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Griseofulvin: Quiz


Question 1: Sensitivity to alcohol, with a ________-like reaction

Question 2: It binds to ________ in keratin precursor cells and makes them resistant to fungal infections.
Keratin 6ACollagenCollagen, type I, alpha 1Keratin

Question 3: When cancer cells divide (undergo ________), they use an unusual mechanism to ensure the correct genetic material is present within each of the resulting tumor cells.
MeiosisCell cyclePreprophaseMitosis

Question 4: ________citronella oillemon grassorange oilpatchoulilemon myrtle
Amphotericin BSalicylic acidTea tree oilClotrimazole

Question 5: The drug binds to tubulin, interfering with microtubule function, thus inhibiting ________.
PreprophaseCell cycleMeiosisMitosis

Question 6: It is used both in animals and in humans, to treat fungal infections of the skin (commonly known as ________) and nails.
OnychomycosisAthlete's footRingwormTinea versicolor

Question 7: Griseofulvin will then enter the ________ through energy dependent transport processes and bind to fungal microtubules.
DermatophyteTinea crurisTinea capitisOnychomycosis

Question 8: Griseofulvin (also known as Grisovin, a proprietary name of Glaxo Laboratories) is an ________.
AntibioticAntiviral drugPharmaceutical drugAntifungal drug

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