fungicidal


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fun·gi·ci·dal

(fŭn'ji-sī'dăl),
Having a killing action on fungi.
[fungus + L. caedo, to kill]

fungicidal

adjective Referring to that which is toxic to or destroys fungi.
 
noun An agent that is toxic to or destroys fungi; fungicide.

fun·gi·ci·dal

(fŭn-ji-sī'dăl)
Having a killing action on fungi.
[fungus + L. caedo, to kill]

fungicidal

Capable of killing fungi. The term is used both for drugs that can do this without, at the same time, damaging the infected person, and for agencies that can destroy fungi and their spores outside the body.
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MAT2203 is an orally-administered formulation of amphotericin B (a broad spectrum fungicidal agent) utilizing Matinas' proprietary lipid nano-crystal ('LNC') delivery technology platform to create a potentially better tolerated and more conveniently administered version of this fungicidal drug.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the in vitro fungicidal activity of RZF through analysis of time-kill kinetics for FLU-susceptible and FLU-resistant Candida species under conditions and at a pH relevant to the vaginal microenvironment, using the topical azole VVC therapeutic, terconazole (TER), as a comparator.
[28], a substance has fungistatic activity when the MFC/MIC ratio is [greater than or equal to] 4 and fungicidal activity when the MFC/MIC ratio is <4.
An optimal disinfectant should not only exhibit efficient fungicidal activity but should also be minimally corrosive and nontoxic.
It is exciting to see an antifungal with a novel mechanism of action and with rapid fungicidal activity in preclinical models.
Triazole antifungal agents are considered fungistatic rather than fungicidal.
In order to find novel strobilurin derivatives with good fungicidal activities, a series of (E)-a-(methoxyimino)benzeneacetate analogues containing 1,2,4-triazole Schiff base moiety were designed and synthesized.
It was found that lactoferrin does not exhibit fungicidal properties against yeast/ fungi either in the presence or absence of iron.
It said that farmers should ensure field sanitation and prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetable crops.
Rust-Oleum has released a new fungicidal protective coating, Zinsser Mold Killing Primer.
They discuss types of microbicidal and microbistatic agents, factors affecting microbicides, their mechanisms of action, biofilm recalcitrance, fungicidal activity of microbicides, and other principles, and the evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy and the efficacy of professional healthcare antiseptics, regulation of microbicides, sterilization processes, preservation of medicine and cosmetics, sterility assurance, antimicrobial surfaces and devices, emerging natural technologies, and control of infectious bioagents.
Fungicidal sprays are available and, when applied every two weeks, may provide a modicum of protection to yard plantings.