polyene


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polyene

[′päl·ē‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
Compound containing many double bonds, such as the carotenoids.
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The "Investigation Report on China's Polyene Phosphatidylcholine Market, 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
These include the polyene group that encompasses amphotericin B deoxycholate and its lipid formulations (liposomal amphotericin B, amphotericin B lipid complex, and amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate complex); the nucleoside analogue flucytosine; the triazoles which include fluconazole and voriconazole; and the most recently developed echinocandin class, which includes caspofungin, micafungin, and anidulafungin.
Pico, "Spectroscopy features of the binding of polyene antibiotics to human serum albumin," Chemico-Biological Interactions, vol.
Polyene macrolide drugs (amphotericin and nystatin) have been used to reduce fungal contamination in cell line cultures [2, 3], and they target ergosterol in the fungal cell membrane.
The polyunsaturated-to-saturated fatty acid ratio, termed the polyene index, measures the degree to which an oil is polyunsaturated and the tendency of the oil to undergo autoxidation [19].
Amphotericin B (AmB) is a polyene antibiotic which is used for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis.
Amphotericin B is a polyene macrolide broad spectrum antibiotic with excellent anti-fungal properties12.
Sterol content and polyene antibiotic resistance in isolates of Candida krusei, Candida parakrusei, and Candida tropicalis.
For many years, the standard treatment for candidiasis has been amphotericin B, a polyene fungicidal agent.
Retinal, also named retinaldehyde, is a polyene chromophore and is the basis for animal vision allowing the conversion of light into metabolic energy.
The Mechanism of antifungal action of a new polyene macrolide antibiotic antifungalmycin 702 from streptomyces padanus JAU4234 on the rice sheath blight pathogen Rhizoctonia solani.
Beta-carotene (the main precursor for vitamin A, theoretically produces two molecules of retinal (central cleavage) which is reduced to retinal or oxidized (irreversibly) to retinoic acid, while eccentric cleavage only gives rise to apocarotenals in which the conjugated polyene is successfully shortened by Beta-oxidation to one molecule of retinoic acid (Faullks & Southon, 2001).