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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triclosan

Triclosan (sometimes abbreviated as TCS), similar in its uses and mechanism of action to .... Humans do not have an ENR enzyme and thus are not affected. ... Triclosan is found to kill a wide spectrum of bacteria, and the researchers are also ...

emerald.tufts.edu/med/apua/consumers/personal_home_21_4240495089.pdf

Triclosan is most often used to kill bacteria on the skin and other surfaces, although it .... Since humans do not have this ENR enzyme, triclosan has long been ...

illumin.usc.edu/68/what-makes-antibacterial-soap-antibacterial

Dec 1, 2007 ... A biochemical explanation of how Triclosan disables bacteria will ... that is popularly claimed to kill "99.9% of germs,"and how does it work?

ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/opinions_layman/triclosan/en/index.htm

At high concentrations, triclosan is very effective at killing a broad range of microorganisms including many bacteria. At low concentrations, it does not kill them ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=2168

The goal of antiseptic soaps is to prevent the bacteria from reproducing, limiting the ... Because of the highly specific way that triclosan kills microbes and the ...

www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters/teacherguide/chemmatters-tg-dec2015-triclosan.docx

How do triclosan molecules prevent the formation of fatty acids? Why does the loss of fatty acids kill bacteria? What unique property of triclosan led to its use for  ...

time.com/4339866/triclosan-antibacterial-soap-safety

May 18, 2016 ... Triclosan, which is found in antibacterial soap and toothpaste, ... antibacterial cleansing formulas do not kill more bacteria than soap and water, ...

www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/16/antibacterial-soap-with-triclosan-found-to-be-no-real-threat-to-germs

Sep 15, 2015 ... ... difference' between plain and antibacterial soaps' abilities to kill bacteria. ... Antibacterial soap with triclosan 'no better at killing germs' – study ... Consumers needed to be made aware antibacterial soaps did not guarantee ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11506900

Aug 7, 2001 ... Although originally thought to kill bacteria by attacking multiple cellular targets, triclosan was recently shown to target a specific bacterial fatty ...

copublications.greenfacts.org/en/triclosan/l-2/5-risk-resistance.htm

For instance, some bacteria have mutated so that triclosan does not disrupt ... was limited to triclosan so even triclosan-resistant strains could still be killed by ...