Mirococept

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Identification

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Name
Mirococept
Accession Number
DB06492
Type
Biotech
Groups
Investigational
Biologic Classification
Protein Based Therapies
Fusion proteins
Description

Mirococept (APT070) is a complement inhibitor currently under development for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and I/RI. It is a truncated form of the human Complement Receptor 1 (CR1) linked to a unique Prodaptin™ construct that regulates the over-production of complement at the cell surface, which occurs in inflammation. It consists of the first three short consensus domains of human complement receptor 1 (CR1), manufactured in recombinant bacteria and modified with a membrane-targeting amphiphilic peptide based on the naturally occurring membrane-bound myristoyl-electrostatic switch peptide.

Protein chemical formula
Not Available
Protein average weight
Not Available
Sequences
Not Available
Synonyms
  • Mirococept
External IDs
APT 070 / APT-070 / APT070
Categories
Not Available
UNII
FX636ZF1CI
CAS number
507453-82-9

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in transplant (rejection), kidney disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Pharmacodynamics
Not Available
Mechanism of action

Mirococept comprises the C3/C5 convertase-inhibiting region of CR1. This complement inhibitory domains of CR1 (in APT070) contain C3b-binding sites that lead to dissociation and inactivation of C3b from the classical and alternative pathway convertases. Mirococept effectively blocks and reduces the generation of the activated form of C3, and thwarts the release of both C3a and C5a.

TargetActionsOrganism
UComplement C3Not AvailableHumans
Absorption
Not Available
Volume of distribution
Not Available
Protein binding
Not Available
Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination
Not Available
Half life
Not Available
Clearance
Not Available
Toxicity
Not Available
Affected organisms
Not Available
Pathways
Not Available
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
Not Available

Interactions

Drug Interactions
Not Available
Food Interactions
Not Available

References

General References
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External Links
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
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Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage forms
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Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
Solid
Experimental Properties
Not Available

Taxonomy

Description
Not Available
Kingdom
Organic Compounds
Super Class
Organic Acids
Class
Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives
Sub Class
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Analogues
Direct Parent
Peptides
Alternative Parents
Not Available
Substituents
Not Available
Molecular Framework
Not Available
External Descriptors
Not Available

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Unknown
General Function
Receptor binding
Specific Function
C3 plays a central role in the activation of the complement system. Its processing by C3 convertase is the central reaction in both classical and alternative complement pathways. After activation C...
Gene Name
C3
Uniprot ID
P01024
Uniprot Name
Complement C3
Molecular Weight
187146.73 Da
References
  1. Berman HM, Westbrook J, Feng Z, Gilliland G, Bhat TN, Weissig H, Shindyalov IN, Bourne PE: The Protein Data Bank. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jan 1;28(1):235-42. [PubMed:10592235]

Drug created on March 19, 2008 10:35 / Updated on June 04, 2019 06:24