Post-antibacterial effect of thymol

@article{Zarrini2010PostantibacterialEO,
  title={Post-antibacterial effect of thymol},
  author={Gholamreza Zarrini and Zahra Bahari Delgosha and Kamyar Mollazadeh Moghaddam and Ahmad Reza Shahverdi},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={633 - 636}
}
The antibacterial activity of thymol has been well established and reported in the scientific literature. Continued suppression of bacterial growth following limited exposure to antimicrobial compounds at different concentrations greater than or equal to the minimum inhibitory concentration level (MIC) and at concentrations less than the MIC can be used as an indicator of biological activity, and are respectively referred to as a post-antibacterial effect (PAE) and a post-antibiotic sub-MIC… 

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