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Maedi-visna virus and its relationship to human immunodeficiency virus.
Maedi-visna is a slow virus infection of sheep leading to a progressing lymphoproliferative disease which is invariably fatal. It affects multiple organs, but primarily the lungs where it causesExpand
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Lipids and Essential Oils as Antimicrobial Agents
List of Contributors. Introduction. 1 Membranes as Targets of Antimicrobial Lipids (Peter J. Quinn). 1.1 Introduction. 1.2 Oil and Water Don't Mix! 1.3 Polar Lipids. 1.4 Properties of Surfactants.Expand
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In Vitro Killing of Candida albicans by Fatty Acids and Monoglycerides
ABSTRACT The susceptibility of Candida albicans to several fatty acids and their 1-monoglycerides was tested with a short inactivation time, and ultrathin sections were studied by transmissionExpand
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Bactericidal effects of fatty acids and monoglycerides on Helicobacter pylori.
The susceptibility of Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli and Helicobacter pylori to fatty acids and monoglycerides was studied. None of the lipids showed significant antibacterial activity againstExpand
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The role of microbicidal lipids in host defense against pathogens and their potential as therapeutic agents.
Lipids such as fatty alcohols, free fatty acids and monoglycerides of fatty acids are known to be potent antimicrobial/microbicidal agents in vitro and to kill enveloped viruses, Gram-positive andExpand
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Effect of glycerol monocaprate (monocaprin) on broiler chickens: an attempt at reducing intestinal Campylobacter infection.
Attempts have been made by several workers to prevent or to reduce colonization of Campylobacter in the intestines of broiler chickens by adding antibacterial agents to their food, but the resultsExpand
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In Vitro Inactivation of Chlamydia trachomatis by Fatty Acids and Monoglycerides
ABSTRACT The antichlamydial effects of several fatty acids and monoglycerides were studied by incubating Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria with equal volumes of lipid solutions for 10 min and measuringExpand
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Stable Concentrated Emulsions of the 1-Monoglyceride of Capric Acid (Monocaprin) with Microbicidal Activities against the Food-Borne Bacteria Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella spp., and Escherichia
ABSTRACT Of 11 fatty acids and monoglycerides tested against Campylobacter jejuni, the 1-monoglyceride of capric acid (monocaprin) was the most active in killing the bacterium. VariousExpand
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In Vitro Susceptibilities of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to Fatty Acids and Monoglycerides
ABSTRACT The susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to several medium-chain fatty acids and their 1-monoglycerides was tested at a short inactivation time of 1 min. The results indicate thatExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of lipids added to human milk, infant formula, and bovine milk.
Lipids previously shown to have antiviral and antibacterial activity in buffers were added to human milk, bovine milk, and infant formulas to determine whether increased protection from infectionExpand
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