Five membered rings containing a NITROGEN atom.
Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.
The ability of fungi to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antifungal agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation.
Triazole antifungal agent that is used to treat oropharyngeal CANDIDIASIS and cryptococcal MENINGITIS in AIDS.
A triazole antifungal agent that inhibits cytochrome P-450-dependent enzymes required for ERGOSTEROL synthesis.
A unicellular budding fungus which is the principal pathogenic species causing CANDIDIASIS (moniliasis).
A species of MITOSPORIC FUNGI commonly found on the body surface. It causes opportunistic infections especially in immunocompromised patients.
Broad spectrum antifungal agent used for long periods at high doses, especially in immunosuppressed patients.
A steroid of interest both because its biosynthesis in FUNGI is a target of ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS, notably AZOLES, and because when it is present in SKIN of animals, ULTRAVIOLET RAYS break a bond to result in ERGOCALCIFEROL.
An imidazole derivative that is commonly used as a topical antifungal agent.
A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)
An imidazole antifungal agent that is used topically and by intravenous infusion.
Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).
An imidazole derivative with a broad spectrum of antimycotic activity. It inhibits biosynthesis of the sterol ergostol, an important component of fungal CELL MEMBRANES. Its action leads to increased membrane permeability and apparent disruption of enzyme systems bound to the membrane.
Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A species of imperfect fungi from which the antibiotic fumigatin is obtained. Its spores may cause respiratory infection in birds and mammals.
Chemicals that kill or inhibit the growth of fungi in agricultural applications, on wood, plastics, or other materials, in swimming pools, etc.
Infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth by a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Proteins found in any species of fungus.
Macrolide antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus obtained from soil of the Orinoco river region of Venezuela.
Steroids with a hydroxyl group at C-3 and most of the skeleton of cholestane. Additional carbon atoms may be present in the side chain. (IUPAC Steroid Nomenclature, 1987)
Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.
A superfamily of hundreds of closely related HEMEPROTEINS found throughout the phylogenetic spectrum, from animals, plants, fungi, to bacteria. They include numerous complex monooxygenases (MIXED FUNCTION OXYGENASES). In animals, these P-450 enzymes serve two major functions: (1) biosynthesis of steroids, fatty acids, and bile acids; (2) metabolism of endogenous and a wide variety of exogenous substrates, such as toxins and drugs (BIOTRANSFORMATION). They are classified, according to their sequence similarities rather than functions, into CYP gene families (>40% homology) and subfamilies (>59% homology). For example, enzymes from the CYP1, CYP2, and CYP3 gene families are responsible for most drug metabolism.
Compounds that specifically inhibit STEROL 14-DEMETHYLASE. A variety of azole-derived ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS act through this mechanism.
Cyclic hexapeptides of proline-ornithine-threonine-proline-threonine-serine. The cyclization with a single non-peptide bond can lead them to be incorrectly called DEPSIPEPTIDES, but the echinocandins lack ester links. Antifungal activity is via inhibition of 1,3-beta-glucan synthase production of BETA-GLUCANS.
A family of 6-membered heterocyclic compounds occurring in nature in a wide variety of forms. They include several nucleic acid constituents (CYTOSINE; THYMINE; and URACIL) and form the basic structure of the barbiturates.
A species of MITOSPORIC FUNGI that is a major cause of SEPTICEMIA and disseminated CANDIDIASIS, especially in patients with LYMPHOMA; LEUKEMIA; and DIABETES MELLITUS. It is also found as part of the normal human mucocutaneous flora.
The ability of microorganisms, especially bacteria, to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antimicrobial agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).
A triterpene that derives from the chair-boat-chair-boat folding of 2,3-oxidosqualene. It is metabolized to CHOLESTEROL and CUCURBITACINS.
A species of the fungus CRYPTOCOCCUS. Its teleomorph is Filobasidiella bacillispora.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in fungi.
A genus of mitosporic fungi containing about 100 species and eleven different teleomorphs in the family Trichocomaceae.
A plant genus in the family BERBERIDACEAE. The common names of Barberry or Oregon Grape are also used for MAHONIA. The similar-named Bayberry is the unrelated MYRICA. Oregon Grape was classified by Pursh as a Berberis but Nuttall claimed it is different enough to call it a new genus, MAHONIA. Botanists insist on this name while horticulturists stay with Mahonia. They are shrubs with yellow wood and usually three-branched spines at the base of leafstalks. Flowers are yellow, six-petaled and fruit is a berry with one to several seeds. Members contain BERBERINE.
A plant family of the order Myrtales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida that is a small family with a single genus.
Polymeric derivatives of GALLIC ACID that are esters of a sugar.
A plant family of the order Lamiales. It is characterized by simple leaves in opposite pairs, cystoliths (enlarged cells containing crystals of calcium carbonate), and bilaterally symmetrical and bisexual flowers that are usually crowded together. The common name for Ruellia of wild petunia is easily confused with PETUNIA.
A fused four ring compound occurring free or combined in galls. Isolated from the kino of Eucalyptus maculata Hook and E. Hemipholia F. Muell. Activates Factor XII of the blood clotting system which also causes kinin release; used in research and as a dye.
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A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
A plant genus of the family LILIACEAE. Members contain tuliposides and tulipalins and have been associated with allergic contact dermatitis in florists.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
Hydrocarbons with more than one double bond. They are a reduced form of POLYYNES.
An NADPH-dependent P450 enzyme that plays an essential role in the sterol biosynthetic pathway by catalyzing the demethylation of 14-methyl sterols such as lanosterol. The enzyme acts via the repeated hydroxylation of the 14-methyl group, resulting in its stepwise conversion into an alcohol, an aldehyde and then a carboxylate, which is removed as formic acid. Sterol 14-demethylase is an unusual cytochrome P450 enzyme in that it is found in a broad variety of organisms including ANIMALS; PLANTS; FUNGI; and protozoa.
The ability of a substance to be dissolved, i.e. to form a solution with another substance. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
An agricultural fungicide of the dithiocarbamate class. It has relatively low toxicity and there is little evidence of human injury from exposure.

Synergic effects of tactolimus and azole antifungal agents against azole-resistant Candida albican strains. (1/584)

We investigated the effects of combining tacrolimus and azole antifungal agents in azole-resistant strains of Candida albicans by comparing the accumulation of [3H]itraconazole. The CDR1-expressing resistant strain C26 accumulated less itraconazole than the CaMDR-expressing resistant strain C40 or the azole-sensitive strain B2630. A CDR1-expressing Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutant, DSY415, showed a marked reduction in the accumulation of both fluconazole and itraconazole. A CaMDR-expressing S. cerevisiae mutant, DSY416, also showed lower accumulation of fluconazole, but not of itraconazole. The addition of sodium azide, an electron-transport chain inhibitor, increased the intracellular accumulation of itraconazole only in the C26 strain, and not in the C40 or B2630 strains. Addition of tacrolimus, an inhibitor of multidrug resistance proteins, resulted in the highest increase in itraconazole accumulation in the C26 strain. The combination of itraconazole and tacrolimus was synergic in azole-resistant C. albicans strains. In the C26 strain, the MIC of itraconazole decreased from >8 to 0.5 mg/L when combined with tacrolimus. Our results showed that two multidrug resistance phenotypes (encoded by the CDR1 and CaMDR genes) in C. albicans have different substrate specificity for azole antifungal agents and that a combination of tacrolimus and azole antifungal agents is effective against azole-resistant strains of C. albicans.  (+info)

