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Identification
NameFleroxacin
Accession NumberDB04576
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsApproved
Description

Fleroxacin is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial fluoroquinolone. It strongly inhibits the DNA-supercoiling activity of DNA gyrase.

Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
Fleroxacin
Fleroxacine
Fleroxacino
Fleroxacinum
Fleroxicin
FLRX
Megalocin
Megalocin (TN)
Megalone
Megalone (TN)
Megalosin
Quinodis
External Identifiers
  • UNII-N804LDH51K
Approved Prescription ProductsNot Available
Approved Generic Prescription ProductsNot Available
Approved Over the Counter ProductsNot Available
Unapproved/Other Products Not Available
International BrandsNot Available
Brand mixturesNot Available
SaltsNot Available
Categories
UNIIN804LDH51K
CAS number79660-72-3
WeightNot Available
Chemical FormulaNot Available
InChI KeyNot Available
InChINot Available
IUPAC NameNot Available
SMILESNot Available
Taxonomy
ClassificationNot classified
Pharmacology
IndicationFleroxacin is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial fluoroquinolone.
PharmacodynamicsFleroxacin is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial fluoroquinolone. It strongly inhibits the DNA-supercoiling activity of DNA gyrase.
Mechanism of actionThe inhibition of DNA gyrase and DNA topoisomerase 2 leads ultimately to cell death as these enzymes are required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair, strand supercoiling repair, and recombination.
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AbsorptionRapidly and well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract after oral administration.
Volume of distributionNot Available
Protein bindingNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
Route of eliminationNot Available
Half lifeNot Available
ClearanceNot Available
ToxicityNot Available
Affected organismsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
SNP Mediated EffectsNot Available
SNP Mediated Adverse Drug ReactionsNot Available
ADMET
Predicted ADMET features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal AbsorptionNot AvailableNot Available
Blood Brain BarrierNot AvailableNot Available
Caco-2 permeableNot AvailableNot Available
P-glycoprotein substrateNot AvailableNot Available
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INot AvailableNot Available
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINot AvailableNot Available
Renal organic cation transporterNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 2C9 substrateNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 2D6 substrateNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 3A4 substrateNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 1A2 substrateNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 2C9 inhibitorNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 2D6 inhibitorNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 2C19 inhibitorNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 3A4 inhibitorNot AvailableNot Available
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityNot AvailableNot Available
Ames testNot AvailableNot Available
CarcinogenicityNot AvailableNot Available
BiodegradationNot AvailableNot Available
Rat acute toxicityNot AvailableNot applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Not AvailableNot Available
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Not AvailableNot Available
ADMET data is predicted using admetSAR, a free tool for evaluating chemical ADMET properties. (23092397 )
Pharmacoeconomics
ManufacturersNot Available
PackagersNot Available
Dosage formsNot Available
PricesNot Available
PatentsNot Available
Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
melting point270 dec °CPhysProp
logP0.24ROSS,DL ET AL. (1992) (ION-CORRECT)
Caco2 permeability-4.81ADME Research, USCD
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
References
Synthesis Reference

DrugSyn.org

US4398029
General ReferencesNot Available
External Links
ATC CodesJ01MA08
AHFS Codes
  • 52:04.04
  • 8:12.18
PDB EntriesNot Available
FDA labelNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Interactions
Drug InteractionsNot Available
Food InteractionsNot Available

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Ubiquitin binding
Specific Function:
Control of topological states of DNA by transient breakage and subsequent rejoining of DNA strands. Topoisomerase II makes double-strand breaks. Essential during mitosis and meiosis for proper segregation of daughter chromosomes. May play a role in regulating the period length of ARNTL/BMAL1 transcriptional oscillation (By similarity).
Gene Name:
TOP2A
Uniprot ID:
P11388
Molecular Weight:
174383.88 Da
References
  1. Chen X, Ji ZL, Chen YZ: TTD: Therapeutic Target Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):412-5. [PubMed:11752352 ]
  2. Robinson MJ, Martin BA, Gootz TD, McGuirk PR, Osheroff N: Effects of novel fluoroquinolones on the catalytic activities of eukaryotic topoisomerase II: Influence of the C-8 fluorine group. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1992 Apr;36(4):751-6. [PubMed:1323952 ]
  3. Hussy P, Maass G, Tummler B, Grosse F, Schomburg U: Effect of 4-quinolones and novobiocin on calf thymus DNA polymerase alpha primase complex, topoisomerases I and II, and growth of mammalian lymphoblasts. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1986 Jun;29(6):1073-8. [PubMed:3015015 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Haemophilus influenzae (strain ATCC 51907 / DSM 11121 / KW20 / Rd)
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Dna topoisomerase type ii (atp-hydrolyzing) activity
Specific Function:
DNA gyrase negatively supercoils closed circular double-stranded DNA in an ATP-dependent manner and also catalyzes the interconversion of other topological isomers of double-stranded DNA rings, including catenanes and knotted rings.
Gene Name:
gyrA
Uniprot ID:
P43700
Molecular Weight:
97817.145 Da
References
  1. Naber KG: Fleroxacin overview. Chemotherapy. 1996 Mar;42 Suppl 1:1-9. [PubMed:8861529 ]
  2. Asahina Y, Iwase K, Iinuma F, Hosaka M, Ishizaki T: Synthesis and antibacterial activity of 1-(2-fluorovinyl)-7-substituted-4-quinolone-3-carboxylic acid derivatives, conformationally restricted analogues of fleroxacin. J Med Chem. 2005 May 5;48(9):3194-202. [PubMed:15857125 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Haemophilus influenzae (strain ATCC 51907 / DSM 11121 / KW20 / Rd)
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Dna topoisomerase type ii (atp-hydrolyzing) activity
Specific Function:
Topoisomerase IV is essential for chromosome segregation. It relaxes supercoiled DNA. Performs the decatenation events required during the replication of a circular DNA molecule.
Gene Name:
parC
Uniprot ID:
P43702
Molecular Weight:
83366.24 Da
References
  1. Drlica K, Zhao X: DNA gyrase, topoisomerase IV, and the 4-quinolones. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 1997 Sep;61(3):377-92. [PubMed:9293187 ]
  2. Chaudhry U, Ray K, Bala M, Saluja D: Mutation patterns in gyrA and parC genes of ciprofloxacin resistant isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from India. Sex Transm Infect. 2002 Dec;78(6):440-4. [PubMed:12473806 ]
  3. Lee JK, Lee YS, Park YK, Kim BS: Mutations in the gyrA and parC genes in ciprofloxacin-resistant clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii in Korea. Microbiol Immunol. 2005;49(7):647-53. [PubMed:16034208 ]
  4. Leavis HL, Willems RJ, Top J, Bonten MJ: High-level ciprofloxacin resistance from point mutations in gyrA and parC confined to global hospital-adapted clonal lineage CC17 of Enterococcus faecium. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Mar;44(3):1059-64. [PubMed:16517894 ]
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Drug created on September 11, 2007 09:20 / Updated on October 08, 2013 14:23