triclosan


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triclosan

(traɪˈkləʊsæn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used to treat skin infections
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Prior information notice without call for competition: Catheter inflation solution including triclosan
The research team, with help from artificiallyintelligent robot Eve, has found triclosan - an antibacterial agent which stops plaque from building up on the teeth - could be used as an antimalarial drug.
The research team, with help from artificially-intelligent robot Eve, has found triclosan - an antibacterial agent which stops plaque from building up on the teeth - could be used as an anti-malarial drug.
In a study in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists from Britain's Cambridge University who used the AI robot to conduct high-throughput screening said the ingredient, triclosan, showed the potential to interrupt malaria infections at two critical stages -- in the liver and the blood.
The researchers found triclosan to affect growth of the malaria parasite by inhibiting an enzyme called dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) at the blood stage.
Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in multiple personal care products and other items, (2) although it has been removed from over-the-counter soaps sold in the United States.
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Les composes "les plus preoccupants a cet egard" sont le bisphenol A, le triclosan et le di-n-butyl phtalate ou DBP, precise dans un communique l'Inserm, l'Institut national de la sante et de la recherche medicale francais.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan which is commonly found in domestic products.
While formerly popular antimicrobial ingredients triclosan and triclocarban were removed from soaps following orders from the United States Food and Drug Administration last year, scientists are now calling for stricter regulations around the world.
Triclosan (2, 2, 4'-trichloro-2'-hydroxyphenyl ether) is synthetic broad-spectrum anti-microbial agent present in the market for more than 40 years, mainly in the personal care or consumer products.
Ann Blake told media on Tuesday that studies have indicated increased evidence of health and environmental harm due to the use of antibacterial soaps and washes with triclosan and triclocarban.