• Anidulafungin

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Anidulafungin is a semi-synthetic echinocandin antifungal drug and has been effective for treating esophageal candidiasis infections.
 

    CAS Number

    166663-25-8

    Molecular Formula

    C58H73N7O17

    Molecular Weight

    1140.24

    Mechanism of Action

    Anidulafungin prevents synthesis of (1→3)-β-D-glucan by targeting and inhibiting the activity of glucan synthase.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

    Spectrum

    Anidulafungin is active against Candida and Aspergillus spp.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White crystalline powder

    Source

    Semi-synthetic

    Impurity Profile

    Impurities (HPLC): Not more than 2.0%

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    Not more than 2.0%

    pH

    6.5 - 7.5

    Heavy Metals

    Not more than 5ppm

References

    References

    Odds, Frank C., Alistair J.p. Brown, and Neil A.r. Gow. "Antifungal Agents: Mechanisms of Action." Trends in Microbiology 11.6 (2003): 272-79. Web.

    Vazquez, Jose A. "Anidulafungin: A Novel Echinocandin." Therapy 3.1 (2006): 39-54. Web.

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