Biochemical Targets for Antifungal Azole Derivatives: Hypothesis on the Mode of Action

  • Hugo Vanden Bossche
Part of the Current Topics in Medical Mycology book series (CT MYCOLOGY, volume 1)


An amazing number of antifungal agents are found within the group of azole-containing compounds. A great number are breakthroughs in anti-fungal therapy in both human and veterinary medicine, and they show excellent activity against phytopathogenic fungi. Structural formulae of some imidazole and triazole derivatives are shown in Figures 12-1 and 12-2.


Candida Albicans Antimicrob Agent Botrytis Cinerea Sterol Biosynthesis Ergosterol Biosynthesis 
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