Pyrithione zinc is a metal complex with fungistatic and bacteriostatic properties. Pyrithione zinc is commonly used in medicated shampoos for treating dandruff and seborrhoea.
|Mechanism of Action||Pyrithione zinc causes a buildup of intracellular copper which damages iron-sulfur proteins.|
|References||Reeder, N. L. "The Antifungal Mechanism of Action of Zinc Pyrithione." Pubfacts.com. N.p., n.d. Web.|