fungistatic


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fun·gi·stat·ic

(fŭn'ji-stat'ik),
Having an inhibiting action on the growth of fungi.
Synonym(s): mycostatic
[fungus + G. statos, standing]

fungistatic

[fun′jēstat′ik]
having an inhibiting effect on the growth of fungi.

fungistatic

adjective Referring to an agent that inhibits the growth of fungi without killing them.

fun·gi·stat·ic

(fŭn'ji-stat'ik)
Having an inhibiting action on the growth of fungi.
[fungus + G. statos, standing]

fungistatic

agent that inhibits growth of fungi
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During the evaluation of PGI by direct contact of the essential oils, we detected that the oils killed part of the pathogen spores, and that the other part remained without germinating, due to the fungistatic action.
These fungistatic drugs act blocking the synthesis of ergosterol mainly by inhibiting the cytochrome [P.
Essential oil: analysis of chemical constituents, fungistatic properties.
As indicated in Table 1, dual culture of Lasiodiplodia theobromae and Fusarium sambucinum with five species of Aspergillus resulted to fungistatic antagonism, wherein the non-phytopathogenic fungi were the aggressors and the phytopathogenic molds were the victims.
Growth of inoculum was observed 8 day after subcultures suggesting a fungistatic effect of fractions on dermatophytes isolates at the tested concentrations.
2014) proposed that eucalyptus leaves either fresh or as distilled eucalyptus oils have potential biological activities such as bacteriostatic, fungistatic, anti-inflommatory, modifying ruminal fermentation characteristics, anti-protozoal and methane mitigration.
Chavez, Fungistatic and Bacteriostatic Activities of Alkamides from Heliopsis longipes Roots: Affinin and Reduced Alkamides, J.
It is effective against Candida species and is both fungistatic and fungicidal, depending on the concentration.
Neem seeds and leaves extracts have antimicrobial activity with notable effects on some fungal phytopathogens showing fungistatic behavior e.
Regarding antifungal activity, bee venom showed fungistatic activity with MIC values ranging from 60 to >500 [micro]g/ml, while melittin exhibited a moderate fungicidal activity with MFC values ranging from 60 to 300 [micro]g/ml and Candida krusei was the most sensitive yeast with regard to bee venom and melittin with MIC values of 60 [micro]g/ml and 30 [micro]g/ml, respectively (Table 3).
Fungal keratitis is often highly invasive and antifungal agents tend to be fungistatic inhibiting growth of the organism--which can lead to a prolonged treatment and often surgical intervention.