Candicidin

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Candicidin
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ECHA InfoCard 100.014.330
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Formula C59H84N2O18
Molar mass 1109.32 g/mol
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Candicidin is an antifungal compound obtained from Streptomyces griseus. It is active against some fungi including Candida albicans. Candicidin is administered intravaginally in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis.[1]

This bioactive compound was named candicidin, because of its high activity on Candida albicans.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Product information Candicidin" (pdf). Toku-E. 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  2. ^ Selman A. Waksman, Hubert A. Lechevalier & Carl P. Schaffner: Candicidin and other Polyenic Antifungal Antibiotics, 1965, 33, 219-226