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(Science: pharmacology) a drug that is destructive to fungi or suppressing their reproduction or growth, effective against fungal infections.

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Re: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..

... to natural sources for antibiotic, antibacterial is not "more general" since it doesn't include any antibiotic that is specifically just antifungal.

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by alQpr
Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..
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Views: 7728

Human Collembola Infestations

... affected areas daily. According to most info, these bugs feed on fungus and other decaying material, so it reduces their food supply (sulfur is an antifungal). I'm still trying to figure out why they preferred me and not anyone else around me. One thought was that i had been hauling wood that had ...

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by urthchik
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 47
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targeting the Aids virus

An antifungal foot cream called Ciclopirox shows abilities to STOP and ERADICATE HIV. It inhibits the expression of it's genes, blocks mitochondrial function and activates the cell suicide pathway. This spares the unaffected ...

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by Sumanth001
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: targeting the Aids virus
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by choozi
Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Replies: 5
Views: 2794

More general biology questions..

... germinate into sporeling, which then develop into bacteria? 8."Bacterial antibiotics do not act against fungi" - why not? 9. "antifungal ointments and oral preparations are used to treat fungal infections." - what is an oral preparation? 10. Examples of arthropods are ...

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by freedompeace
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: More general biology questions..
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Views: 6469
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