Anidulafungin

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Scientific Name: Anidulafungin
Brand Name: Ecalta, Eraxis
Company Owner: Vicuron pharmaceuticals inc
Mechanism Of Action Anidulafungin is a semi-synthetic echinocandin with antifungal activity. Anidulafungin inhibits glucan synthase, an enzyme present in fungal, but not mammalian cells. This results in inhibition of the formation of 1, 3-β-D-glucan, an essential component of the fungal cell wall, ultimately leading to osmotic instability and cell death.
Description of the Drug: Anidulafungin is an antifungal used in the treatment of several types of candida infections.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00362