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Compound Summary for: CID 2826718

caspofungin

Also known as: Cancidas, CHEBI:474180, MK 0991, MK-0991, Capsofungin, Caspofungin (INN), L 743872, AC1MCVUN, UNII-F0XDI6ZL63
Molecular Formula: C52H88N10O15   Molecular Weight: 1093.31312   InChIKey: JYIKNQVWKBUSNH-OGZDCFRISA-N
Caspofungin (brand name Cancidas worldwide) is an antifungal drug, the first of a new class termed the echinocandins from Merck & Co., Inc. It shows activity against infections with Aspergillus and Candida, and works by inhibiting β(1,3)-D-Glucan of the fungal cell wall. Caspofungin is administered intravenously.   From: DrugBank
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