Protection of ebselen against anoxic damage of cultured neurons of cerebral cortex. (2/584)

AIM: To study the protective effect of ebselen on anoxic damage of brain cells. METHODS: On d 10 after plating of the cortical neurons from 1-d-old rat, cultures were placed under 95% N2 + 5% CO2 for 2-6 h. Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in supernatant, thiobarbituric acid reactive substance (TBARS) and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) activity of neurons were determined. RESULTS: Under anoxia, efflux of LDH and TBARS from cultured neurons increased while GSH-Px activity decreased. Ebselen reduced the efflux of LDH and TBARS in a dose-related manner and increased the total GSH-Px activity. CONCLUSION: Ebselen can protect neurons from anoxic damage.  (+info)

Effects of azole antifungal drugs on the transition from yeast cells to hyphae in susceptible and resistant isolates of the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans. (3/584)

Oral infections caused by the yeast Candida albicans are some of the most frequent and earliest opportunistic infections in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. The widespread use of azole antifungal drugs has led to the development of drug resistance, creating a major problem in the treatment of yeast infections in AIDS patients and other immunocompromised individuals. Several molecular mechanisms that contribute to drug resistance have been identified. In C. albicans, the ability to morphologically switch from yeast cells (blastospores) to filamentous forms (hyphae) is an important virulence factor which contributes to the dissemination of Candida in host tissues and which promotes infection and invasion. A positive correlation between the level of antifungal drug resistance and the ability to form hyphae in the presence of azole drugs has been identified. Under hypha-inducing conditions in the presence of an azole drug, resistant clinical isolates form hyphae, while susceptible yeast isolates do not. This correlation is observed in a random sample from a population of susceptible and resistant isolates and is independent of the mechanisms of resistance. 35S-methionine incorporation suggests that growth inhibition is not sufficient to explain the inhibition of hyphal formation, but it may contribute to this inhibition.  (+info)

Formation of azole-resistant Candida albicans by mutation of sterol 14-demethylase P450. (4/584)

The sterol 14-demethylase P450 (CYP51) of a fluconazole-resistant isolate of Candida albicans, DUMC136, showed reduced susceptibility to this azole but with little change in its catalytic activity. Twelve nucleotide substitutions, resulting in four amino acid changes, were identified in the DUMC136 CYP51 gene in comparison with a reported CYP51 sequence from a wild-type, fluconazole-susceptible C. albicans strain. Seven of these substitutions, including all of those causing amino acid changes, were located within a region covering one of the putative substrate recognition sites of the enzyme (SRS-1). Polymorphisms within this region were observed in several C. albicans isolates, and some were found to be CYP51 heterozygotes. Among the amino acid changes occurring in this region, only an alteration of Y132 was common among these fluconazole-resistant isolates, which suggests the importance of this residue to the fluconazole resistance of the target enzyme. DUMC136 and another fluconazole-resistant isolate were homozygotes with respect to CYP51, although the typical wild-type, fluconazole-susceptible C. albicans was a CYP51 heterozygote. These findings suggest that part of the fluconazole-resistant phenotype of C. albicans DUMC136 was acquired through a mutation-prone area of CYP51, an area which might promote the formation of fluconazole-resistant CYP51, along with a mechanism(s) which allows the formation of a homozygote of this altered CYP51 in this diploid pathogenic yeast.  (+info)

When and why a water-soluble antioxidant becomes pro-oxidant during copper-induced low-density lipoprotein oxidation: a study using uric acid. (5/584)

The inclusion of uric acid in the incubation medium during copper-induced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation exerted either an antioxidant or pro-oxidant effect. The pro-oxidant effect, as mirrored by an enhanced formation of conjugated dienes, lipid peroxides, thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances and increase in negative charge, occurred when uric acid was added late during the inhibitory or lag phase and during the subsequent extensive propagation phase of copper-stimulated LDL oxidation. The pro-oxidant effect of uric acid was specific for copper-induced LDL oxidation and required the presence of copper as either Cu(I) or Cu(II). In addition, it became much more evident when the copper to LDL molar ratio was below a threshold value of approx. 50. In native LDL, the shift between the antioxidant and the pro-oxidant activities was related to the availability of lipid hydroperoxides formed during the early phases of copper-promoted LDL oxidation. The artificial enrichment of isolated LDL with alpha-tocopherol delayed the onset of the pro-oxidant activity of uric acid and also decreased the rate of stimulated lipid peroxidation. However, previous depletion of alpha-tocopherol was not a prerequisite for unmasking the pro-oxidant activity of uric acid, since this became apparent even when alpha-tocopherol was still present in significant amounts (more than 50% of the original values) in LDL. These results suggest, irrespective of the levels of endogenous alpha-tocopherol, that uric acid may enhance LDL oxidation by reducing Cu(II) to Cu(I), thus making more Cu(I) available for subsequent radical decomposition of lipid peroxides and propagation reactions.  (+info)

Optimized expression and catalytic properties of a wheat obtusifoliol 14alpha-demethylase (CYP51) expressed in yeast. Complementation of erg11Delta yeast mutants by plant CYP51. (6/584)

CYP51s form the only family of P450 proteins conserved in evolution from prokaryotes to fungi, plants and mammals. In all eukaryotes, CYP51s catalyse 14alpha-demethylation of sterols. We have recently isolated two CYP51 cDNAs from sorghum [Bak, S., Kahn, R.A., Olsen, C. E. & Halkier, B.A. (1997) Plant J. 11, 191-201] and wheat [Cabello-Hurtado, F., Zimmerlin, A., Rahier, A., Taton, M., DeRose, R., Nedelkina, S., Batard, Y., Durst, F., Pallett, K.E. & Werck-Reichhart, D. (1997) Biophys. Biochem. Res. Commun. 230, 381-385]. Wheat and sorghum CYP51 proteins show a high identity (92%) compared with their identity with their fungal and mammalian orthologues (32-39%). Data obtained with plant microsomes have previously suggested that differences in primary sequences reflect differences in sterol pathways and CYP51 substrate specificities between animals, fungi and plants. To investigate more thoroughly the properties of the plant CYP51, the wheat enzyme was expressed in yeast strains overexpressing different P450 reductases as a fusion with either yeast or plant (sorghum) membrane targeting sequences. The endogenous sterol demethylase gene (ERG11) was then disrupted. A sorghum-wheat fusion protein expressed with the Arabidopsis thaliana reductase ATR1 showed the highest level of expression and activity. The expression induced a marked proliferation of microsomal membranes so as to obtain 70 nmol P450.(L culture)-1, with CYP51 representing 1.5% of microsomal protein. Without disruption of the ERG11 gene, the expression level was fivefold reduced. CYP51 from wheat complemented the ERG11 disruption, as the modified yeasts did not need supplementation with exogenous ergosterol and grew normally under aerobic conditions. The fusion plant enzyme catalysed 14alpha-demethylation of obtusifoliol very actively (Km,app = 197 microm, kcat = 1.2 min-1) and with very strict substrate specificity. No metabolism of lanosterol and eburicol, the substrates of the fungal and mammalian CYP51s, nor metabolism of herbicides and fatty acids was detected in the recombinant yeast microsomes. Surprisingly lanosterol (Ks = 2.2 microM) and eburicol (Ks = 2.5 microm) were found to bind the active site of the plant enzyme with affinities higher than that for obtusifoliol (Ks = 289 microM), giving typical type-I spectra. The amplitudes of these spectra, however, suggested that lanosterol and eburicol were less favourably positioned to be metabolized than obtusifoliol. The recombinant enzyme was also used to test the relative binding constants of two azole compounds, LAB170250F and gamma-ketotriazole, which were previously reported to be potent inhibitors of the plant enzyme. The Ks of plant CYP51 for LAB170250F (0.29 microM) and gamma-ketotriazole (0.40 microM) calculated from the type-II sp2 nitrogen-binding spectra were in better agreement with their reported effects as plant CYP51 inhibitors than values previously determined with plant microsomes. This optimized expression system thus provides an excellent tool for detailed enzymological and mechanistic studies, and for improving the selectivity of inhibitory molecules.  (+info)

