Griseofulvin: Generation time and atp changes in the ciliate tetrahymena pyriformis

Olivier A. Sparagano

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Abstract

Tetrahymena pyriformis GL populations (20,000 cells/ml and 50,000 cells/ml) were studied at various times after exposure to griseofulvin. Growth rates were significantly different between controls and treated samples 90 min after treatment. ATP levels decreased in treated samples after 45 min. No differencies were observed between controls and populations treated with acetone used to dissolve griseofulvin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)897-901
Number of pages5
JournalLife Sciences
Volume57
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • antifungal drug
  • ATP
  • ciliate
  • Tetrahymena pyriformis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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