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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

anidulafungin 
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)
Synonyms:V-echinocandin
VER-002
US brand name:Eraxis
Foreign brand name:Eraxis
Code name:LY303366