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Effects of pentachlorophenol and some of its known and possible metabolites on different species of bacteria.

By G Ruckdeschel, G Renner and K Schwarz

Abstract

The antibacterial activity of pentachlorophenol and 35 of its known or possible metabolites against 30 different species of bacteria was tested. In comparison with pentachlorophenol, no increase of inhibitory activity was found for any of the chlorinated anisoles tested (except for pentachloroanisole against Streptomyces spp.), 2-chlorophenol, 2,6-dichlorophenol, 2,3,6- and 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorophenol, tetrachloro-1,4- and -1,3-benzenediol (except for the 1,3-isomer against Streptomyces spp.), tetrachloro-1,3-dimethoxybenzene, and tetrachloro-1,3-benzenediol diacetate. Two chlorophenols, five dichlorophenols, four trichlorophenols, two tetrachlorophenols, and tetrachloro-1,2-benzenediol were more active than pentachlorophenol against some, but not all, of the strains tested

Topics: Research Article
Year: 1987
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:204177
Provided by: PubMed Central
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