The mechanism of the anti-microbial of Triclosan

SParker eparker at
Sun Nov 22 13:33:47 EST 1998

pubmed can be found at

"Ariel / Jaime Finguerut" wrote in message
<01be155e$123c3f80$LocalHost at smdksbcr>...
>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.
>-----Mensagem original-----
>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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