Radiomimetic property of furazolidone and the caffeine enhancement of its lethal action on the vibrios.

@article{Banerjee1981RadiomimeticPO,
  title={Radiomimetic property of furazolidone and the caffeine enhancement of its lethal action on the vibrios.},
  author={S K Banerjee and S. N. Chatterjee},
  journal={Chemico-biological interactions},
  year={1981},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          321-35
        }
}
Sensitivities of the strains belonging to four vibrio biotypes to the action of furazolidone were investigated. Vibrio cholerae (classical) was most and Vibrio parahaemolyticus least sensitive to this drug. Statistical analyses revealed significant differences between any two of the four types of vibrio in respect of their sensitivity to furazolidone. The drug was radiomimetic in action, the doses of UV light (DUV) and furazolidone (Df) required for 10% survival of the vibrios being correlated… 
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