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phenazines

Drugs used to treat leprosy. An example is clofazimine (Lamprene).
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In spite of the detection of phenazines from the oil palm rhizospheric strain of P.
In this study the antifungal effects of the phenazines were found highly positive against the pathogenic fungus G.
The mechanisms of action of phenazines are assumed that they diffuse across or insert into the membrane and act as reducing agent, resulting in the uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation and the generation of toxic intracellular superoxide radicals and hydrogen peroxide which are harmful to the organisms.
Phenazines are not essential for Pseudomonas chlororaphis PA23 biocontrol of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum but do play a role in biofilm formation.
They found that the bacterial colonies produced a phenazine gradient that is likely to be of physiological significance.
De Andrade-Neto VF, Goulart MO, da Silva Filho JF, da Silva MJ, Pinto Mdo C, Pinto AV, Zalis MG, Carvalho LH, Krettli AU (2004) Antimalarial activity of phenazines from lapachol, beta-lapachone and its derivatives against Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and Plasmodium berghei in vivo.
aeruginosa invades the mucus, turning it blue-green with antibiotic pigments called phenazines and even destroying lung tissue,
A various mechanisms have been attributed to bacterial antagonistic activity namely, different hydrolytic enzymes, chitinases, HCN, and siderophore production and production of antibiotics like phenazines, DAPG, pyrrolnitrin, pyoluteorin, and other secondary metabolites make endophytic bacterial isolates an ideal biocontrol agent 11.
Phenazines are involved in biocontrol of Pythium myriotylum on cocoyam by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PNA1.
A series of organic dyes,such as methylene blue (MB), methylene green, Prussian blue, phenazines and thionin, etc, have been used in chemically modified electrode and all displayed excellent mediating ability in electrocatalysis [1-3].