Dimetridazole is a slightly soluble nitromidazole drug used to combat protozoan and bacterial infections in livestock.
|Mechanism of Action||The mechanism of action of dimetridazole is not well understood; however, it is thought to inhibit cell growth by preventing nucleic-acid synthesis.|
|Eukaryotic Cell Culture Applications||Dimetridazole is particularly effective against Campylobacter infections in diseased pigs and other livestock.|
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|MIC||Treponema hyodysenteriae | 0.1 - >10 || Treponema innocens| 0.5 - <2 |||