substantivity


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substantivity

(ˌsʌbstænˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
the quality or state of being substantive
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Some other groups having a similar effect to the terminal carbon atom have also been exploited to confer the dye substantivity with cellulose.
It has good oral substantivity, and elevated concentrations can persist for many hours in plaque and saliva following delivery from mouth rinses and toothpastes," according to the NIH.
Stages of therapeutic oral rinse research (a) Stage Classic design Measured outcomes Stage 1 In vitro kill Bacterial vitality (vital ability; 8-hour in fluorescence technique), vivo substantivity minimal inhibitory concentrations (MIC), colony forming units (CFU) Stage 2 4-day plaque Plaque indices, gravimetry, regrowth in vivo planimetry Stage 3 21-day experimental Plaque and gingivitis indices, gingivitis study in bleeding indices vivo Stage 4 Home use studies; Plaque (i.
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Its efficacy can be attributed to bactericidal and substantivity effects (20), broad spectrum against microorganism, both aerobic and anaerobic, and selectively suppress the growth of caries-associated S.
Its use as an endodontic irrigants based on its substantivity and long-lasting antimicrobial effect, which arises from binding to hydroxyapatite.
2001); Among these methods, the MC method is widely used because of its simpleness, substantivity and easy implement (Zhang et al.
Gilbert and Ingram confirmed that zinc has good oral substantivity and reported that about 30% is retained after tooth brushing of which 5.
Its disadvantage compared to other agents refers to its low substantivity, since, in the presence of organic matter and microorganisms, this substance loses half of its effectiveness in the course of 24 hours [6, 9, 11, 16].
Ultra low wet pick-ups through the Gaston System CFS(R) Dye application system in combination with high dye substantivity result in dye immobility on the fabric and not contaminating the steamer rolls, making clean up and color change very simple.
Owing to its robust antibacterial property and substantivity, chlorhexidine remains the gold standard among the mouth rinses.