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TTD Target ID: TTDS00271

Target Information
Type of targetSuccessful target    
DiseaseCancer, unspecific    [1][2]
Helminth infection    [3]
Leishmania infections    [4][5]
Parasitic diseases    [3]
Drug(s)CabazitaxelApprovedProstate cancer[6]
ColchicineApprovedAcute gouty arthritis[7]
EribulinApprovedBreast cancer[6]
IxabepiloneApprovedAggressive metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer no longer responding to currently available chemotherapies[6]
VincristineApprovedAcute lymphoblastic leukemia and nephroblastoma [9][10]
EpothilonPhase III completedBreast Cancer, Ovarian cancer[12]
LarotaxelPhase IIIPancreatic K, Bladder K[13]
BNC105Phase IIAdvanced solid tumours[14]
CabazitaxelPhase IISolid Cancer[13]
IndibulinPhase IIAdvanced sarcomar[15]
E 7974Phase IOvarian cancer[12]
PathwayGap junction
Pathogenic Escherichia coli infection
Pathogenic Escherichia coli infection
Target ValidationClick to Find Target Validation Information.    
Inhibitor2- (3-Chloro-phenyl)-1H-[1,8]naphthyridin-4-one[16]
2- (4-Methoxy-phenyl)-1H-indole-3-carbaldehyde[17]
2-Methoxy-5- (3,4,5-trimethoxy-benzyl)-phenol[19]
2-Methoxy-5- (3,4,5-trimethoxy-phenoxy)-phenol[20]
2-Methoxy-5- (5,6,7-trimethoxy-indan-1-yl)-phenol[21]
E 7974[12]
Epothilone B[28]
isopropyl 3- (phenylthio)-1H-indole-2-carboxylate[36]
Sarcodictyin A[39]
Cross References 3D Structure
Related Literature
On-Line Medical Dictionary
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