bactericide

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bactericide

[bak′tir·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that destroys bacteria.
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24,25,35,43) Lactobacillus reuteri was found to produce a metabolite called reuterin, which is actually bacteriocidal to many pathogenic bacteria.
Human intestinal macrophages display profound inflammatory anergy despite avid phagocytic and bacteriocidal activity.
as not being bacteriostatic or bacteriocidal to all caries pathogens (Table I).
Loss of cell wall structure causes the bacterial cell to burst (lysis), making penicillin a bacteriocidal antibiotic.
The resistant phenotype was again shown to be inherited since the use of pre-exposed fermentation culture for inoculation of fresh fermentor media with 1% GP indicated absence of initial bacteriocidal effect.
Bacteriocidal activity of sanitizers against Enterococcus faecium attached to stainless steel as determined by plate count and impedance methods.
Although in vitro studies suggest bacteriocidal effects of hepcidin, these effects would require concentrations higher than those observed in the circulation.
By definition, bacteriocins are ribosomally synthesized small proteins with bacteriocidal or bacteriostatic activity against genetically closely related species [4].
Lasers are bacteriocidal, usually bloodless; do not require placement of sutures, anaesthetic free, fast and a safe alternative for infants.
Conventional antimicrobial agents are generally bacteriocidal or bacteriostatic which may foster the development of MDR strains.
Determination of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) and Minimum Bacteriocidal Concentration (MBC) by microdilution:
Hydrazides and their condensation products have displayed diverse range of biological properties such as bacteriocidal [9-10], anti fungal [11], anti-convulsant [12-15], anti-helmintic [16], anti-tumor [17-20], anti-leprotic [21], anti malerial [22-23], anti-cancer [24-31], anti-depressant [32], anti-HIV [33], analgesic-antiinflammatory [34], leishmanicidal [35], vasodilator activities [36].