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Identification
NameAxitinib
Accession NumberDB06626
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsApproved, Investigational
Description

Axitinib is an oral, potent, and selective inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors (VEGFR) 1, 2, and 3. Axitinib is marketed under the name Inlyta®, and if one previous systemic therapy for kidney cell cancer has failed, axitinib is indicated.

Structure
Thumb
SynonymsNot Available
External Identifiers
  • AG-013736
Approved Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing End
Inlytatablet, film coated1 mg/1oralPfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc2012-01-27Not applicableUs
Inlytatablet3 mgoralPfizer Canada IncNot applicableNot applicableCanada
Inlytatablet5 mgoralPfizer Canada Inc2012-08-17Not applicableCanada
Inlytatablet1 mgoralPfizer Canada Inc2012-08-17Not applicableCanada
Inlytatablet, film coated5 mg/1oralU.S. Pharmaceuticals2012-01-27Not applicableUs
Inlytatablet, film coated1 mg/1oralU.S. Pharmaceuticals2012-01-27Not applicableUs
Inlytatablet, film coated5 mg/1oralPfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc2012-01-27Not applicableUs
Inlytatablet7 mgoralPfizer Canada IncNot applicableNot applicableCanada
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
UNIIC9LVQ0YUXG
CAS number319460-85-0
WeightNot Available
Chemical FormulaNot Available
InChI KeyNot Available
InChINot Available
IUPAC NameNot Available
SMILESNot Available
Taxonomy
ClassificationNot classified
Pharmacology
IndicationUsed in kidney cell cancer and investigated for use/treatment in pancreatic and thyroid cancer.
PharmacodynamicsAxitinib prevents the progression of cancer by inhibiting angiogenesis and blocking tumor growth.
Mechanism of actionAxitinib selectively blocks the tyrosine kinase receptors VEGFR-1 (vascular endothelial growth factor receptor), VEGFR-2, and VEGFR-3.
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AbsorptionAfter one 5 mg dose of axitinib, it takes about 2.5 to 4.1 hours to reach maximum plasma concentration.
Volume of distribution

The volume of distribution is 160 L.

Protein bindingPlasma protein binding for axitinib is high at over 99% with most protein binding to albumin followed by α1-acid glycoprotein.
Metabolism

Axitinib undergoes mainly hepatic metabolism. CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 are the main hepatic enzymes while CYP1A2, CYP2C19, and UGT1A1 enzymes are secondary.

Route of eliminationAxitinib is mainly eliminated unchanged in the feces (41%) with 12% of the original dose as unchanged axitinib. There is also 23% eliminated in the urine, most of which are metabolites.
Half lifeAxitinib has a half life of 2.5 to 6.1 hours.
Clearance

The average clearance of axitinib is 38 L/h.

ToxicitySome of the more serious toxic effects seen in patients taking axitinib include, but are not limited to, hypertension, thrombotic events, hemorrhage, and GI perforation.
Affected organisms
  • Humans and other mammals
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 forms
FormRouteStrength
Tabletoral1 mg
Tabletoral3 mg
Tabletoral5 mg
Tabletoral7 mg
Tablet, film coatedoral1 mg/1
Tablet, film coatedoral5 mg/1
PricesNot Available
Patents
Patent NumberPediatric ExtensionApprovedExpires (estimated)
US6534524 No2000-06-302020-06-30Us
US7141581 No2000-06-302020-06-30Us
US8791140 No2010-08-052030-08-05Us
Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
water solubilityIn aqueous media with a pH between 1.1 to 7.8, axitinib has a solubility of over 0.2 μg/mL. From FDA label.
pKa4.8From FDA label.
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
References
Synthesis Reference

Hu-Lowe D, Hallin M, Feeley R, Zou H, Rewolinski D, Wickman G, Chen E, Kim Y, Riney S, Reed J, Heller D, Simmons B, Kania R, McTigue M, Niesman M, Gregory S, Shalinsky D, Bender S. Characterization of potency and activity of the VEGF/PDGF receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor AG013736. Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res. 2002;43:A5357.

