microbicide

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microbicide

[mī′krō·bə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that kills microbes.
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Amicrobe is using bioengineering principles to produce a new generation of locally applied antimicrobials that combine broad microbicidal activity, beneficial physical properties, and safety.
Phenoloxidase, acting on polyphenol substrata that are also released by morula cells, causes the production of ROS with microbicidal activity, for instance, during the nonfusion reaction between in-contact, genetically incompatible colonies (Ballarin et al.
The presence of typical bacilli in the Gram stained smear from the ulcer and the epidemiological proof maybe the only evidence in favour of your diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax since culture of this organism from skin lesions yields positivity in 60 to 65 percent of cases only probably due to prior antibiotic therapy of the microbicidal activity of local antagonistic skin flora.
Peroxidase (POD) can be discharged into the phagosomes in the process of phagocytosis and is a part of microbicidal system.
The incapacitation of highly microbicidal first-responding macrophages may contribute to smokers' susceptibility to tuberculosis.
Ethanolic extract is done for the plants in table 4 and the microbicidal activity was classified into resistant if the zone of inhibition in millimeter was less than 8.
Without this enzyme superoxide and other microbicidal reactive species cannot be generated.
Myeloperoxidase is a heme-containing enzyme, involved in oxygen-dependent mechanisms of microbicidal activity of professional phagocytes.
tuberculosis after infection; however the bacillus has the ability to evade microbicidal activities.
The microbicidal effect of the silver nanoparticles was evaluated by microbroth dilution assay as per the CLSI guidelines.
The microbicidal ability of phagocytes through reactive oxygen species (ROS) such as hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), superoxide anion and hydroxyl radical is a basic defense mechanism of the human host against microbial infection, (13) including infection with Mycobacterium leprae.