NEWS - Bleach vs. bacteria: Development of new drugs to breach microbial defenses

Chlorine bleach has been used as a disinfectant for hundreds of years, but our bodies have been using its active component to help kill invading bacteria for millennia. Details about how bleach kills -- and how bacteria can survive the attack -- may lead to the development of new drugs ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140407090214.ht