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

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]
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While all of the boron is not immediately lost, the longer it is exposed to wetting, the greater the risk that chemical loadings will fall below a fungistatic level.
(b) Bar graphs depicting the fungistatic (left panel) and mycobacteriostatic (right panel) nature of MB.
TER was fungistatic against all strains for which the largest effect observed versus the FLU-S strain ATCC 44858 was a ~1.6-log-fold decrease in CFU with the highest drug concentration tested (128 [micro]g/ml).
The fungistatic activity of the essential oils was considered the difference between the percentages of spore germination inhibition between the two incubation periods.
They are characterized by high activity against dermatophytes, molds, and yeast-like organisms; fungistatic and antimicrobial action type; fairly good penetration into the stratum corneum of the epidermis; negligible toxicity; and lack mushrooms natural resistance to these drugs.
Environmental Protection Agency-registered, the No-VOC antimicrobials are colorless, odorless, positively charged polymers that impart bacteriostatic, fungistatic, and algistatic properties to formulated coatings.
Human and rat macrophages mediate fungistatic activity against Rhizopus species differently: In vitro and ex vivo studies.
If the disease establishes itself when there is a failure in these, it will be necessary to use fungicidal or fungistatic products that act against the pathogen, preventing damage to the host (FARNESI, 2007).
The ratios obtained for all the test organisms were above 4 which indicated that all four mushroom extracts were bacteriostatic and fungistatic in action against test organisms (Table 6).
Regarding DOX, antimicrobial agent that prevents bacterial protein synthesis potentiates the antifungal activity of azole group against candida infection (dosage-dependent); moreover, it converts the action of this antifungal group from fungistatic to fungicidal and prevents the onset of drug resistance later.
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