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Study of Antimycotic Activity of Lyticase

Research paper by N. P. Sachivkina, E. G. Kravtsov, E. A. Vasilyeva, I. V. Anokhina, M. V. Dalin

Indexed on: 05 Dec '09Published on: 05 Dec '09Published in: Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine



Abstract

Laboratory studies of lyticase (enzymatic drug) as an antimycotic agent were carried out. The enzyme reduced optical density of Candida albicans test culture, inhibited adhesion of yeast-like fungi on vaginal epitheliocytes, stimulated the formation of germinative tubes, and made Candida albicans more available for phagocytosis.