General References
  1. Cohen EE, Rosen LS, Vokes EE, Kies MS, Forastiere AA, Worden FP, Kane MA, Sherman E, Kim S, Bycott P, Tortorici M, Shalinsky DR, Liau KF, Cohen RB: Axitinib is an active treatment for all histologic subtypes of advanced thyroid cancer: results from a phase II study. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4708-13. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.9566. Epub 2008 Jun 9. [PubMed:18541897 ]
  2. Inai T, Mancuso M, Hashizume H, Baffert F, Haskell A, Baluk P, Hu-Lowe DD, Shalinsky DR, Thurston G, Yancopoulos GD, McDonald DM: Inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) signaling in cancer causes loss of endothelial fenestrations, regression of tumor vessels, and appearance of basement membrane ghosts. Am J Pathol. 2004 Jul;165(1):35-52. [PubMed:15215160 ]
  3. Rugo HS, Herbst RS, Liu G, Park JW, Kies MS, Steinfeldt HM, Pithavala YK, Reich SD, Freddo JL, Wilding G: Phase I trial of the oral antiangiogenesis agent AG-013736 in patients with advanced solid tumors: pharmacokinetic and clinical results. J Clin Oncol. 2005 Aug 20;23(24):5474-83. Epub 2005 Jul 18. [PubMed:16027439 ]
  4. Rini BI: SU11248 and AG013736: current data and future trials in renal cell carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2005 Dec;4(3):175-80. [PubMed:16425985 ]
  5. Gilbert JA, Adhikari LJ, Lloyd RV, Halfdanarson TR, Muders MH, Ames MM: Molecular markers for novel therapeutic strategies in pancreatic endocrine tumors. Pancreas. 2013 Apr;42(3):411-21. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e31826cb243. [PubMed:23211371 ]
External Links
ATC CodesL01XE17
AHFS Codes
  • 10:00
PDB EntriesNot Available
FDA labelDownload (307 KB)
MSDSDownload (36.8 KB)
Interactions
Drug Interactions
Drug
AprepitantThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Aprepitant.
AtazanavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Atazanavir.
BexaroteneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Bexarotene.
BoceprevirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Boceprevir.
BosentanThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Bosentan.
CarbamazepineThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Carbamazepine.
CeritinibThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Ceritinib.
ClarithromycinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Clarithromycin.
CobicistatThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Cobicistat.
ConivaptanThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Conivaptan.
DabrafenibThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Dabrafenib.
DarunavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Darunavir.
DasatinibThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Dasatinib.
DeferasiroxThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Deferasirox.
DexamethasoneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Dexamethasone.
EfavirenzThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Efavirenz.
EnzalutamideThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Enzalutamide.
Eslicarbazepine acetateThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Eslicarbazepine acetate.
EtravirineThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Etravirine.
FluconazoleThe metabolism of Axitinib can be decreased when combined with Fluconazole.
FosaprepitantThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Fosaprepitant.
FosphenytoinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Fosphenytoin.
Fusidic AcidThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Fusidic Acid.
IdelalisibThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Idelalisib.
IndinavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Indinavir.
ItraconazoleThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Itraconazole.
IvacaftorThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Ivacaftor.
KetoconazoleThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Ketoconazole.
LuliconazoleThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Luliconazole.
MifepristoneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Mifepristone.
MitotaneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Mitotane.
ModafinilThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Modafinil.
NafcillinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Nafcillin.
NefazodoneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Nefazodone.
NelfinavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Nelfinavir.
NetupitantThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Netupitant.
PalbociclibThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Palbociclib.
PamidronateThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Axitinib is combined with Pamidronate.
PhenobarbitalThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Phenobarbital.
PhenytoinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Phenytoin.
PosaconazoleThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Posaconazole.
PrimidoneThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Primidone.
RifabutinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Rifabutin.
RifampicinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Rifampicin.
RifapentineThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Rifapentine.
RitonavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Ritonavir.
SaquinavirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Saquinavir.
SiltuximabThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Siltuximab.
SimeprevirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Simeprevir.
St. John's WortThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with St. John's Wort.
StiripentolThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Stiripentol.
TelaprevirThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Telaprevir.
TelithromycinThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Telithromycin.
TocilizumabThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be decreased when it is combined with Tocilizumab.
VoriconazoleThe serum concentration of Axitinib can be increased when it is combined with Voriconazole.
Food Interactions
  • Avoid combination with strong CYP3A4 inhibitors such as grapefruit juice due to the likely increased levels of axitinib. If the combination cannot be avoided, reduce axitinib dose by 50%.
  • Axitinib can be taken with or without food.

