NCI Drug Dictionary
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A cyclic lipopeptide echinocandin derivative with antifungal activity. Anidulafungin inhibits 1,3 beta-D-glucan synthase, an enzyme involved in fungal cell wall synthesis, resulting in cell lysis and death. This agent is active against Candida species and Aspergillus. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|US brand name:||Eraxis|
|Foreign brand name:||Eraxis|