"Filipin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Filipin III
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Filipin" by people in Profiles.
Stuart ES, Webley WC, Norkin LC. Lipid rafts, caveolae, caveolin-1, and entry by Chlamydiae into host cells. Exp Cell Res. 2003 Jul 01; 287(1):67-78.
Xiang Y, Rybin VO, Steinberg SF, Kobilka B. Caveolar localization dictates physiologic signaling of beta 2-adrenoceptors in neonatal cardiac myocytes. J Biol Chem. 2002 Sep 13; 277(37):34280-6.
Visconti PE, Ning X, Forn?s MW, Alvarez JG, Stein P, Connors SA, Kopf GS. Cholesterol efflux-mediated signal transduction in mammalian sperm: cholesterol release signals an increase in protein tyrosine phosphorylation during mouse sperm capacitation. Dev Biol. 1999 Oct 15; 214(2):429-43.