Caffeine and bacteria

Patrick Druggan Patrick.Druggan at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 21 17:26:28 EST 2000


The function of the caffeic acid is the Crytococcus medium is as a
diagnostic reagent. Cryptococcus polymerise caffeic acid to a polyphenol (I
think!) Pd.


"lamb" <L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl> wrote in message
news:39C7CE5B.E244C6A5 at cable.A2000.nl...
> I saw a formula a few years ago for a more or less selective
> Cryptococcus medium.
> One of the ingredients was caffein. I don't know whatfor, but maybe
> antibacterial?
>
> Loes
>
> Danny White wrote:
>
> > why would caffeine attack bacteria?
> >
> > "Justin Ketchum" <jesuslover134 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > news:20000919154143.23950.qmail at web3206.mail.yahoo.com...
> > > Hi... I'm doing a research project on Caffeine as a
> > > DNA targeting antibioitc for Antibiotic Resistant
> > > bacteria. I would like to know if anyone knows
> > > anything about caffeine and it's effects on bacterial
> > > chromosomes that might help me. Thank you. R.S.V.P ASAP!!!
> > >
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