NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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