forodesine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 8272

Synonyms: BCX-1777 | BCX1777 | Fodosine® (proposed trade name) | immucillin H | immucillin-H
PDB Ligand Antimalarial Ligand
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Forodesine is a picomolar inhibitor of purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) [1,4].

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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 6
Hydrogen bond donors 6
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 134.26
Molecular weight 266.1
XLogP 0.72
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
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Canonical SMILES OCC1NC(C(C1O)O)c1c[nH]c2c1[nH]cnc2=O
Isomeric SMILES OC[C@H]1N[C@H]([C@@H]([C@@H]1O)O)c1c[nH]c2c1[nH]cnc2=O
InChI InChI=1S/C11H14N4O4/c16-2-5-9(17)10(18)7(15-5)4-1-12-8-6(4)13-3-14-11(8)19/h1,3,5,7,9-10,12,15-18H,2H2,(H,13,14,19)/t5-,7+,9-,10+/m1/s1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
The EMA has granted orphan drug designation to forodesine and forodesine hydrochloride for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and cutaneous T cell lymphoma. Forodesine has reached Phase 2 clinical trial for these indications.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Forodesine inhibits the growth of malignant T cell leukemia cells and induces apoptosis [1].