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Product Details:

  • Product Name: Vismodegib
  • CAS #: 879085-55-9
  • Mode of Action:

    Vismodegib selectively binds to and inhibits the transmembrane protein Smoothened homologue (SMO) to inhibit the Hedgehog signalling pathway.

  • Pharmacodynamics:

    Vismodegib selectively binds to and inhibits the transmembrane protein Smoothened homologue (SMO) to inhibit the Hedgehog signalling pathway.

  • Metabolism:

    The main metabolic enzymes are CYP2C9 and CYP3A4, however more than 98% of total systemic vismodegib is not metabolized. Metabolic pathways of vismodegib in humans include oxidation, glucuronidation, and pyridine ring cleavage. The two most abundant oxidative metabolites recovered in feces are produced in vitro by recombinant CYP2C9 and CYP3A4/5.

  • Toxicity:

    Increased risk of embryo-fetal death and significant birth defects. Common adverse event include muscle spasms, alopecia, dysgeusia, weight loss, fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, decreased appetite, constipation, arthralgias, vomiting, and ageusia.

  • IUPAC: 2-Chloro-N-(4-chloro-3-pyridin-2-ylphenyl)-4-methylsulfonylbenzamide
  • ATC: L01XX43
  • PubChem: 24776445
  • DrugBank: DB08828
  • Formula: C19H14Cl2N2O3S
  • Molecular Mass: 421.3
  • Synonyms: Erivedge, GDC-0449, Hedgehog Antagonist GDC-0449, Vismodegibum
  • SMILES: CS(=O)(=O)C1=CC(Cl)=C(C=C1)C(=O)NC1=CC=C(Cl)C(=C1)C1=CC=CC=N1
  • AHFS Code: 10:00
  • InChl: InChI=1S/C19H14Cl2N2O3S/c1-27(25,26)13-6-7-14(17(21)11-13)19(24)23-12-5-8-16(20)15(10-12)18-4-2-3-9-22-18/h2-11H,1H3,(H,23,24)
  • General Reference:
    1. Von Hoff DD, LoRusso PM, Rudin CM, Reddy JC, Yauch RL, Tibes R, Weiss GJ, Borad MJ, Hann CL, Brahmer JR, Mackey HM, Lum BL, Darbonne WC, Marsters JC Jr, de Sauvage FJ, Low JA: Inhibition of the hedgehog pathway in advanced basal-cell carcinoma. N Engl J Med. 2009 Sep 17;361(12):1164-72. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0905360. Epub 2009 Sep 2. [PubMed:19726763 ]
    2. Sandhiya S, Melvin G, Kumar SS, Dkhar SA: The dawn of hedgehog inhibitors: Vismodegib. J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2013 Jan;4(1):4-7. doi: 10.4103/0976-500X.107628. [PubMed:23662017 ]
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On July 27, 2020, LGM Pharma announced its acquisition of the formulation development and drug product contract manufacturing business of Nexgen Pharma, Inc. As a result, you will notice our new logo and visuals throughout the website. We’re working on updates to reflect the exciting, expanded CDMO capabilities and services we now can offer you.

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