Detail for Cantharidin
Basic Information
DrugID 20
DrugName Cantharidin
DrugDetail Cantharidin, a type of terpenoid, is a poisonous chemical compound secreted by many species of blister beetle, and most notably by the Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria. Diluted solutions of cantharidin can be used as a topical medication to remove warts and tattoos and to treat the small papules of Molluscum contagiosum.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantharidin

Indication Diluted solutions of cantharidin can be used as a topical medication to remove warts and tattoos and to treat the small papules of Molluscum contagiosum.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantharidin

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Interaction
Drug Name PMIDLink Reference
Calyculin A Hoon S., Smith A.M., Wallace I.M., Suresh S., Miranda M., Fung E., Proctor M., Shokat K.M., Zhang C., Davis R.W., Giaever G., StOnge R.P., Nislow C. (2008) An integrated platform of genomic assays reveals small-molecule bioactivities. Nature Chemical Biology 4:498-506. DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.100.
Target
TargetName References EssentialGene? Link
Protein-tyrosine phosphatase 1B Yes
Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit beta isoform No
PathWay