News tagged with antibacterial agents

Molecular decoys help overcome drug resistance

Harmful bacteria have evolved some ingenious mechanisms to resist antibiotics. One of those is the drug efflux pump—proteins that stand guard along bacterial cell membranes, identifying antibacterial agents that pass through ...

Dec 09, 2014
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Antibacterial agent boosts toothpaste effectiveness

Regular use of fluoride toothpaste containing triclosan, an antibacterial agent, and a copolymer, which helps prevent the triclosan from being washed away by saliva, reduces plaque, gingivitis, and bleeding gums and slightly ...

Jan 10, 2014
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