Comparison of the toxicity of fluconazole and other azole antifungal drugs to murine and human granulocyte-macrophage progenitor cells in vitro. (7/584)

We studied the inhibitory effects on colony formation by granulocyte-macrophage colony forming units (cfu-gm) of eight azole antifungal agents in vitro. All agents, except fluconazole, inhibited colony formation dose-dependently with 50% inhibitory concentrations (IC50) in the range of 0.78-49 micromol/L in cultures of murine and human bone marrow. For human cells, the IC50 values were 0.553 mg/L for itraconazole, 1.24 mg/L for saperconazole, 2.58 mg/L for clotrimazole, 5.33 mg/L for miconazole, 6.17 mg/L for econazole, 6.27 mg/L for ketoconazole and 8.38 mg/L for oxiconazole. The IC50 of itraconazole for human cfu-gm in vitro was similar to the plasma level of this drug recommended for systemic antifungal therapy (>0.5 mg/L) thus indicating the potential clinical relevance of our data. The IC50 of ketoconazole for human cfu-gm in vitro may be exceeded by plasma levels produced in vivo by high (> or =400 mg) doses, whereas fluconazole failed to reduce colony formation by 50% even at 100 mg/L, a concentration not reached in vivo even after extremely high doses (2000 mg/day). To most of the drugs studied, murine progenitor cells seemed to be less sensitive than the human ones. There was, however, a close correlation between the murine and human log IC50 values of the drugs (r2 = 0.964, P< 0.001), suggesting that cultures of murine bone marrow may be suitable to predict the in-vitro toxicity of azole antifungals to human cfu-gm.  (+info)

The inhibition of mammalian 15-lipoxygenases by the anti-inflammatory drug ebselen: dual-type mechanism involving covalent linkage and alteration of the iron ligand sphere. (8/584)

Mammalian lipoxygenases have been implicated in inflammation and atherosclerosis and, thus, lipoxygenase inhibitors may be of pharmacological interest. In cells, lipoxygenases occur in a catalytically silent ground state that requires activation to become active. We found that the seleno-organic drug ebselen [2-phenyl-1, 2-benzisoselenazol-3(2H)-one], which exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, irreversibly inhibited pure rabbit 15-lipoxygenase, with an IC50 in the nM range when preincubated with the enzyme in the absence of fatty acid substrates. Subsequent dialysis, gel filtration, or substrate addition did not restore the enzyme activity, and experiments with [14C]ebselen indicated a covalent linkage of the drug. The presence of sulfhydryl compounds in the incubation mixture prevented both enzyme labeling and inactivation, but we did not see any reactivation when sulfhydryl compounds were added afterward. X-ray absorption studies indicated that ebselen did alter the geometry of the iron ligand sphere, and the data are consistent with an iron complexation by the drug. When fatty acid substrate was present during lipoxygenase-ebselen interaction, the inhibitory potency was strongly reduced and a competitive mode of action was observed. These data suggest that ebselen inactivated the catalytically silent ground-state lipoxygenase irreversibly by covalent linkage and alteration of the iron ligand sphere. In contrast, it functions as a competitive inhibitor of the catalytically active enzyme species. The pharmacological relevance of ebselen as a potential in vivo lipoxygenase inhibitor will be discussed.  (+info)

