Bacterial target sites for biocide action.

  title={Bacterial target sites for biocide action.},
  author={J Y Maillard},
  journal={Symposium series},
Although biocides have been used for a century, the number of products containing biocides has recently increased dramatically with public awareness of hygiene issues. The antimicrobial efficacy of biocides is now well documented; however, there is still a lack of understanding of their antimicrobial mechanisms of action. There is a wide range of biocides showing different levels of antimicrobial activity. It is generally accepted that, in contrast to chemotherapeutic agents, biocides have… CONTINUE READING

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