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Found Fungal 28 times.

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1. Aflatoxin
A fungal toxin which is a powerful liver carcinogen . It is produced by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus, which grow easily on beans, grains, and peanuts which are inappropriately stored in warm, humid conditions. The presence of aflatoxins in contaminated food supplies is thought to contribute to the high levels of liver cancer in undeveloped and developing countries.

2. Amphotericin
One of two antifungal antibiotic s: * Amphotericin A: The less active form of the antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptomyces nodosus. It is not used clinically. * Amphotericin B: An antibiotic produced by the bacteria Streptomyces nodosus which is used to treat a wide variety of fungal infections. Formula: C47H73NO17.

3. Amphotericin B
This is a potent anti-fungal drug. Its route of administration is usually by intravenous injection for severe and life-threatening body infection, aerosol for lung fungal infection and irrigation of the bladder. This drug has many frequently and severe side effects. It is poorly eliminated by the body and therefore should be used as a last resort.

4. Antibiogram
The sensitivity pattern of a given bacterial or fungal strain to a specific antibiotic .

5. Antibiotic assay
A test to determine how sensitive a bacterial or fungal strain is to a range of antibiotic s by measuring the microbes' ability to grow in a standard dilution of each chemical.

6. Benzoic acid
A white, crystalline, aromatic acid (C7H6O2) that is used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent and as a food preservative. It is a chemical precursor to the artificial sweetener saccharin .

7. Conidiophore
A structure found at the tips of hyphae in fungi which will bud the conidia, or fungal spore s.

8. Cyclopiazonic acid
A fungal toxin produced by members of the Aspergillus and Penicillium species.

9. Dodine
A pesticide used to prevent fungal infections of fruit trees.

10. Fusarium oxysporum
F. oxysporum is fungal species that causes plant diseases such as pea, cotton, banana and tomato wilts.


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