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Synonyms: Bonefos® | Clasteon ® | clodronate | Loron®
clodronic acid is an approved drug (UK (1999))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Clodronic acid is a first generation (non-nitrogenous) bisphosphonate drug. Clinically used drugs can contain sodium clodronate tetrahydrate, sodium clodronate, disodium clodronate tetrahydrate or disodium clodronate.
Kato et al. (2017) report that clodronic acid-mediated inhibition of the vesicular nucleotide transporter (VNUT, SLC17A9) suggests that this drug has potential as a transporter-targeted (and notably, non-opioid) analgesic drug for the treatment of chronic neuropathic and inflammatory pain . In this study clodronic acid was selective for VNUT compared to other vesicular transporters tested.
Ligand Activity Visualisation Charts
These are box plot that provide a unique visualisation, summarising all the activity data for a ligand taken from ChEMBL and GtoPdb across multiple targets and species. Click on a plot to see the median, interquartile range, low and high data points. A value of zero indicates that no data are available. A separate chart is created for each target, and where possible the algorithm tries to merge ChEMBL and GtoPdb targets by matching them on name and UniProt accession, for each available species. However, please note that inconsistency in naming of targets may lead to data for the same target being reported across multiple charts.✖
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