CastanospermineAlternative Names: CAST; CST; MDL 26190
Latest Information Update: 20 Feb 2007
At a glance
- Originator Anutech
- Developer Anutech; Nonindustrial source
- Class Antihyperglycaemics; Antivirals; Indolizines; Small molecules
- Mechanism of Action Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors; Immunosuppressants
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
Highest Development Phases
- Discontinued Diabetes mellitus; Transplant rejection