antimicrobial :

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  • n  an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
  • s  capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

  • Antimicrobial Countertops WHO: Microban International and countertop maker Cosentino USA WHY: Until now, antimicrobial agents that fend off bacteria and mold have been limited to .
  • Another antimicrobial, zanamivir, or Relenza, is still effective against the circulating Tamiflu-resistant strain.
  • The UCS estimates that about 70% of antimicrobial drugs used in America are given not to people but to animals, which means we're breeding more of those deadly organisms every day.
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  • Trevor Marshall in PR Web (press release)
    For raw meat and poultry products, the solution lies with safe foods produced using non-thermal pasteurization technologies, such as UV/Advanced Oxidation technologies and antimicrobial spray treatments, combined with safe preparation and proper... James Marsden Food Product Design Jun 17, 2010 4316 6449 antimicrobial The VDR is at the heart of innate immunity, being responsible for expression of most of the antimicrobial peptides, which are the body's ultimate response to infection," Marshall said. "Molecular biology is now forcing us to re-think the...
  • Amelia Earhart in Business Wire (press release)
    To accelerate market share growth, we are constantly on the lookout for new methods and technologies to enhance our market-leading ON-Q PainBuster product line,Earhart said. "The antimicrobial properties of the ON-Q SilverSoaker provide an...

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