Detail for Allicin
Basic Information
DrugID 4
DrugName Allicin
DrugDetail Allicin is an organosulfur compound obtained from garlic, a species in the family Alliaceae. It was first isolated and studied in the laboratory by Chester J. Cavallito and John Hays Bailey in 1944. This colorless liquid has a distinctively pungent smell. This compound exhibits antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Allicin is garlic's defense mechanism against attacks by pests.

Indication antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.

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Drug Name PMIDLink Reference
Fluconazole Guo N., Wu X.P., Yu L., Liu J.B., Meng R.Z., Jin J., Lu H.J., Wang X.L., Yan S.H., Deng X.M. (2010) In vitro and in vivo interactions between fluconazole and allicin against clinical isolates of fluconazole-resistant Candida albicans determined by alternative methods. Fems Immunology and Medical Microbiology 58:193-201. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2009.00620.x.