Active Ingredient History

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Abarelix is a synthetic decapeptide antagonist to gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH). It is marketed by Praecis Pharmaceuticals as Plenaxis. Used in the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Abarelix is a luteinizing hormone agonist that results in suppression of testicular or follicular steroidogenesis. Abarelix binds to the gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor and acts as a a potent inhibitor of gonadotropin secretion. Praecis announced in June 2006 that it was voluntarily withdrawing the drug from the market.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CC(C)C[C@H](NN[C@H](CC(N)=O)C(=O)C(=O)[C@H](CC1=CC=C(O)C=C1)N(C)C(=O)[C@H](CO)NC(=O)[C@@H](CC2=CN=CC=C2)NC(=O)[C@@H](CC3=CC=C(Cl)C=C3)NC(=O)[C@@H](CC4=CC5=C(C=CC=C5)C=C4)NC(C)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCNC(C)C)C(=O)N6CCC[C@H]6C(=O)N[C@H](C)C(N)=O
  • Mol. Mass: 1416.063
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: Yes
  • Availability: Discontinued
  • Delivery Methods: Parenteral
  • Pro Drug: No
abarelix | n-acetyl-3-(2-naphthalenyl)-d-alanyl-4-chloro-d-phenylalanyl-3-(3-pyridinyl)-d-alanyl-l-seryl-n-methyl-l-tyrosyl-d-asparaginyl-l-leucyl-n(6)-(1-methylethyl)-l-lysyl-l-prolyl-d-alaninamide | plenaxis | ppi-149 | r3827 | r-3827


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