macitentan

Ligand id: 7352

Name: macitentan

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 8
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 11
Topological polar surface area 136.6
Molecular weight 585.96
XLogP 3.23
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

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Summary of Clinical Use
Macitentan is approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Macitentan is an endothelin receptor antagonist. It blocks endothelin-1-induced activation of endothelin A and B receptors (ETA and ETB respectively) located on blood vessels and smooth muscle, and reduces fibrosis and vasoconstriction by modulating the renin-angiotensin system.
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