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Vegf-b-activated receptor activity
Specific Function:
Tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as a cell-surface receptor for VEGFA, VEGFB and PGF, and plays an essential role in the development of embryonic vasculature, the regulation of angiogenesis, cell survival, cell migration, macrophage function, chemotaxis, and cancer cell invasion. May play an essential role as a negative regulator of embryonic angiogenesis by inhibiting excessive proliferation ...
Gene Name:
FLT1
Uniprot ID:
P17948
Molecular Weight:
150767.185 Da
References
  1. Cohen EE, Rosen LS, Vokes EE, Kies MS, Forastiere AA, Worden FP, Kane MA, Sherman E, Kim S, Bycott P, Tortorici M, Shalinsky DR, Liau KF, Cohen RB: Axitinib is an active treatment for all histologic subtypes of advanced thyroid cancer: results from a phase II study. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4708-13. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.9566. Epub 2008 Jun 9. [PubMed:18541897 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Vascular endothelial growth factor-activated receptor activity
Specific Function:
Tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as a cell-surface receptor for VEGFA, VEGFC and VEGFD. Plays an essential role in the regulation of angiogenesis, vascular development, vascular permeability, and embryonic hematopoiesis. Promotes proliferation, survival, migration and differentiation of endothelial cells. Promotes reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton. Isoforms lacking a transmembrane domai...
Gene Name:
KDR
Uniprot ID:
P35968
Molecular Weight:
151525.555 Da
References
  1. Cohen EE, Rosen LS, Vokes EE, Kies MS, Forastiere AA, Worden FP, Kane MA, Sherman E, Kim S, Bycott P, Tortorici M, Shalinsky DR, Liau KF, Cohen RB: Axitinib is an active treatment for all histologic subtypes of advanced thyroid cancer: results from a phase II study. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4708-13. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.9566. Epub 2008 Jun 9. [PubMed:18541897 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Vascular endothelial growth factor-activated receptor activity
Specific Function:
Tyrosine-protein kinase that acts as a cell-surface receptor for VEGFC and VEGFD, and plays an essential role in adult lymphangiogenesis and in the development of the vascular network and the cardiovascular system during embryonic development. Promotes proliferation, survival and migration of endothelial cells, and regulates angiogenic sprouting. Signaling by activated FLT4 leads to enhanced pr...
Gene Name:
FLT4
Uniprot ID:
P35916
Molecular Weight:
152755.94 Da
References
  1. Cohen EE, Rosen LS, Vokes EE, Kies MS, Forastiere AA, Worden FP, Kane MA, Sherman E, Kim S, Bycott P, Tortorici M, Shalinsky DR, Liau KF, Cohen RB: Axitinib is an active treatment for all histologic subtypes of advanced thyroid cancer: results from a phase II study. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 10;26(29):4708-13. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.9566. Epub 2008 Jun 9. [PubMed:18541897 ]

Enzymes

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Vitamin d3 25-hydroxylase activity
Specific Function:
Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It performs a variety of oxidation reactions (e.g. caffeine 8-oxidation, omeprazole sulphoxidation, midazolam 1'-hydroxylation and midazolam 4-hydroxylation) of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiot...
Gene Name:
CYP3A4
Uniprot ID:
P08684
Molecular Weight:
57342.67 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Oxygen binding
Specific Function:
Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It oxidizes a variety of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiotics.
Gene Name:
CYP3A5
Uniprot ID:
P20815
Molecular Weight:
57108.065 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen, reduced flavin or flavoprotein as one donor, and incorporation of one atom of oxygen
Specific Function:
Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It oxidizes a variety of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiotics. Most active in catalyzing 2-hydroxylation. Caffeine is metabolized primarily by cytochrome CYP1A2 in the liver through an initial N...
Gene Name:
CYP1A2
Uniprot ID:
P05177
Molecular Weight:
58293.76 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Steroid hydroxylase activity
Specific Function:
Responsible for the metabolism of a number of therapeutic agents such as the anticonvulsant drug S-mephenytoin, omeprazole, proguanil, certain barbiturates, diazepam, propranolol, citalopram and imipramine.
Gene Name:
CYP2C19
Uniprot ID:
P33261
Molecular Weight:
55930.545 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Steroid binding
Specific Function:
UDPGT is of major importance in the conjugation and subsequent elimination of potentially toxic xenobiotics and endogenous compounds. This isoform glucuronidates bilirubin IX-alpha to form both the IX-alpha-C8 and IX-alpha-C12 monoconjugates and diconjugate. Is also able to catalyze the glucuronidation of 17beta-estradiol, 17alpha-ethinylestradiol, 1-hydroxypyrene, 4-methylumbelliferone, 1-naph...
Gene Name:
UGT1A1
Uniprot ID:
P22309
Molecular Weight:
59590.91 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]

Transporters

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Xenobiotic-transporting atpase activity
Specific Function:
Energy-dependent efflux pump responsible for decreased drug accumulation in multidrug-resistant cells.
Gene Name:
ABCB1
Uniprot ID:
P08183
Molecular Weight:
141477.255 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
  2. Chen Y, Tortorici MA, Garrett M, Hee B, Klamerus KJ, Pithavala YK: Clinical pharmacology of axitinib. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Sep;52(9):713-25. doi: 10.1007/s40262-013-0068-3. [PubMed:23677771 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
no
Actions
substrate
General Function:
Sodium-independent organic anion transmembrane transporter activity
Specific Function:
Mediates the Na(+)-independent uptake of organic anions such as pravastatin, taurocholate, methotrexate, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, 17-beta-glucuronosyl estradiol, estrone sulfate, prostaglandin E2, thromboxane B2, leukotriene C3, leukotriene E4, thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Involved in the clearance of bile acids and organic anions from the liver.
Gene Name:
SLCO1B1
Uniprot ID:
Q9Y6L6
Molecular Weight:
76447.99 Da
References
  1. Brennan M, Williams JA, Chen Y, Tortorici M, Pithavala Y, Liu YC: Meta-analysis of contribution of genetic polymorphisms in drug-metabolizing enzymes or transporters to axitinib pharmacokinetics. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):645-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1171-8. Epub 2011 Dec 15. [PubMed:22170007 ]
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