Overview

  • Product name

    Chlorhexidine, anti-microbial agent
  • Description

    Broad spectrum anti-microbial agent
  • Biological description

    Broad spectrum anti-microbial agent, exerts effects on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity due to outer bacterial membrane disruption.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    55-56-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Cheung HY  et al. Differential actions of chlorhexidine on the cell wall of Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli. PLoS One 7:e36659 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22606280) »
  • Karpanen TJ  et al. Antimicrobial efficacy of chlorhexidine digluconate alone and in combination with eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil and thymol against planktonic and biofilm cultures of Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Antimicrob Chemother 62:1031-6 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 18703525) »
  • Barrett-Bee K  et al. The membrane destabilising action of the antibacterial agent chlorhexidine. FEMS Microbiol Lett 119:249-53 (1994). Read more (PubMed: 8039666) »

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