the first semisynthetic echinocandin antifungal drug
pneumocandin b0, also known as pneumocandin b0, pneumocandin b(0), and hydroxy echinocandin, is an organic chemical compound with the formula c50h80n8o17, produced by the fungus glarea lozoyensis.
it is a strong antifungal and inhibits the synthesis of β-(1→3)-d-glucan, which is a fundamental component in most cell walls, like the candida albicans membrane. this is a very important activity since there is an increase in the frequency of fungal infections, accompanied by an increase in the variety of opportunistic and pathogenic fungi such as candida.
this compound is used to synthesize caspofungin.
pneumocandin b0 can be easily confused with pneumocandin b, although they have different si
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