Description: Crenolanib is a n orally bioavailable small molecule, targeting the platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR), with potential antineoplastic activity. Crenolanib binds to and inhibits PDGFR, which may result in the inhibition of PDGFR-related signal transduction pathways, and, so, the inhibition of tumor angiogenesis and tumor cell proliferation.
Synonym: CP 868596; CP868596; CP-868596; ARO 002; RO-002; RO002; Crenolanib.
IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-(2-(5-((3-methyloxetan-3-yl)methoxy)-1H-benzo[d]imidazol-1-yl)quinolin-8-yl)piperidin-4-amine.
Chemical Formula: C26H29N5O2
Exact Mass: 443.23213
Molecular Weight: 443.54
Elemental Analysis: C, 70.41; H, 6.59; N, 15.79; O, 7.21
Crenolanib is an investigational new drug being developed by AROG Pharmaceuticals, LLC for the treatment of certain types of cancer. Crenolanib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that acts by specifically inhibiting the receptor tyrosine kinases PDGFRA and PDGFRB. Crenolanib is an orally bioavailable, selective small molecule inhibitor of the Platelet-derived growth factor receptor PDGFR) tyrosine kinase, inhibiting both PDGFRA and PDGFRB at picomolar concentrations. Type III receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK), including c-KIT, PDGFRα and PDGFRβ, have been directly implicated in the pathogenesis of epithelial, mesenchymal, and hematological malignancies. The PDGF/PDGFR pathway is the primary driver of oncogenesis in several malignancies including gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), both adult and pediatric gliomas, as well as a subset of Non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). These malignancies often respond to treatment with non-selective inhibitors of PDGFR like imatinib and sunitinib. Crenolanib is a 100-500-fold more potent inhibitor of PDGFRα and PDGFRβ than other commercially available TKIs. It is currently being developed as an antineoplastic agent in cancers. (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Crenolanib ).
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