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Candicidin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Candicidin
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.576.500.968
Unique ID
D002174
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002174
Scope Note
Mixture of antifungal heptaene macrolides from Streptomyces griseus or Actinomyces levoris used topically in candidiasis. The antibiotic complex is composed of candicidins A, B, C, and D, of which D is the major component.
Entry Term(s)
Candeptin
Candicidin D
Candimon
Levorin
Levorine
Vanobid
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antifungal Agents
Registry Number
1403-17-4
Related Numbers
5190Y348H9
CAS Type 1 Name
Candicidin
Previous Indexing
Antibiotics, Antifungal (1970-1974)
Polyenes (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ANTIBIOTICS, MACROLIDE 1990; was see under ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1975-89; LEVORIN was see under ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1978-81
Online Note
use CANDICIDIN to search LEVORIN 1978-89
History Note
91(75); was see under ANTIBIOTICS, MACROLIDE 1990; was see under ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1975-89; LEVORIN was see under ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1978-81
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2015/06/22
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