gemfibrozil

Ligand id: 3439

Name: gemfibrozil

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 2
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 6
Topological polar surface area 46.53
Molecular weight 250.16
XLogP 3.75
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

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Summary of Clinical Use
Gemfibrozil is used to treat adults with high serum triglyceride levels.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Gemfibrozil is a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARα) agonist. Activation of PPARα causes increased transcription/translation of lipoprotein lipase which in turn leads to increased triglyceride clearance.