2-Acetylpyridine thiosemicarbazones and Mycobacterium leprae

C. C. Shepard, D. L. Klayman, J. P. Scovill, N. E. Morrison

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Four 2-acetylpyridine thiosemicarbazones were tested in mice against Mycobacterium leprae by the kinetic method and found to be nearly inactive in a dosage of 0.05% in the diet. At the same dosage, thiacetazone, as a positive control, exhibited its expected activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-9
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Leprosy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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