- Filipin complex
A complex of polyene (pentaene) macrocyclic lactones antibiotics obtained from Streptomyces filipinensis. Filipin complex is a potent broad spectrum antifungal agent that also exhibits antitumor and antiviral activities. Filipin complex acts by binding cell membrane sterols, disrupting membrane integrity.inhibits mitochondrial respiration.
In the product of Fermentek, Filipin III is the most abundant component of the bulk complex (>>70%) of the complex.