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al·lyl·a·mine

(al'il-ā-mēn'),
Member of a class of antifungal agents that works by inhibiting squalene epoxidase, an enzyme involved in the synthesis of ergosterol, a component of fungal cell walls.

allylamine

a group of fungicidal drugs which disrupt fungal cell wall formation, by inhibiting squalene epioxase activity (see terbinafine)
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Moreover, the antifungal drugs available to successfully treat these infections are becoming increasingly limited, with polyenes, allylamines, azoles (e.
Treatment of fungal infections currently available in the market can be broadly classified into four major classes of antifungal drugs - Polyenes, Azoles, Allylamines and Echinocandins.
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Cure rates are higher and treatment courses are shorter with topical fungicidal allylamines, like terbinafine than with fungistatic azoles.
2,12) Currently, there are 4 classes of antifungal agents with activity against Aspergillus: 1) the polyenes such as amphotericin B, 2) the triazoles, including itraconazole and voriconazole, 3) the echinocandins, such as caspofungin and micofungin, and 4) the allylamines, such as terbinafine.
I think all the agents--the azoles, allylamines, benzylamines, and ciclopirox--are going to work fairly well if you make a good choice for what you're trying to treat.
Celanese Chemicals announced the sale of its global allylamines and U.
As a class, the echinocandins possess a mechanism of action that is distinct from those of the polyenes, azoles, allylamines, or flucytosine.
The market is dominated by generics classes such as azoles, allylamines and benzylamines, which offer good safety and tolerability profiles, thereby creating strong competition among these products.
com/research/c26efd/antifungals_market) has announced the addition of the "Antifungals Market to 2017 - Generic Erosion of Major Polyenes, Azoles, Allylamines and Echinocandins to Slow Value Growth" report to their offering.
Celanese Chemicals today announced the sale of its global allylamines and U.