Due to the increase in the number of azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus, there is an urgent need of data to predict future trends and prevent further spreading. The intercountry transfer of resistant A. fumigatus on plant bulbs have been reported. We investigated existence and characteristics of resistant isolates attached to agricultural products imported to Japan. We purchased 292 samples in Japan. All samples were screened for the existence of azole-resistant A. fumigatus. For positive isolates, minimum inhibitory concentrations of the drugs were determined. We also analyzed Cyp51A, Hmg1, and Erg6 mutations of these isolates and conducted microsatellite genotyping. Fourteen azole-resistant isolates were detected, of which 13 were cultured from flower bulbs imported from the Netherlands. Among them 5 were from 11 bulbs of Hippeastrum (45.5%), 5 were from 24 bulbs of Gladiolus (20.8%), 2 were from 4 bulbs of Ixia (50.0%), and 1 was from 22 bulbs of Tulipa (4.5%). Only 1 resistant isolate was ...
The emergence of azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus has become a clinical problem in many parts of the world. Several amino acid mutations in the azole target protein Cyp51Ap contribute to this resistance, with the most concerning being the environmentally derived TR34 /L98H and TR46 /Y121F/T289A mutations. Here, we performed passive surveillance to assess a sample of the A. fumigatus population in the United States for the presence of these mutations. We found 1.4% of those isolates to exhibit elevated MIC via broth microdilution, and five of those isolates harbored the TR34 /L98H mutation ...
Resistance to azole antifungal agents has been shown to be attributable to a variety of mechanisms (12, 37, 38). Only recently have approaches aimed to reveal these mechanisms at the molecular level been undertaken. In a group of C. albicans isolates from AIDS patients that we investigated, we observed that azole antifungal agents failed to accumulate to the levels measured in azole-susceptible isolates (30). The cause of this effect was linked to the enhanced expression of efflux multidrug transporters genes, namely CDR1, CDR2, and BENr (28, 30). The overexpression of the ATP binding cassette transporter genes CDR1 andCDR2 is capable of mediating cross-resistance to known azole derivatives, including fluconazole, ketoconazole, and itraconazole (28, 30). The overexpression of the major facilitator geneBENr is linked only with the acquisition of resistance to fluconazole (1, 28, 30). Of the azole-resistant isolates investigated in this study, only one (C40) overexpressed the BENr gene without a ...
BioAssay record AID 322857 submitted by ChEMBL: Antifungal activity against azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus V34/75-CM3276 isolate from patient with hyper-immunoglobulin E syndrome by broth microdilution susceptibility test.
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The therapeutic armamentarium against both systemic and superficial fungal infections consists primarily of the polyenes, amphotericin B and nystatin; flucytosine, a fluorinated pyrimidine analogue; and the older antifungal azoles, clotrimazole, miconazole, and ketoconazole. Results of recent studies give promise that new investigational antifungal oral azole drugs, including itraconazole, fluconazole, and SCH 39304, will be exciting additions to current compounds. Although none of these new azoles has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration yet, two of them, itraconazole and fluconazole, have already been extensively studied in in-vitro and in-vivo animal model systems, and to a lesser degree in humans. ...
This study investigated the dynamics of Aspergillus fumigatus azole-resistant phenotypes in two compost heaps with contrasting azole exposures: azole free and azole exposed. After heat shock, to which sexual but not asexual spores are highly resistant, the azole-free compost yielded 98% (49/50) wild-type and 2% (1/50) azole-resistant isolates, whereas the azole-containing compost yielded 9% (4/45) wild-type and 91% (41/45) resistant isolates. From the latter compost, 80% (36/45) of the isolates contained the TR46/Y121F/T289A genotype, 2% (1/45) harbored the TR46/Y121F/M172I/T289A/G448S genotype, and 9% (4/45) had a novel pan-triazole-resistant mutation (TR463/Y121F/M172I/T289A/G448S) with a triple 46-bp promoter repeat. Subsequent screening of a representative set of clinical A. fumigatus isolates showed that the novel TR463 mutant was already present in samples from three Dutch medical centers collected since 2012. Furthermore, a second new resistance mutation was found in this set that ...
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Azoles are the main antifungal agents currently used in systemic therapy and local mycoses. The class of azole derivatives has been studied using fingerprint descriptors based on electronegativity of the occupied molecular orbitals (OMO) and unoccupied molecular orbitals (UMO). The Hansch equations that correlates partition coefficient with chemical structure allows us to identify the nature of the atoms involved in ligand (drug) - receptor interactions, as well as the nature of those interactions. The results indicate that in the most reactive molecular states, such as states HOMO and LUMO, the oxygen atoms are actually involved in the interaction of the ligand - receptor by the transfer of electrons from the biological receptor to the oxygen atoms.
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To investigate azole resistance in clinical Aspergillus isolates, we conducted prospective multicenter international surveillance. A total of 3,788 Aspergillus isolates were screened in 22 centers from 19 countries. Azole-resistant A. fumigatus was more frequently found (3.2% prevalence) than previo …
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Summary: When either ERC or ARAF are suspected or proven, amphotericin products remain the cornerstone of initial therapy. For ERC, azoles are de-escalation options for susceptible isolates in stable patients to avoid amphotericin toxicities. Although combination echinocandin with high-dose salvage posaconazole or isavuconazole may be attempted in ARAF, it requires careful consideration following patient stabilization. Future research defining optimal therapies and early identification of ERC and ARAF is of extreme importance ...
In recent years acquired azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus has been increasingly reported and a dominant mechanism of resistance (TR34/L98H) was found in clinical and environmental isolates. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of azole resistance in environmental A. fumigatus isolates collected in northern Italy. A. fumigatus grew from 29 of 47 soil samples analysed. Azole-resistant isolates were detected in 13% (6/47) of the soil samples and in 21% (6/29) of the soil samples containing A. fumigatus. High minimal inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of itraconazole (≥16 mg/L) and posaconazole (≥0.5 mg/L) were displayed by nine isolates from six different soil samples, namely apple orchard (1 sample), rose pot compost (2 samples), and cucurbit yields (3 samples). Seven isolates had a MIC=2 mg/L of voriconazole. Seven of nine itraconazole and posaconazole resistant isolates harboured the same TR34/L98H mutation of cyp51A. These findings, together with the occurrence of
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Eveline Snelders is currently working as a post-doctoral researcher at Wageningen University & Research in The Netherlands. After investigating the clinical epidemiology and mechanisms of azole resistance in A. fumigatus during her PhD, she is now focussing on the ecological aspects and evolutionary genetics that lead to azole resistance in patients as well as in the environment.. ...
The goal of the series of experiments described here was to use standard techniques to identify molecular mechanisms of resistance in a collection of arbitrarily selected susceptible and resistant isolates. The results of the study do not define any specific correlations. Six strains overexpressed CDR1 and CDR2. This is much lower than the frequencies observed in oral isolates from patients with AIDS. Five of the six strains overexpressing CDR1 and CDR2 were resistant to one or more of the four azoles tested (Table 1), although the results are not statistically significant for any drug. The one strain that overexpressed MDR1 was resistant to only one azole, while low-level expression of MDR1 occurred in two strains resistant to three or four azoles (Fig. 1). Similarly, overexpression of FLU1, overexpression of ERG11, or frequent mutations within the ERG11 genes were not correlated with resistance in this collection. Overall, this suggests that standard molecular analyses of unmatched isolates is ...
While azole drugs targeting the biosynthesis of ergosterol are effective antifungal agents, their extensive use has led to the development of resistant organisms. Infections involving azole resistant forms of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus fumigatus are often associated with genetic changes in the cyp51A gene encoding the lanosterol α14 demethylase target enzyme. Both a sequence duplication in the cyp51A promoter (TR34) as well as a substitution mutation in the coding sequence (L98H) are required for full expression of azole resistance. A mechanism commonly observed in pathogenic yeast such as Candida albicans involves gain-of-function mutations in transcriptional regulatory proteins that induce expression of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter encoding genes. We and others have found that an ABC transporter protein called Cdr1B (here referred to as AbcG1) is required for wild-type azole resistance in A.fumigatus Here we test the genetic relationship between the TR34 L98H allele of ...
