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Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: A synthetic organoselenium molecule with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and cytoprotective activity, characterised as a small molecule Gq protein inhibitor.
A bioRxiv preprint suggests that ebselen is a low micromolar, covalent, fast-binding inhibitor of papain-like protease (PL-pro) from SARS-CoV-2 . This study also reports that ebselen is less active against SARS-CoV, and binds more slowly to this enzyme homologue.
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|Compound class||Synthetic organic|
|International Nonproprietary Names|
|CAS Registry No.||60940-34-3|
|GtoPdb PubChem SID||404859030|
|Search Google for chemical match using the InChIKey||DYEFUKCXAQOFHX-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
|Search Google for chemicals with the same backbone||DYEFUKCXAQOFHX|
|Search PubMed clinical trials||ebselen|
|Search PubMed titles||ebselen|
|Search PubMed titles/abstracts||ebselen|
|Search UniChem for chemical match using the InChIKey||DYEFUKCXAQOFHX-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
|Search UniChem for chemicals with the same backbone||DYEFUKCXAQOFHX|
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