d
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkw417DOI Listing
February 2017

Rapid and widespread distribution of doxycycline in rat brain: a mass spectrometric imaging study.

Xenobiotica 2016 31;46(5):385-92. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

a Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal , Westville Campus , Durban , South Africa and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00498254.2015.1081307DOI Listing
November 2016

Tissue distribution of pretomanid in rat brain via mass spectrometry imaging.

Xenobiotica 2016 24;46(3):247-52. Epub 2015 Jul 24.

a School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of KwaZulu-Natal , Durban , South Africa and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00498254.2015.1067935DOI Listing
October 2016

MALDI MSI and LC-MS/MS: Towards preclinical determination of the neurotoxic potential of fluoroquinolones.

Drug Test Anal 2016 Aug 18;8(8):832-8. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, Durban, 4000, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dta.1862DOI Listing
August 2016

Neuroprotective potential of Linezolid: a quantitative and distribution study via mass spectrometry.

J Mol Histol 2016 Aug 21;47(4):429-35. Epub 2016 Jun 21.

Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal, E-Block, 6th Floor, Room E1-06-016, Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10735-016-9685-0DOI Listing
August 2016

Clofazimine Contributes Sustained Antimicrobial Activity after Treatment Cessation in a Mouse Model of Tuberculosis Chemotherapy.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 05 22;60(5):2864-9. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV (K-RITH), Durban, South Africa Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00177-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4862514PMC
May 2016

Small molecule distribution in rat lung: a comparison of various cryoprotectants as inflation media and their applicability to MSI.

J Mol Histol 2016 Apr 13;47(2):213-9. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, E-Block, 6th Floor, Room E1-06-016, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10735-016-9658-3DOI Listing
April 2016

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of clofazimine in a mouse model of tuberculosis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 9;59(6):3042-51. Epub 2015 Mar 9.

KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00260-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4432183PMC
February 2016

Evidence for the presence of clofazimine and its distribution in the healthy mouse brain.

J Mol Histol 2015 Oct 25;46(4-5):439-42. Epub 2015 Jul 25.

Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10735-015-9634-3DOI Listing
October 2015

Visualization of Time-Dependent Distribution of Rifampicin in Rat Brain Using MALDI MSI and Quantitative LCMS/MS.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2015 Jun 12;13(5):277-84. Epub 2015 Jun 12.

1 Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal , Westville Campus, Durban, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2015.634DOI Listing
June 2015

NOTA: a potent metallo-β-lactamase inhibitor.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 May 6;70(5):1594-6. Epub 2015 Jan 6.

Antimicrobial Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dku538DOI Listing
May 2015

Determination of the antitubercular drug PA-824 in rat plasma, lung and brain tissues by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry: application to a pharmacokinetic study.

J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 2015 Apr 9;988:187-94. Epub 2015 Mar 9.

Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, Durban 4000, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchromb.2015.02.041DOI Listing
April 2015

Observational study of the prevalence and antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter spp. from different poultry production systems in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

J Food Prot 2012 Jan;75(1):154-9

Biomedical Resource Unit, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag x 54001, Durban 4000, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-11-237DOI Listing
January 2012