Magnaporthe oryzae is an agricultural mold that causes disease in rice, resulting in devastating crop losses. Since rice is a world-wide staple food crop, infection by M. oryzae poses a serious global food security threat.Fungicides, including azole antifungals, are used to prevent and combat M. oryzae plant infections. The target of azoles is CYP51, an enzyme localized on the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and required for fungal ergosterol biosynthesis. However, many basic drug-pathogen interactions, such as how the azole gets past the fungal cell wall and plasma membrane, and is transported to the ER, are not understood. In addition, reduced intracellular accumulation of antifungals has consistently been observed as a drug resistance mechanism in many fungal species. Studying the basic biology of drug-pathogen interactions may elucidate uncharacterized mechanisms of drug resistance and susceptibility in M. oryzae and potentially other related fungal pathogens. We characterized intracellular accumulation
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The selection of stable and suitable reference genes for real-time quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) is a crucial prerequisite for reliable gene expression analysis under different experimental conditions. The present study aimed to identify reference genes as internal controls for gene expression studies by RT-qPCR in azole-stimulated Candida glabrata. The expression stability of 16 reference genes under fluconazole stress was evaluated using fold change and standard deviation computations with the hkgFinder tool. Our data revealed that the mRNA expression levels of three ribosomal RNAs (RDN5.8, RDN18, and RDN25) remained stable in response to fluconazole, while PGK1, UBC7, and UBC13 mRNAs showed only approximately 2.9-, 3.0-, and 2.5-fold induction by azole, respectively. By contrast, mRNA levels of the other 10 reference genes (ACT1, EF1α, GAPDH, PPIA, RPL2A, RPL10, RPL13A, SDHA, TUB1, and UBC4) were dramatically increased in C. glabrata following antifungal treatment, exhibiting changes ranging from 4.5-
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For prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus and Candida infections in patients, 13 years of age and older, who are at high risk of developing these infections due to being severely immunocompromised as a result of procedures such as hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), or due to hematologic malignancies with prolonged neutropenia from chemotherapy. Also for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis, including oropharyngeal candidiasis refractory to itraconazole and/or fluconazole. Posaconazole is used as an alternative treatment for invasive aspergillosis, Fusarium infections, and zygomycosis in patients who are intolerant of, or whose disease is refractory to, other antifungals ...
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  • A standard treatment protocol for invasive aspergillosis (IA) will be implemented in several academic hematology centers in the Netherlands in which a diagnostic test demonstrating azole resistance by multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction will guide the choice of appropriate antifungal treatment. (centerwatch.com)
  • AsperGenius® PCR on BAL sample allows to make a rapid diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis and gives information about azole resistance faster than standard time consuming methods like fungal culture and galactomannan measurement. (centerwatch.com)
  • Emergence of azole-resistant invasive aspergillosis in HSCT recipients in Germany. (qxmd.com)
  • Azole-resistant A. fumigatus was more frequently found (3.2% prevalence) than previously acknowledged, causing resistant invasive and noninvasive aspergillosis and severely compromising clinical use of azoles. (nih.gov)
  • After investigating the clinical epidemiology and mechanisms of azole resistance in A. fumigatus during her PhD, she is now focussing on the ecological aspects and evolutionary genetics that lead to azole resistance in patients as well as in the environment. (mycology2020.co.uk)
  • Azole drugs are used in the treatment of many types of fungal infection. (rebates.com)
  • Thus, azole drugs are used in the treatment of both topical and systemic fungal infections. (rebates.com)
  • By interfering with the synthesis of ergosterol, azole drugs critically affect the integrity of fungal cells, ultimately causing their death. (rebates.com)
  • Even though they are widely known as primarily antifungal drugs, the azole class is a diverse one and, consequently, many individual drugs of this class can be employed for multiple conditions. (rebates.com)
  • Improve the outcome of patients infected with azole resistant A. fumigatus by the early detection of Resistance Associated Mutations (RAMs) and with this the earlier initiation of the most appropriate therapy. (centerwatch.com)
  • Several amino acid mutations in the azole target protein Cyp51Ap contribute to this resistance, with the most concerning being the environmentally derived TR34 /L98H and TR46 /Y121F/T289A mutations. (qxmd.com)
  • The selective interaction of low concentrations of azole derivatives and other nitrogen heterocycles with cytochrome P-450 may be at the origin of the inhibition of ergosterol biosynthesis. (nih.gov)
  • Biochemical targets for antifungal azole derivatives: hypothesis on the mode of action. (nih.gov)
  • For ERC, azoles are de-escalation options for susceptible isolates in stable patients to avoid amphotericin toxicities. (infectoforum.net)
  • The assumption is made that from this difference the greater sensitivity of hyphal growth to azole antifungal agents may originate. (nih.gov)
  • Azole drugs are also associated with many clinically significant drug interactions. (rebates.com)
  • The drugs that are part of this drug class are distinguished by imidazole azoles or triazoles azoles. (rebates.com)
  • Other infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, and seborrheic dermatitis are commonly treated with the azole class of drugs. (rebates.com)
  • In this protocol, the AsperGenius® PCR will be used for the diagnosis of azole resistance and antifungal treatment will be changed if resistance is detected. (centerwatch.com)
  • The use of this PCR results in faster diagnosis of azole resistance and thus the initiation of appropriate therapy at an earlier point in time. (centerwatch.com)
  • Azole antifungals are a group of medicines that contain an azole ring and inhibit the growth of a wide range of fungi. (drugs.com)
  • Azole antifungals work by inhibiting the cytochrome P450 dependent enzyme lanosterol 14-alpha-demethylase, which converts lanosterol to ergosterol, the main sterol in the fungal cell membrane. (drugs.com)
  • Understanding the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodyanmic properties of azole antifungals for emerging indications is a challenge for clinical research laboratories when using microbiological test methods. (waters.com)
  • Some patients with chronic A. fumigatus infections take azole antifungals over a long time. (cdc.gov)
  • Azole antifungals will kill most of the A. fumigatus in the body, but sometimes the fungus can become resistant to the medication and multiply. (cdc.gov)
  • Many azoles are used as antifungal drugs ( azole antifungals ), inhibiting the fungal enzyme 14α-demethylase which produces ergosterol . (wikidoc.org)
  • Resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus is caused by known mutations of the Cyp51 gene that threaten the role of the azole class of antifungals. (bruker.com)
  • Azole antifungals and new targeted therapies for hematological malignancy. (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • With the introduction of new targeted therapies for hematological malignancies comes the challenges of both assessing the risk of developing an IFD while being treated with these agents, as well as managing the drug--drug interactions between azole antifungals and the agents. (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • Ergosterol is a major and specific component of the fungal plasma membrane, and thus, the cytochrome P450 enzymes (Erg proteins) that catalyze ergosterol synthesis have been selected as valuable targets of azole antifungals. (asm.org)
  • Our new insights into the Dap regulatory system in fungal pathogens may have broad therapeutic ramifications beyond their usefulness for classic azole antifungals. (asm.org)
  • Fungicides, including azole antifungals, are used to prevent and combat M. oryzae plant infections. (frontiersin.org)
  • The target of azole antifungals is the fungal Cyp51, Lanosterol 14α-demethylase. (frontiersin.org)
  • Azoles belong to a class of antifungals that are widely used for the treatment of fungal diseases and especially those caused by Candida albicans . (asm.org)
  • Since azoles are fungistatic drugs for C. albicans , cells repetitively exposed to these antifungals adapt to the drug pressure and eventually become azole resistant. (asm.org)
