CTS-21166

Identification

Generic Name
CTS-21166
DrugBank Accession Number
DB06073
Background

CTS-21166 is a small-molecule beta-secretase inhibitor, which is being developed as a disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. CTS-21166 is the only BACE1 inhibitor that has passed Phase I clinical trial thus far. In 2008, CoMentis revealed this small compound as a transition-state analog inhibitor (structure is currently undisclosed) with excellent properties in brain penetration, selectivity, metabolic stability, and oral availability; all of these have met the requirements of an ideal oral drug candidate.

Type
Small Molecule
Groups
Investigational
Synonyms
Not Available

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in alzheimer's disease.

Pharmacology
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Contraindications
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Pharmacodynamics

CTS-21166 produced a rapid and significant reduction of plasma amyloid beta, a key biomarker that is believed to be involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. CTS-21166 demonstrated excellent pharmacokinetic properties including dose proportional exposure and very low inter-subject pharmacokinetic variability.

Mechanism of action

Beta secretase is the enzyme thought responsible for causing Alzheimer’s. CTS-21166 is a highly selective, potent and orally active beta-secretase inhibitor.

TargetActionsOrganism
ABeta-secretase 1
inhibitor
Humans
Absorption

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Volume of distribution

Not Available

Protein binding

Not Available

Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination

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Half-life

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Clearance

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Adverse Effects
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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
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Categories

Drug Categories
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Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
  • Humans and other mammals

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
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CAS number
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InChI Key
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InChI
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IUPAC Name
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SMILES
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References

General References
  1. Luo X, Yan R: Inhibition of BACE1 for therapeutic use in Alzheimer's disease. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2010 Jul 8;3(6):618-28. [Article]
PubChem Substance
347910328

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
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Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
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Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
Solid
Experimental Properties
Not Available
Predicted Properties
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Predicted ADMET Features
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Spectra

Mass Spec (NIST)
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Spectra
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Targets

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Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Yes
Actions
Inhibitor
General Function
Peptidase activity
Specific Function
Responsible for the proteolytic processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP). Cleaves at the N-terminus of the A-beta peptide sequence, between residues 671 and 672 of APP, leads to the genera...
Gene Name
BACE1
Uniprot ID
P56817
Uniprot Name
Beta-secretase 1
Molecular Weight
55710.28 Da
References
  1. Albert JS: Progress in the development of beta-secretase inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease. Prog Med Chem. 2009;48:133-61. [Article]
  2. Panza F, Solfrizzi V, Frisardi V, Capurso C, D'Introno A, Colacicco AM, Vendemiale G, Capurso A, Imbimbo BP: Disease-modifying approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: from alpha-secretase activators to gamma-secretase inhibitors and modulators. Drugs Aging. 2009;26(7):537-55. doi: 10.2165/11315770-000000000-00000. [Article]

Drug created on November 18, 2007 18:29 / Updated on June 12, 2020 16:52