nanomicrobicide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nano- +‎ microbicide

Noun[edit]

nanomicrobicide (plural nanomicrobicides)

  1. A microbicide encapsulated in nanoparticles
    • 2015 September 26, “A Multiple siRNA-Based Anti-HIV/SHIV Microbicide Shows Protection in Both In Vitro and In Vivo Models”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135288:
      The efficacy of our nanomicrobicides may have been restricted by the SHIV/macaque model, because siGag and siLTR are both target HIV sequences instead of SIV sequences.