  • Azole antifungals are used to treat serious fungus infections that may occur in different parts of the body. (adam.com)
  • A small number of children have been safely treated with azole antifungals. (adam.com)
  • There is no specific information comparing use of azole antifungals in the elderly with use in other age groups. (adam.com)
  • However, studies in some animals have shown that azole antifungals, taken in high doses, may cause harm to the mother and the fetus. (adam.com)
  • Azole antifungals pass into breast milk. (adam.com)
  • The findings of the present study demonstrate that the non-azole agrochemical PCT can induce permanent CR to clinical antifungals through increased expression of efflux pump genes in resistant cells and that such phenomenon also manifests in vivo. (pasteur.fr)
  • Most antifungals in use today come from the azole and triazole group. (news-medical.net)
  • Azoles are a class of antifungals used to treat ringworm of the skin . (healthmedicinet.com)
  • First it acts as an antifungal to get rid of basic fungal infections.Azole antifungals. (lsrfinancial.ga)
  • a potential best-in-class azole antifungal, for the treatment of life-threatening invasive fungal infections.systems, such as azole antifungals and macrolide. (lsrfinancial.ga)
  • resistance to azole antifungals involves a. mechanism in Aspergillus fumigatus during azole therapy: a case study and review of. (lsrfinancial.ga)
  • 8.9 Compare cialis levitra or viagra with alcohol.The analysis of Azole antifungals in serum was described in this application note. (melisica.tk)
  • Asarones from Acorus calamus in combination with azoles and amphotericin B: a novel synergistic combination to compete against human pathogenic Candida species in vitro. (nih.gov)
  • Significant advances have been made in the treatment of Candida with the development of newer azoles, echinocandins, and lipid formulations of amphotericin B. (medscape.com)
  • A multicentre study of antifungal susceptibility patterns among 350 Candida auris isolates (2009-17) in India: role of the ERG11 and FKS1 genes in azole and echinocandin resistance. (annals.org)
  • The Rpd3/Hda1 family of histone deacetylases regulates azole resistance in Candida albicans. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • We sought to characterize the action of histone deacetylation on azole resistance in Candida albicans and its possible mechanism of action. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • C. rugosa should be considered, along with the established pathogens Candida krusei and Candida glabrata , as a species of Candida with reduced susceptibility to the azole antifungal agents. (asm.org)
  • TAC1 (for transcriptional activator of CDR genes) is critical for the upregulation of the ABC transporters CDR1 and CDR2 , which mediate azole resistance in Candida albicans . (asm.org)
  • It is well known by Science that candida species develop resistance to the azole drugs quickly. (thecandidadiet.com)
  • Inducible azole resistance associated with a heterogeneous phenotype in Candida albicans. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The development of azole resistance in Candida albicans is most problematic in patients with AIDS who receive long courses of drug for therapy or prevention of oral candidiasis. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Azole resistance in Candida albicans from animals: Highlights on efflux pump activity and gene overexpression. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The putative ABC transporter encoded by the orf19.4531 plays a role in the sensitivity of Candida albicans cells to azole antifungal drugs. (semanticscholar.org)
  • This work characterizes a novel chemical scaffold that possesses azole-potentiating activity against clinically important Candida species. (asm.org)
  • We observed that many of the compounds increased the activity of the azole fluconazole against Candida albicans , without blocking the action of drug efflux pumps. (asm.org)
  • Understanding the prevalence of azole resistant patient isolates is important to guide clinical and public health decision-making. (cdc.gov)
  • In comparison to azoles: Culture sensitivity of both herbs ( B. aristata and P. granatum ) displayed more sensitivity against candidal isolates of patients having non-invasive and invasive candidiasis. (scirp.org)
  • This study was performed to determine the significance of cross-resistance to new azole drugs among C. glabrata isolates recovered as a cause of infection in azole-treated hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients. (asm.org)
  • We performed this study to evaluate the clinical significance of azole cross-resistance in C. glabrata isolates recovered from colonizing and invasive sites of patients receiving azole therapy after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). (asm.org)
  • The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of azole resistance in environmental A. fumigatus isolates collected in northern Italy. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Azole-resistant isolates were detected in 13% (6/47) of the soil samples and in 21% (6/29) of the soil samples containing A. fumigatus. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • These findings, together with the occurrence of resistant clinical isolates, suggest that azole resistance should be considered in primary patient care. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • The results indicate the importance of initiating active agricultural surveillance along with close monitoring of drug resistance in clinical isolates from naive and azole-exposed patients in these countries. (cdc.gov)
  • In this work, five groups of related isolates containing azole-susceptible and -resistant strains were analyzed for the TAC1 and ERG11 alleles and for Chr 5 alterations. (asm.org)
  • The upregulation of ERG11 has also been observed in several azole-resistant clinical isolates ( 2 , 17 , 24 , 34 , 53 ). (asm.org)
  • Nevertheless, the prevalence of azole resistance in Greek clinical isolates remains uncertain. (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • Isolates exhibiting reduced susceptibility to azoles were subjected to confirmatory molecular identification (White 1990, Balajee 2005) and were further studied for the detection of specific mutations in the cyp51A gene, including its promoter region associated with azole resistance (Mellado 2007). (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • AT406 is a novel and orally bio-available small molecular IAP antagonist, which provoke cell apoptosis by binding directly to several key IAPs to block their activities.8 In the present study, the effects of AT406 alone and combined with azoles, namely, itraconazole, voriconazole, and fluconazole, were tested against both planktonic cells and biofilms of seven isolates, including three strains of C. albicans and four strains of E. dermatitidis. (deepdyve.com)
  • We recently reported azole resistant isolates in Australia, however it remained unknown whether resistance was brought into the continent through gene flow or whether resistance emerged independently. (asm.org)
  • To address this question, we screened 43 isolates across 5 Australian locations for azole sensitivity and performed whole genome sequencing on 58 isolates from seven locations to determine the genetic basis of resistance. (asm.org)
  • EC 50 assays for a subset of isolates exposed to tebuconazole and epoxiconazole fungicides showed high levels of azole resistance. (asm.org)
  • According to EUCAST clinical breakpoints azole resistance was detected in 5.4% of all tested isolates, 6.2% of A. terreus sensu stricto (s.s.) were posaconazole-resistant. (uni-koeln.de)
  • In contrast, azole resistance among cryptic species was rare 2 out of 66 isolates and was observed only in one A. citrinoterreus and one A. alabamensis isolate. (uni-koeln.de)
  • Aha1, Sti1, and P23 are highly conserved in fungi, and sti1 and p23 deletion also increased the susceptibility to azoles in Fusarium verticillioides . (frontiersin.org)
  • The deletion of HDA1 or RPD3 increased the susceptibility to azoles compared with the WT strain. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • In this study, we demonstrate that a cytochrome b 5 -like heme-binding damage resistance protein (Dap) family, comprised of DapA, DapB, and DapC, coordinately regulates the functionality of cytochrome P450 enzymes Erg5 and Erg11 and oppositely affects susceptibility to azoles. (asm.org)
  • The expression of all three genes is induced in an azole concentration-dependent way, and the decreased susceptibility to azoles requires DapA stabilization of cytochrome P450 protein activity. (asm.org)
  • Azole fungicides are sometimes used to kill fungi that harm crops. (cdc.gov)
  • Azole fungicides kill most A. fumigatus in the environment, but resistant A. fumigatus can survive and multiply. (cdc.gov)
  • Recent reports have suggested a link between use of fungicides in agricultural practices and the presence of triazole-resistant A. fumigatus among azole-naive persons ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Here we report evidence for additive effects for (tri)azole fungicides, a widely used group of antifungal agents, in the human placental cell line Jeg-3. (mdpi.com)
  • Rieke S, Koehn S, Hirsch-Ernst K, Pfeil R, Kneuer C, Marx-Stoelting P. Combination Effects of (Tri)Azole Fungicides on Hormone Production and Xenobiotic Metabolism in a Human Placental Cell Line. (mdpi.com)
