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Synonyms for bactericidal

preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms

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As compared to splenic mononuclear cell TGF-[Beta] transcription, anterior kidney macrophage bactericidal activity declined from June to August and October, and bactericidal activity correlated inversely with TGF-[Beta] mRNA levels.
According to DuPont, AvidBiotics antibacterial technology is based on R-type bacteriocins (proteins with bactericidal activity), which identify target bacteria by binding to specific receptors on the bacterial surface, then disrupting the cell envelope to destroy the organism.
The installation emits a continuous spectrum, continuously overlapping all UV visible and near infrared regions with ultra-high light intensity exceeding the efficiency of bactericidal mercury lamps by tens of thousands of times.
The main objective of scientists at the University of Georgia was to develop a systematic testing protocol for selecting bactericidal Ti[O.
Among the plants, the species of Acacia, Fiscus, are some of the plants used as hypoglycemic, analgesic, diuretic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and bactericidal agents.
2) The combination of polymyxins with another antimicrobial has been proposed to overcome some shortcomings of polymyxins in monotherapy, including the potential for the emergence of hetero-resistant subpopulations and a possible limited bactericidal activity in vivo, considering recent pharmacokinetics studies.
Mendel Friedaman, the study compared food industry's bactericidal agents of choice, such as oregano leaf powder, green tea, apple skin extract, and grape seed extract, to novel bioactive formulations like Hidrox (olive juice powder - normalized in the report), olive pomace, oleuropein and purified hydroxytyrosol.
Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems and independent Dutch research organization TNO have carried out various tests on antimicrobial flooring systems, which employ a revolutionary new bactericidal technique.
19 September 2011 - Swiss drugmaker Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd (VTX:BSLN) said today that it presented detailed results from the Phase I study with its novel antibiotic BAL30072 at the 51 Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Chicago, USA, underlining the strong bactericidal activity and broad coverage of BAL30072 against clinically-relevant multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria.
Data from one microbe, Escherichia coli 8739, revealed that American robins (Turdus migratorius) had significantly lower bactericidal capacity than house sparrows (Passer domesticus) or gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis).
Rifampicin (2-5) is the only component that is bactericidal for M.