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1

Which enzymes catalyse formation of components of the fungal cell wall?

Synthase enzymes

2

What is the main sterol in fungi?

Ergosterol

3

Which enzyme do allylamines inhibit?

Squalene epoxidase

4

What do azoles inhibit?

Cytochrome P450 14-DM

5

How is AMB (Amphotericin B) infused?

IV, every 48-72 hours until total cumulative dosage has been reached

6

What form the structural basis of a fungal cell wall?

Cross-linked glycoprotein, glucan and chitin