Recombinant Human Plasma Gelsolin

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Identification

Name
Recombinant Human Plasma Gelsolin
Accession Number
DB15746
Description

Plasma gelsolin (pGSN) is a protein found in the blood of healthy individuals which scavenges compounds left over from damaged tissues.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Investigational
Biologic Classification
Protein Based Therapies
Recombinant Enzymes
Protein Chemical Formula
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Protein Average Weight
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Sequences
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Synonyms
  • pGSN
  • Plasma gelsolin
  • Rhu-pGSN
External IDs
  • Recombinant Human Plasma Gelsolin

Pharmacology

Pharmacology
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Indication
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Contraindications & Blackbox Warnings
Contraindications
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Pharmacodynamics
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Mechanism of action

pGSN also enhances bacterial uptake and death by macrophages. It has positive effects on the immune system as it boosts clearing of pathogens and modulates inflammatory reactions; often pGSN is consumed in both serious infectious and non-infectious conditions. Its physiological effects thus make it a potential candidate for severe acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS) associated with COVID-19, as administration of recombinant protein is thought to supplement depleted levels of pGSN.

Absorption
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Volume of distribution
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Protein binding
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Metabolism
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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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Affected organisms
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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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Chemical TaxonomyProvided by Classyfire
Description
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Kingdom
Organic Compounds
Super Class
Organic Acids
Class
Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives
Sub Class
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Analogues
Direct Parent
Peptides
Alternative Parents
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Substituents
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Molecular Framework
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External Descriptors
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Chemical Identifiers

UNII
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CAS number
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References

General References
  1. Tannous A, Levinson SL, Bolognese J, Opal SM, DiNubile MJ: Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Recombinant Human Plasma Gelsolin in Patients Hospitalized for Non-Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Jul 20. pii: AAC.00579-20. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00579-20. [PubMed:32690640]
  2. Piktel E, Wnorowska U, Ciesluk M, Deptula P, Prasad SV, Krol G, Durnas B, Namiot A, Markiewicz KH, Niemirowicz-Laskowska K, Wilczewska AZ, Janmey PA, Reszec J, Bucki R: Recombinant Human Plasma Gelsolin Stimulates Phagocytosis while Diminishing Excessive Inflammatory Responses in Mice with Pseudomonas aeruginosa Sepsis. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Apr 7;21(7). pii: ijms21072551. doi: 10.3390/ijms21072551. [PubMed:32272559]
  3. Yang Z, Bedugnis A, Levinson S, Dinubile M, Stossel T, Lu Q, Kobzik L: Delayed Administration of Recombinant Plasma Gelsolin Improves Survival in a Murine Model of Penicillin-Susceptible and Penicillin-Resistant Pneumococcal Pneumonia. J Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 26;220(9):1498-1502. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz353. [PubMed:31287867]
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
2Active Not RecruitingTreatmentCoronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19)1
1, 2CompletedTreatmentBurns / Infection / Low Gelsolin / Traumas1
1, 2CompletedTreatmentCommunity Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)1

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
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Experimental Properties
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Drug created on August 11, 2020 21:27 / Updated on August 13, 2020 07:02