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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A class of organic compounds having a five-membered heterocyclic ring with two double bonds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a class of five-membered unsaturated heterocycles having three carbon atoms, one nitrogen atom and two double bonds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any of a large class of compounds characterized by a five-membered ring which contains an atom of nitrogen and at least one other noncarbon atom (nitrogen, oxygen, sulphur). The prefixes furo-, thio, and pyrro- are used to distinguish three subclasses of azoles, which may be regarded as derived respectively from furfuran, thiophene, and pyrrol by replacement of the CH group by nitrogen. Names exactly analogous to those for the azines are also used

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A general name given to a class of carbon-compounds containing a five-membered heteroatomic ring in which at least one atom is nitrogen, as pyrazole. oxazole, thiazole (which see).

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  • One of the risks with aspirin and clopidogrel is a stomach bleed, so some people are also put on an acid-lowering drug called a proton pump inhibitor - a PPI (PPIs names end in "azole"

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  • SSKI and azole drugs like itraconazole should be avoided during pregnancy.

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  • Isavuconazole - a novel broad-spectrum antifungal with the potential to become the best-in-class azole for the treatment of severe invasive fungal infections Under the collaboration with Astellas the phase III program advanced during the first half-year 2011.

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  • For its phase III compound isavuconazole, a potential best-in-class azole antifungal for the treatment of life-threatening invasive fungal infections, the company has entered into a license, co-development and co-promotion agreement with Astellas Pharma Inc.

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  • Isavuconazole - a novel broad-spectrum antifungal with the potential to become the best-in-class azole for the treatment of severe invasive fungal infections

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  • Inc. for its phase III compound isavuconazole, a potential best-in-class azole antifungal, for the treatment of life-threatening invasive fungal infections.

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  • With epoxiconazole, we set the industry standard for the azole class of fungicides,

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  • With epoxiconazole, we set the industry standard for the azole class of fungicides, a standard that remains unmatched to this day.

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  • At our recommended rate of 1.35 litres/ha this new formulation delivers as close to the ideal 75% azole and 40% strobilurin dose as possible.

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