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Atifungal drugs

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mechanism of action

Question Answer
Protein synthesis inhibitionSordarins
Cell membrane - Ergosterol synthesis inhibitionAllyamines
Cell membrane - inhibit cytochrome P450-dependent enzymesAzoles
Nucleic acid synthesis inhibitionFlucytosine
Ergosterol bindingPolyenes
Cell wall - Glucan synthesis inhibitionEchinocandins
Cell wall - Chitin synthesis inhibitionNikkomycin
Mitosis inhibitionGriseofulvin
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subtypes

Question Answer
Polyenes [ANP]Amphotericin B, Nystatin, and Pimaricin
Azoles [FIK]Fluconazole, Itraconazole, and Ketoconazole
Allylamines [New Testament]Naftifine, Terbinafine
Echinocandins [CMA]Caspofungin, Micafungin, and Anidulafungin
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