Molecular Weight(MW): 637.51
Anacetrapib (MK0859) is a potent, selective, reversible rhCETP and mutant CETP(C13S) inhibitor with IC50 of 7.9 nM and 11.8 nM, increases HDL-C and decreases LDL-C, does not increase aldosterone or blood pressure. Phase 3.
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|Description||Anacetrapib (MK0859) is a potent, selective, reversible rhCETP and mutant CETP(C13S) inhibitor with IC50 of 7.9 nM and 11.8 nM, increases HDL-C and decreases LDL-C, does not increase aldosterone or blood pressure. Phase 3.|
Anacetrapib is not only able to increase HDL-cholesterol, but also further decreases LDL-cholesterol when taken in combination with a statin. Anacetrapib dose-dependently and significantly decreases the transfer of CE from HDL3 to HDL2. