prednisone

Ligand id: 7096

Name: prednisone

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 5
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 91.67
Molecular weight 358.18
XLogP 0.61
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used to treat a wide variety of inflammatory conditions.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
As an agonist of the glucocorticoid receptor, prednisone modulates expression of genes containing the glucocorticoid response element (GRE). Although complex, the response appears to include inhibition of the biosynthesis of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
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