Patent Number: 7,612,045

Title: Compounds, compositions and methods for controlling biofilms and bacterial infections

Abstract: The present invention provides compounds and compositions useful for controlling bacterial biofilms as well as for controlling and/or preventing bacterial infections. The compounds of the invention are pentacyclic acid triterpenes. Methods for controlling biofilms and for controlling and/or preventing bacterial infections are also disclosed. ##STR00001##

Inventors: Eldridge; Gary R. (St. Louis, MO)

Assignee: Sequoia Sciences, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 31/70 (20060101); A61K 31/195 (20060101); A61K 8/18 (20060101); A61K 31/65 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017