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Title: Anidulafungin
CAS Registry Number: 166663-25-8
CAS Name: 1-[(4R,5R)-4,5-Dihydroxy-N2-[[4¢¢-(pentyloxy)[1,1¢:4¢,1¢¢-terphenyl]-4-yl]carbonyl]-L-ornithine]echinocandin B
Additional Names: V-echinocandin
Manufacturers' Codes: LY-303366; VER-002
Molecular Formula: C58H73N7O17
Molecular Weight: 1140.24
Percent Composition: C 61.09%, H 6.45%, N 8.60%, O 23.85%
Literature References: Semisynthetic echinocandin antifungal; inhibits 1,3-b-D-glucan synthase. Prepn: F. J. Burkhardt et al., EP 561639 (1993 to Lilly); M. Debono et al., J. Med. Chem. 38, 3271 (1995). HPLC determn in plasma: L. L. Zornes, R. E. Stratford, J. Chromatogr. B 695, 381 (1997). Comparative in vitro susceptibility: M. A. Pfaller et al., Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 30, 251 (1998); M. Cuenca-Estrella et al., J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 46, 475 (2000). Pharmacokinetics and antifungal activity: A. H. Groll et al., Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 45, 2845 (2001). Clinical evaluation in invasive candidiasis: M. A. Pfaller et al., ibid. 49, 4795 (2005). Review of clinical experience: M. A. Pfaller, Expert Opin. Invest. Drugs 13, 1183-1197 (2004); of pharmacology: J. A. Vazquez, Clin. Ther. 27, 657-673 (2005).
Therap-Cat: Antifungal.
Keywords: Antifungal (Antibiotics); Echinocandins.

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