CAS number 118785-03-8
PubChem 122116
ChemSpider 108916
DrugBank DB00616
MeSH candoxatril
Molecular formula C29H41NO7
Molar mass 515.638
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Candoxatril 05:39, 31 October 2010 Emissrto (talk | contribs) (7,670 bytes) (←Created page with {{Chembox | ImageFile =Candoxatril.svg | ImageSize = | IUPACName = 4-{[(1-{3-(2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-5-yloxy)-2-[(2-methoxyethoxy)methyl]-3-oxopropyl}cyclopentyl)carb...) is the orally-active prodrug[1] of candoxatrilat (UK-73967) human neutral endopeptidase (Neprilysin) as the neutral endopeptidase 24.11[2] complexed (RB-101) with phosphoramidon degrades and inactivates[3] a number of bioactive peptides two multiply connected folding domains[3] of the neutral endopeptidase locus[3] splicing of exons 1, 2a, or 2b to the common exon 3 composed of 24 exons of the human CALLA/NEP gene[2] containing the active site, it is known as peptidase family M13 (neprilysin family, clan MA(E)) the gluzincins a faint but significant structural relationship of the metzincins[4][5] to the thermolysin-like enzymes[5] , Zincin is the simplest descriptor of biological space[6]. The structure reveals two multiply connected folding domains which embrace a large central cavity containing the active site of the 5-indanyl ester prodrug candoxatril[7] and differs from phosphoramidon [N-(N-(((6-Deoxy-α-L-mannopyran​osyl)oxy)hydroxyphosphinyl)-L-​ leucyl)-L-tryptophan] in several respects the structure of human neutral endopeptidase complexed with phosphoramidon is lost due to desolvation[7] of the enzyme and ligand on formation of the complex Candoxatril.

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  6. ^ McArdle BM, Quinn RJ. (April 2007). “Identification of Protein Fold Topology Shared between Different Folds Inhibited by Natural Products”. ChemBioChem 8 (7): 788–798. doi:10.1002/cbic.200700035. PMID 17429823.
  7. ^ a b Holland, D.R., Barclay, P.L., Danilewicz, J.C., Matthews, B.W., James, K. (January 1994). “Inhibition of thermolysin and neutral endopeptidase 24.11 by a novel glutaramide derivative: X-ray structure determination of the thermolysin-inhibitor complex.”. Biochemistry 11 (33): 51–56. doi:10.2210/pdb1thl/pdb. PMID 8286362.

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