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Active ingredient: Anidulafungin - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula


Chemical Name

Not Available

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

1140.24 g/mol

Physical State


Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

Practically insoluble

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Aspergillis, Candida and other fungi

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

Not Available

Primary Drug Target
NameBeta-(1,3)-glucan synthase [Fragment]
General FunctionGlycosyl transferase and cell wall synthesis
Specific FunctionInvolved in the synthesis of the complex sugar structures found in fungal cell walls. Required for the transfer of UDP-glucose to poly 1,3-beta-D glucosyl structures
Pathwaymap00500 Starch and sucrose metabolism
ReactionUDP-glucose + (1,3-beta-D-glucosyl)n = UDP + (1,3-beta-D-glucosyl)n+1

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