Antifungal activity of some bis-5-methylbenzimidazole compounds

KÜÇÜKBAY H. , Durmaz R., Okyucu N., Gunal S.

FOLIA MICROBIOLOGICA, vol.48, no.5, pp.679-681, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf02993478
  • Title of Journal : FOLIA MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.679-681


Twenty bis-5-methylbenzimidazole compounds were evaluated for their in vitro antifungal activity against Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis. Except for three all compounds exhibited an antifungal activity against these yeasts over a range of the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) between 25 and 800 mg/L.