Corpus ID: 100069801

Phenol-An effective antibacterial Agent

  title={Phenol-An effective antibacterial Agent},
  author={Joshita Sabbineni},
  • Joshita Sabbineni
  • Published 2016
  • Chemistry
  • Phenol displays effective antimicrobial activity in-vitro against a wide range of organisms such as bacteria (both gram positive and gram negative), yeasts and molds [1-5]. Phenols combine with nuclear receptors involved in growth and adipogenesis maintainance. Few reports have explored their effects on growth in humans. Phenolic substituents are employed in variety of daily products such as cosmetics(parabens), antibacterial soaps(triclosan) and polycarbonate plastics or epoxy resins used in… CONTINUE READING
    6 Citations

    Figures from this paper.

    Risk factors for infection following ingrowing toenail surgery: a retrospective cohort study


    Antibacterial spectrum of plant polyphenols and extracts depending upon hydroxyphenyl structure.
    • 189
    • PDF
    Antimicrobial intermediates of the general phenylpropanoid and lignin specific pathways.
    • 108
    Antimicrobial activity of 10 different plant polyphenols against bacteria causing food-borne disease.
    • 367
    • PDF
    Biological effects of essential oils--a review.
    • 4,774
    • PDF
    Screening of some Palestinian medicinal plants for antibacterial activity.
    • 527