The machenism of the anti-microbial of Triclosan

SParker eparker at aros.net
Sat Nov 21 03:50:04 EST 1998


I think it is a cytochrome P450 inhibitor.  This may help your search.

fybog wrote in message <3646120e.19561574 at news.virgin.net>...
>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
>more.
>
>Hope I have been of some use.
>
>fybog





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