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Antiseptic

Antiseptic

(Science: pharmacology, microbiology) a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms without necessarily killing them.

Compare: disinfectant and germicide.


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Listerine knock-off causing mucous cyst to reemerge?

mouth rinse antiseptic Compare to active ingredients in Listerine Antiseptic Fresh Burst up&up (Target brand) I never tried the actual Listerine product, but this one is making the mucous cyst on my gums reemerge. It reemerged ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Listerine knock-off causing mucous cyst to reemerge?
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Views: 1978

preserve FISH sperm.

... the human body) } Sea water has the added benefit of containing various naturally occurring trace elements, many of which have been shown to have antiseptic (silver & zinc), anti-inflammatory (copper) or anti-allergic (manganese) properties. Well as i understand i just have to dissect the ...

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by blueberry94
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: preserve FISH sperm.
Replies: 7
Views: 3664

Bacterias response to antiseptics experiments

... coli, broth S. albus, broth S. marcescens, broth P. fluorescecs, slope B. subtilis, broth I was thinking of setting up agar plate with a different antiseptic in each quadrant and test which produced the largest zones of inhabitation. But I need to make this experiment slightly more complex as I ...

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by sld94
Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:40 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterias response to antiseptics experiments
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Views: 1814

Re:

As far as I know the use of any kind of antiseptic hand gels is not advised in normal daily life. Your hands already contain a huge amount of bacteria and the antiseptic gels only kill the few on the very top of the skin. Sure, it you have food ...

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by blackmantis
Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Alcohol versus food poisoning bacteria
Replies: 12
Views: 25091

Alcohol versus food poisoning bacteria

As far as I know the use of any kind of antiseptic hand gels is not advised in normal daily life. Your hands already contain a huge amount of bacteria and the antiseptic gels only kill the few on the very top of the skin. Sure, it you have food ...

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by biohazard
Wed Sep 22, 2010 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Alcohol versus food poisoning bacteria
Replies: 12
Views: 25091
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