The mechanism of the anti-microbial of Triclosan

Ariel / Jaime Finguerut ariel.finguerut at
Sat Nov 21 10:07:04 EST 1998


About Triclosan, try a search at Medline. You can find Medline using the
words Pubmed and Entrez at Altavista or Hotbot.
I am also interested in this product so keep me posted.


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De: SParker <eparker at>
Para: microbio at <microbio at>
Data: Sábado, 21 de Novembro de 1998 07:27
Assunto: Re: The machenism of the anti-microbial of Triclosan

>I think it is a cytochrome P450 inhibitor.  This may help your search.
>fybog wrote in message <3646120e.19561574 at>...
>>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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