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Cantharidin (Cantharides)

A toxic compound, isolated from the Spanish fly or blistering beetle (Lytta (Cantharis) vesicatoria) and other insects. It is a potent and specific inhibitor of protein phosphatases 1 (PP1) and 2A (PP2A). This compound can produce severe skin inflammation, and is extremely toxic if ingested orally.
Also Known As:
Cantharides; Cantharidine; 4,7-Epoxyisobenzofuran-1,3-dione, hexahydro-3a,7a-dimethyl-, (3aalpha,4beta,7beta,7aalpha)-
Networked: 403 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 56 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Chung, Jing-Gung: 9 articles (09/2015 - 11/2010)
2. Li, Wei: 8 articles (11/2015 - 05/2010)
3. Tao, Min: 7 articles (11/2015 - 05/2011)
4. Gong, Fei-Ran: 6 articles (11/2015 - 11/2011)
5. Efferth, Thomas: 6 articles (02/2014 - 03/2005)
6. Hsu, Shu-Chun: 5 articles (09/2015 - 07/2014)
7. Morrell, Dean S: 5 articles (07/2014 - 03/2009)
8. Han, Xiao: 5 articles (11/2011 - 09/2008)
9. Wu, Meng-Yao: 4 articles (11/2015 - 08/2014)
10. Hsia, Te-Chun: 4 articles (09/2015 - 11/2010)

Related Diseases

1. Warts (Wart)
2. Molluscum Contagiosum
3. Blister (Bulla)
4. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Hepatoma)
5. Pain (Aches)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Sodium
2. norcantharidin
3. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
4. Nitrogen
5. Salicylic Acid (2 Hydroxybenzoic Acid)
6. Podophyllotoxin (Condylox)
7. Camptothecin
8. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C)
9. Silicon Dioxide (Sand)
10. Irritants (Vesicants)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Ambulatory Care (Outpatient Care)
3. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
4. Therapeutics
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)