bacteriostatic agent

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bacteriostatic agent

[‚bak¦tir·ē·ō¦stad·ik ′ā·jənt]
(microbiology)
A substance that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
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Instead, it uses multifunctional agents that have excellent efficacy as biostatic and fungistatic agents.
With the addition of an antimicrobial coating layer, Smart Sponge is able to significantly reduce coliform bacteria in stormwater, industrial wastewater and municipal wastewater by causing a biostatic rupture of the bacteria's cell wall as the contaminant comes in contact with Smart Sponge Plus.
3]); and in the presence of this biostatic antibiotic, CFus decreased from 5.
Carvacrol-containing essential oils are biostatic and/or biocidal against many bacteria, yeast and fungi in laboratory media and consequently have attracted considerable research attention as potential food preservatives (Burt, 2004).
The Birkenheadbased group provides specialist painting services - such as its chemical-resistant Armourglaze and Wallshield, a biostatic system - through to property maintenance.
While many antimicrobial additives are referred to as biocides, there are in fact two different methods of effect: biocidal (killing the organism) and biostatic (preventing reproduction).
Patented is an absorbent article comprising an absorbent material with a biostatic agent and an inhibitor.
In a section on biostatic clutter and signal processing they concentrate on clutter, spotlight synthetic aperture radar and adaptive moving target indication.
3 and 2 m underwent intervention, including disposal of damaged furnishings and drywall, cleaning surfaces, drying remaining structure, and treatment with a biostatic agent.
This hydrophilic, biostatic, and chromium-free anti-odor evaporator eliminates the danger of odorous gases being trapped and ensures perfect surface quality throughout the product's life.
Although etridiazole is sold as a fungicide (British Crop Protection Council 1987), its biostatic effect on soil nitrifying bacteria (Rafii et al.
BIOSTATIC COATINGS FOR THE REDUCTION AND PREVENTION OF BACTERIAL ADHESION