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 40 Species of Mold and 10 Mycotoxins They Produce Aflatoxin Gliotoxin Ochratoxin Sterigmatocystin Species Acremonium sp.
Gliotoxin and fumagillin: Benzene: ethyl acetate (70:30, v/v).
Toninello, "Gliotoxin induces [Mg.sup.2+] efflux from intact brain mitochondria," Neurochemistry International, vol.
Induction of mutagenesis by gamma irradiation can also increase the ability of Trichoderma species to produce antibiotics and phenolic compounds such as trichodermine, gliotoxin and viridian (Haggag and Mohamed, 2002).
Cellular targeting of the apoptosis-inducing compound gliotoxin to fibrotic rat livers.
Kim, "Polymer functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes mediated drug delivery of gliotoxin in cancer cells," Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, vol.
Kidd, "Tuberculostatic activity of blood and urine from animals given gliotoxin.," Journal of Immunology, vol.
However, the apparent recoveries of some additional analytes (such as gliotoxin, chaetoglobosin A, and chaetomin) were unexpectedly low, which indicates that any findings concerning a specific matrix or analyte should not be overgeneralized.
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.