  • It is possible to predict the likely binding orientation of an azole molecule in any of the variant CYPs, providing potential for an in silico screening system and reliable predictive approach to assess the probability of particular variants exhibiting resistance to particular azole fungicides. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Control of the pathogen now relies on the application of azole fungicides which are demethylase inhibitors (DMIs) that inhibit CYP51 activity. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • In this setting, the evolution of resistance is attributed to the widespread use of azole-based fungicides. (nih.gov)
  • Further, similarity in molecule structure between azole fungicides and antifungal drugs results in cross-resistance of A. fumigatus to medical azoles. (nih.gov)
  • The endocrine-disrupting potential of four commonly used azole fungicides, propiconazole, tebuconazole, epoxiconazole and ketoconazole, were tested in two short-term in vivo studies. (dtu.dk)
  • Overall the results show that many of the commonly used azole fungicides act as endocrine disruptors in vivo, although the profile of action in vivo varies. (dtu.dk)
  • As ketoconazole is known to implicate numerous endocrine-disrupting effects in humans, the concern for the effects of the other tested azole fungicides in humans is growing. (dtu.dk)
  • Here, we show the de novo acquisition of resistance to the ubiquitously used azole fungicides in genetically isolated populations of the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici in Tasmania, Australia. (asm.org)
  • In their latest UK report on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Lord O'Neil and colleagues call for massive restraint in the use of both antibiotics in farmed animals and azole fungicides on crops. (gaffi.org)
  • Results of recent studies give promise that new investigational antifungal oral azole drugs, including itraconazole, fluconazole, and SCH 39304, will be exciting additions to current compounds. (annals.org)
  • Although none of these new azoles has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration yet, two of them, itraconazole and fluconazole, have already been extensively studied in in-vitro and in-vivo animal model systems, and to a lesser degree in humans. (annals.org)
  • These observations suggest that C. glabrata exhibits considerable clinically significant cross-resistance between older azole drugs (fluconazole and itraconazole) and voriconazole. (asm.org)
  • Can We Retain the Clinical Use of Mold-Active Antifungal Azoles? (cdc.gov)
  • In this study, by susceptibility test of Neurospora crassa mutants lacking each of 18 Hsp90/Calcineurin system member genes (including 8 Hsp90 co-chaperone genes) to antifungal drugs and other stresses, we demonstrate that the Hsp90 co-chaperones Sti1 (Hop1 in yeast), Aha1, and P23 (Sba1 in yeast) were required for the basal resistance to antifungal azoles and heat stress. (frontiersin.org)
  • Authors have shown structure-function analysis of clinically important antifungal azoles derivatives through the collection of studies and also reviewed some important patents related to them. (eurekaselect.com)
  • PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from the Netherlands, including Gert Kema of Plant Research International, published an article in the Lancet Infectious Diseases about the relationship between fungicide use in agriculture and azole resistance. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Azoles - a group of nitrogen compounds - are found in a large number of natural substances but they are also used in agriculture as fungicide, in cosmetics, in various materials such as clothing and mattresses for protection against fungal growth. (medicalxpress.com)
  • In addition to the triazoles cyproconazole, epoxiconazole, flusilazole and tebuconazole and the azole fungicide prochloraz also pesticides from other chemical classes assumed to act via different modes of action ( i.e. , the organophosphate chlorpyrifos and the triazinylsulfonylurea herbicide triflusulfuron-methyl) were investigated. (mdpi.com)
  • Azole fungicide use in the environment has been identified as possible cause for resistance development, and thus increases the complexity and number of stakeholders involved in this emerging problem. (congresscare.com)
  • We aim to bring together relevant stakeholders including medical and agricultural researchers, representatives from the government, fungicide producers and users, and public health to review the current evidence supporting environmental resistance selection and to discuss which research and measures are needed to retain the azole class for environmental and medical applications. (congresscare.com)
  • The apparent absence of recent gene flow between Australia and other continents suggests that azole fungicide resistance has evolved de novo and subsequently spread within Tasmania. (asm.org)
  • IAP antagonist, AT406, azoles, fungi, biofilm Over the last decades, invasive fungal infection has emerged as a growing threat for human health. (deepdyve.com)
  • Azoles inhibit the growth of fungi. (healthmedicinet.com)
  • Azole antifungal agents can be used to treat fungal infections of the body and skin, including athlete's foot, onychomycosis (fungal nail infections), ringworm, and vaginal candidiasis. (drugs.com)
  • Thus, azole drugs are used in the treatment of both topical and systemic fungal infections. (rebates.com)
  • emphasized upon the effective use of second and third generation azole compounds against systemic fungal infections [16]. (eurekaselect.com)
  • In contrast, overexpression of DapB and DapC causes dysfunction of Erg5 and Erg11, resulting in abnormal accumulation of sterol intermediates and further accentuating the sensitivity of Δ dapA strains to azoles. (asm.org)
  • We constructed a highly fertile isogenic pair of A. fumigatus strains with opposite mating types and used them to investigate whether mating type is associated with virulence and to find the genetic loci involved in azole resistance. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • We used traditional in vitro drug selection accompanied by classical sexual crosses of azole-sensitive with resistant isogenic strains. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Single-nucleotide-polymorphism analysis of Chr 5 revealed that azole-resistant strains acquired TAC1 hyperactive alleles and, in most cases, ERG11 mutant alleles by LOH events not systematically including the MTL locus. (asm.org)
  • Comparative genome hybridization and karyotype analysis revealed the presence of isochromosome 5L [i(5L)] in two azole-resistant strains. (asm.org)
  • Results: Ibuprofen decreased azole MIC values, the R phenotype changing to S. Microarray analysis identified 836 and 1517 with differential expression in R and RI strains, respectively. (thecandidadiet.com)
  • The aim of this study was to map the proteomic differences of azole-susceptible and -resistant strains. (scirp.org)
  • The propolis MIC in azole-resistant strains. (melisica.tk)
  • Authors have drawn comparisons between first First generation azoles with that of newer azoles in terms of their action potential and activity against resistant organisms. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Conclusions: UPLC-MS/MS provided proof-of-concept that the proteome of azole-resistant A. fumigatus is diverse enough to serve as a diagnostic tool. (scirp.org)
  • Azole-resistance can occur primarily, when azole-resistant spores present in environmental air are inhaled, or secondary in a patient on long-term antifungal therapy. (scirp.org)
  • These include agents with novel mechanisms of action which have in vitro and in vivo activity against azole-resistant A. fumigatus. (cdc.gov)
  • By interfering with the synthesis of ergosterol, azole drugs critically affect the integrity of fungal cells, ultimately causing their death. (rebates.com)
  • Azoles function by selectively inhibiting the synthesis of an essential component of fungal cell membrane, ergosterol. (medscape.com)
  • The direct target of azoles is the lanosterol 14α-demethylase ERG11/Cyp51, a key enzyme of ergosterol synthesis ( Yoshida and Aoyama, 1987 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Recent developments in the synthesis of azole derivatives have been also reviewed. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Synthesis and structure of azole-fused indeno[2,1-c]quinolines. (mysciencework.com)
  • Synthesis and structure of azole-fused indeno[2,1-c]quinolines and their anti-mycobacterial properties. (mysciencework.com)
  • 0.39 μg mL(-1) and 0.78 μg mL(-1), respectively)(14) with a freely rotating C2-imidazolo substituent, we herein describe the synthesis of pentacyclic azole-fused quinoline derivatives 4 and 5, in which we have restricted the rotation of the C2-imidazolo moiety by fusing it to the adjacent quinoline-nitrogen to give a five-membered fused azole heterocycle. (mysciencework.com)
  • Azoles are a class of five-membered heterocyclic compounds containing a nitrogen atom and at least one other non-carbon atom (i.e. nitrogen, sulfur, or oxygen) as part of the ring. (wikipedia.org)
  • An azole is a class of five-membered nitrogen heterocyclic ring compounds containing at least one other noncarbon atom, nitrogen, sulfur or oxygen. (wikidoc.org)
  • Azoles belong to this class and are five-membered heterocyclic ligands containing two or more heteroatoms, one of which must be nitrogen. (hindawi.com)
