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A complex of polyene antibiotics obtained from Streptomyces filipinensis. Filipin III alters membrane function by interfering with membrane sterols, inhibits mitochondrial respiration, and is proposed as an antifungal agent. Filipins I, II, and IV are less important.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)

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Tree Number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.325, D02.540.576.500.996

MeSH Unique ID: D005372

Registry Number: 87Z59R7D14

Entry Terms:

  • Filimarisin
  • Filipin III
  • Desoxylagosin
  • Filipin II
  • NSC-3364
  • NSC 3364
  • NSC3364
  • U-5956
  • U 5956
  • U5956
  • Filipin I
  • Filipin IV

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