fumigacin

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fumigacin

A naturally occurring steroidal antibiotic produced by certain fungi, such as Aspergillus fumigatus, Cephalosporium caeruleus and Emericellopsis terricola, as well as by dermatophytes.
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fumigatus produce a number of low-molecular-mass toxins, including helvolic acid, fumagillin and gliotoxin [23].
Aspergillus fumigatus produces a range of mycotoxins, such as gliotoxin, helvolic acid and fumagillin, which may facilitate its growth and persistence in the lung [64].
fumigatus toxins, including gliotoxin, helvolic acid and fumagillin (Takashi et al., 2004).
They identified four compounds as follows: ergosta-5,7,22-trienol; 5a,8a-epidioxyergosta-6,22-dien-313-ol; ergosta-7,22-dien-313,5m63-triol, and helvolic acid (Zhao et al.
pylori secondary metabolites were identified to be helvolic acid, monomethylsulochrin, ergosterol and 3b-hydroxy-5a,8a-epidioxy-ergosta-6,22-diene with corresponding MICs of 8.0, 10.0, 20.0 and 30.0 pgJml, respectively.