gliotoxin


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gliotoxin

[¦glī·ō‚täk·sən]
(microbiology)
C13H14O4N2S2 A heat-labile, bacteriostatic antibiotic produced by species of Trichoderma and Cliocladium and by Aspergillus fumigatus.
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The effective antifungal compounds produced by this fungus were identified as gliovirin and gliotoxin, but no further purification and dose response of these compounds were done in the study.
Amphotericine B enhances the synthesis and release of the immunosuppressive agent gliotoxin from the pulmonary pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus.
Richard has applied this test to other mycotoxins, such as gliotoxin and T-2 toxin.
Some of these minor mycotoxins include T-2 toxin, fusaric acid, cyclopiazeaic acid, patulin, gliotoxin, citrinin, and ergot alkaloids.
Gliotoxin may be involved in respiratory diseases of turkeys, as well as human yeast infections caused by Candida albicans.
78) Zinc administration is suggested as a logical therapy for this problem, since it both inhibits the production of gliotoxin in fungal cultures and offers significant protection against formed mycotoxins.
Gliotoxin contamination in and pre- and postfermented corn, sorghum and wet brewer's grains silage in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
Cellular targeting of the apoptosis-inducing compound gliotoxin to fibrotic rat livers.
Mycotoxins produced by candida include gliotoxin, which is known to suppress the immune system.