capecitabine

Ligand id: 6799

Name: capecitabine

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 9
Hydrogen bond donors 4
Rotatable bonds 8
Topological polar surface area 120.36
Molecular weight 360.16
XLogP 1.57
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of metastatic breast and colorectal cancers.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Inhibition of the enzymatic activity of thymidylate synthase reduces the synthesis of precursor pyrimidine nucleotides. This prevents the formation of DNA and RNA and subsequently results in cell death.