Recent in Antimicrobial (page 2 of 2)

Inherent Nano-sized Microbial Warfare

Nanoemulsions have the potential to be inherently antimicrobial, according to Susan Ciotti, PhD, and David Peralta of Nanobio Corporation, a company founded on a nanoemulsion technology with antibacterial benefits.

Multifunctional Deodorizing, Antimicrobial Additive

Schülke inc. will highlight various innovations including its multifunctional cosmetic additive combining the skin care and deodorizing properties of ethylhexylglycerin with the antimicrobial properties of phenethyl alcohol.

Good and Bad Bacteria Strains Found in P. acnes

Research conducted at UCLA with scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute has made an interesting discovery about Propionibacterium acnes that may affect the prevention and treatment of the disorder.

Grapefruit Seed Extract Antimicrobial and Antioxidant

Natural Sourcing has launched a grapefruit seed extract for the preservation of natural formulations.

Antimicrobial Fusion Peptides

Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) scientists in the UK have engineered antimicrobial peptides based on the human peptide LL-37 that are useful against S. aureus and/or B. cepacia, among others, as well as athlete's foot.

Researchers Find Greater Antibacterial Activity in Thyme Than Benzoyl Peroxide

Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University have suggested that thyme may be an effective treatment for acne.

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