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preservative

(Science: pharmacology) A chemical additive to food to prevent spoilage.


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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... Pages 125–129) and garlic has shown antimicrobial activity. All antimicrobial activity observed in the GSE experiments were credited to synthetic preservative agents within the seeds. The homeopathy industry insists that GSE has antimicrobial properties and continues to market it regardless of ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

... Cosmetic micro quality is as much a function of process hygiene as preservation as bacteria can adapt/ develop tolerance and resistance to any preservative given the right opprtunity.

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by JorgeLobo
Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:03 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
Replies: 9
Views: 3846

Re: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product

... the cosmetic as an indication of contamination. That is why we use the antimicrobial efficacy test/challenge test to determine the efficacy of its preservative.

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by michimichi
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of bacteria and fungi in a cosmetic product
Replies: 9
Views: 3846

Benzoic acid and Ascorbic acid on enzymes

Hi, How does benzoic acid inhibit bacterial growth and act as a preservative? Will this have anything to do with the way it acts as an enzyme inhibitor? How does it actually inhibit the enzyme? What is the mechanism? Is it the same for Ascorbic acid? Thanks ...

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by JTeighty
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:12 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Benzoic acid and Ascorbic acid on enzymes
Replies: 4
Views: 2497

Re: Important unknown nanotech within humans

... hydrogen doner,as to is sodium chlorite and formaldhyde.all three are present in the human consumption chain,bezoic acid being a highy common food preservative,sodium chlorite is present in toothpast,chewing gum,shampoo and aqueous cosmetic formulations,.formaldehyde is present in tobocco smoke, ...

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by vincio
Tue Feb 10, 2009 7:22 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
Replies: 32
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