The machenism of the anti-microbial of Triclosan

fybog fybog at
Sun Nov 8 16:58:01 EST 1998

According to this month's Scientific American triclosan works on one
single cellular process. Apparently it 'impedes the action of an
enzyme essential to synthesizing lipids in the cell wall'. There isn't
much more detail than that, you'd have to do a journal search for

Hope I have been of some use.


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