CHEBI:57248 - echinocandin

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ChEBI Name echinocandin
Definition Any one of a family of large lipopeptides that are inhibitors of the enzyme 1,3-β-glucan synthase, thus damaging fungal cell walls. Echinocandins are fungicidal against most Candida spp and fungistatic against Aspergillus spp.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): antifungal agent
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
(via antibiotic antifungal agent )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing echinocandin (CHEBI:57248) is a antibiotic antifungal agent (CHEBI:86478)
echinocandin (CHEBI:57248) is a lipopeptide (CHEBI:46895)
Incoming aminocandin (CHEBI:84073) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
anidulafungin (CHEBI:55346) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
caspofungin (CHEBI:474180) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
cilofungin (CHEBI:315019) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
echinocandin B (CHEBI:315018) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
micafungin (CHEBI:600520) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
pneumocandin B0 (CHEBI:131609) is a echinocandin (CHEBI:57248)
Synonym Source
echinocandins ChEBI
Last Modified
24 March 2016