  • Its toxicity was also significantly lower than other azoles, which is important because systemic fungal infection usually occurs in seriously ill patients. (news-medical.net)
  • The drugs that are part of this drug class are distinguished by imidazole azoles or triazoles azoles. (rebates.com)
  • The novel process for iodinating substituted azoles, especially for iodinating substituted 1H-tetrazoles and substituted 1H-triazoles, affords the desired compounds in high purity and with good yield. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • [0001] The present invention relates to a novel process for iodinating substituted azoles, especially for iodinating substituted 1H-tetrazoles and substituted 1H-triazoles. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • [0002] Azoles, especially 2- or 5-substituted 1H-triazoles and 5-substituted 1H-tetrazoles, are used, inter alia, as pharmaceutically active substances in medicine or are described, for example, as biocides for the protection of plants or industrial materials. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • Communications DOI: 10.1002/anie.201006208 C H Functionalization Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative Cross-Couplings of Benzazoles with Azoles** Wei Han, Peter Mayer, and Armin R. Ofial* Biaryl compounds play an important role in nature and many functional materials. (docme.ru)
  • The current issue has been focused on to uncover many physico-chemical interactions persisting with regards to structural-function relationships of azole compounds and more importantly their therapeutic potential. (eurekaselect.com)
  • mainly gained insight into the mechanistic preview as to how azole compounds bind to lanosterol 14α- demethylase and prevent the demethylation of lanosterol, thereby inhibitiing the fungal growth. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Authors have focused their attention on antifungal potential of azole compounds with an emphasis on the corresponding drug resistance episode complemented with novel strategies for the development of new generation of azole compounds [11-14]. (eurekaselect.com)
  • This implicates azole ligands as important agents exerting selection on specific regions bordering the pocket, that become the focus of genetic mutation events, leading to reduced sensitivity to that group of related compounds. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Azole resistance is driven by the use of azole compounds in the environment. (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • The uptake system is specific for azole or azole-like compounds and can be modulated depending on cell phase and growth media. (frontiersin.org)
  • It has a relatively broad spectrum compared to azole compounds but not triazole compounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Azole drugs are used in the treatment of many types of fungal infection. (rebates.com)
  • Azole drugs are also associated with many clinically significant drug interactions. (rebates.com)
  • Even though they are widely known as primarily antifungal drugs, the azole class is a diverse one and, consequently, many individual drugs of this class can be employed for multiple conditions. (rebates.com)
  • Other infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, and seborrheic dermatitis are commonly treated with the azole class of drugs. (rebates.com)
  • The best-understood avenue for azole resistance involves changes in the cyp51A gene that encodes the target of azole drugs, lanosterol α-14 demethylase. (asm.org)
  • Infections associated with A. fumigatus are often treated with azole drugs, but resistance to these antifungal agents is increasing. (asm.org)
  • We characterized intracellular accumulation of azole drugs in M. oryzae using a radioactively labeled fluconazole uptake assay to gain insight on whether azoles enter the cell by passive diffusion, active transport, or facilitated diffusion. (frontiersin.org)
  • During the years, I have read many reports, specially from women, where they claim treatments with azole drugs fail to cure vaginal candidiasis an other yeast related infections. (thecandidadiet.com)
  • In this article, we review the pharmacokinetic interactions of these azole antifungal drugs with other coadministered agents. (oup.com)
  • Result: 'In Situ Monitoring of Nanoparticle Formation: Antisolvent Precipitation of Azole Anti-fungal Drugs. (rian.ie)
  • azole and erythromycin, in that both drugs increase the peak concentration.International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review, 2. (lsrfinancial.ga)
  • Side effects of azoles will depend on whether they are of the imidazole or triazole variety. (rebates.com)
  • Caution is advised when considering voriconazole therapy for C. glabrata candidemia that occurs in patients with extensive prior azole drug exposure. (asm.org)
  • In this study, we demonstrate that three cytochrome b 5 -like Dap proteins coordinately regulate the azole resistance and ergosterol biosynthesis catalyzed by cytochrome P450 proteins. (asm.org)
  • The target of azoles is CYP51, an enzyme localized on the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and required for fungal ergosterol biosynthesis. (frontiersin.org)
  • Azoles have been the most widely deployed class of antifungal drug for decades and function by targeting the biosynthesis of ergosterol, a key component of the fungal cell membrane. (asm.org)
  • abstract = "A series of azole deoxyribonucleosides are presented as candidate universal nucleosides. (elsevier.com)
  • Seven cases of invasive candidiasis caused by C. glabrata occurred in HSCT recipients who were receiving azole therapy between January 2000 and December 2004 in our institution. (asm.org)
  • Prevalence of Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Azole Antifungal. (lsrfinancial.ga)
  • The novel molecular models of M. graminicola CYP51 are based on multiple homologues, individually identified for each variant, rather than using a single structural scaffold, providing a robust structure-function rationale for the binding of azoles, including important fungal specific regions for which no structural information is available. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Azole resistance mechanisms have been investigated at the molecular level by several authors ( 1 , 42 , 55 ) and fall into different categories. (asm.org)
  • Early detection of resistance is of paramount importance and if demonstrated, either with susceptibility testing or through molecular analysis, azole monotherapy should be avoided. (nih.gov)
  • The role of azoles has been further extended to prostate cancer and breast cancer therapy through this article [4-6]. (eurekaselect.com)
  • However, till date emphasis has been given to the role of azoles on the induction of CR. (pasteur.fr)
  • Our results indicate the important role of the Rpd3/Hda1 family in the development of azole resistance in C. albicans. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The development of azole resistance in C. albicans is therefore a powerful instrument for generating genetic diversity. (asm.org)
  • Azoles bind as the sixth ligand to the haem in CYP51 via the unprotonated N atom thus occupying the active site and acting as non-competitive inhibitors [2] . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Care must also be taken when administering azoles with drug--drug interactions, often requiring dose adjustment of the cancer therapies. (aspergillus.org.uk)
  • However, many basic drug-pathogen interactions, such as how the azole gets past the fungal cell wall and plasma membrane, and is transported to the ER, are not understood. (frontiersin.org)
  • It was found that the enantioselective separation of azole analytes on Chiralpak IC was the result of a mixture of hydrogen bond, π-π, hydrophobic and some special interactions while chromatographic retention was mainly affected by the polarity of the mobile phase. (rsc.org)
  • In vitro interactions between IAP antagonist AT406 and azoles against planktonic cells and. (deepdyve.com)
  • Azoles can also contain one or more other non-carbon atoms, such as nitrogen, sulfur or oxygen. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Azoles of one NITROGEN and two double bonds that have aromatic chemical properties. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Authors are concerned about the growing resistance against azoles in fungal pathogens and side effects accompanied with the use of synthetic azoles which makes it necessary to search for some natural and effective azoles [6-10]. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Herein, we analyzed the effect of a non-azole agrochemical, pyraclostrobin (PCT), on the antifungal susceptibility and virulence of the human and animal pathogens Cryptococcus gattii and C. neoformans. (pasteur.fr)
  • The original developer of copper azole technology more than 20 years ago, Lonza is now supplying its fifth generation formulation. (wolmanizedwood.com)
  • Our Wolman ® E outdoor wood preservative with BARamine ® technology is the most advanced copper azole system on the market. (wolmanizedwood.com)
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  • The results of exogenous-hemin rescue and heme-binding-site mutagenesis experiments demonstrate that the heme binding of DapA contributes the decreased azole susceptibility, while DapB and -C are capable of reducing the activities of Erg5 and Erg11 through depletion of heme. (asm.org)
  • Both are located on the Chr 5 left arm along with ERG11 (target of azoles). (asm.org)