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  • Antibacterial Agent- Ticlosan

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    Ponderable One: Soap Opera In the article the FDA is revisiting the safety of an antibacterial agent called Ticlosan, because they recently discovered it is interfering with the hormone levels in lab animals and that it could be a causative agent of the growth of drug resistant bacteria. If new regulations are put into action manufacturing companies companies will have to prove the effectiveness of antibacterial soaps over water and soap. If you were to wash your hand without antimicrobial soap,

  • The And Chemical Kill Off Bacteria

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    Manuka Honey: honey contains hydrogen peroxide which is what gives it its antibiotic quality however some Manuka honeys have a unusual non- peroxide type of antibacterial activity, Manuka Honey with the non-peroxide characteristic is known as ‘Active Manuka Honey.’ Manuka honey without the non-peroxide characteristic get their antibacterial properties from Hydrogen Peroxide. “ The

  • Advantages Of Antibacterial Soaps

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    Antibacterial soaps are a trend these days. Every day we see various advertisements about the advantages of using antibacterial soaps that they helps us get rid of the harmful microorganisms and they can help get rid of the bacteria that get attached to our skin from our environment or from elsewhere; that they will make us healthy and will save us from getting diseases due to the pathogens on our skin (most importantly hands as they can transfer the pathogens into our gastrointestinal system). They

  • The Antibacterial Qualities Of Leptospermums

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    The antibacterial qualities of Leptospermums have been known and utilized by the Indigenous people of both Australia and New Zealand for thousands of years. Even the first of white settlers, chiefly Captain Cook, realized the healing capabilities the hardy shrub offered and coined the term “tea tree” after its leaves were used to make a scurvy-curing tea (ref). It is now almost 250 years since the days of scurvy and herbal remedies from sources such as the tea tree have never been part of such a

  • Antimicrobial Resistance : Antibacterial Resistance

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    There is no doubt that antimicrobial agents have saved the human kind from a lot infectious diseases. A few years after the discovery of the first antibiotics, scientists made the observation that some organisms could still survive the effects of the antimicrobial agents. That was the beginning of the concern that different microorganisms were getting resistance in their previously harmful agents. That is known today as antimicrobial resistance. (Sosa et al., 2010) Nowadays, Antimicrobial Resistance

  • Antibacterial Products: A Silent Disaster

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    benefit, and no harms, then you should likely use it. But if something has no benefits and potentially real harms, then you shouldn’t. The latter is the case with antibacterial products". (Carroll par. 1) The users of antibacterial products do not realize the harms of such, harms which overpower the benefits. When the first antibacterial product, Penicillin, was invented in 1928 it was called a miracle. (Online Textbook of Bacteriology pgs. 1-4) Deaths and illness were exponentially reduced, and penicillin

  • Essay On The Antibacterial Effects Of Microorganisms

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    The main for the purpose of this study was to find out about the tolerance of Listeria monocytogenes towards quaternary ammonium compounds (QAC). The antibacterial effects of disinfectants are crucial for the control of Listeria monocytogenes in food processing environments. Tolerance of L. monocytogenes to sub lethal levels of disinfectants based on QAC is conferred by the resistant determinants qacH and bcrABC. The QAC based disinfectants which are in common use in many food industries are found

  • Alexander Flemming: The Antibacterial Enzyme

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    discovered the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 when he accidently mixed the mucous fom the patient in the culture contain bacteria and the bacteria was dead. That is whee he took a closer look at the properties of the mucous from the patient and found the antibacterial enzyme. Lysozyme is one of many proteolytic ezyme foud in the body. It is a first defense system in the body that can destroyed bacterial cell wall. Lysozyme is very effective against gram positive bactreia because they have peptidoglycan cell

  • Penicillin: The Development Of Antibacterial Infections

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    marvels of medicine. This is the first external tool that people have to fight against bacterial infections. The first drug developed was Penicillin. This medication is so effective that it is still used today. From its structure, every other antibacterial drug was developed. Today, there are hundreds of options available for treating infections. Unfortunately, this has had significant ramifications on the development of resistance to these medications. As the infections continue to learn and evolve

  • Antibacterial Studies Of Some Bisindolizine Compounds

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    ANTIBACTERIAL STUDIES OF SOME BISINDOLIZINE COMPOUNDS M. Sheela Gopal1, E.S Bindiya3 and I. Anitha2* 1. TMJM Govt. College, Manimalakunnu, Ernakulam, Kerala- 686662, India. 2. Postgraduate and Research Department of Chemistry, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, Kerala- 682011, India Tel.8089370720 Fax:04842363038 Email : 3. Department of Biotechnology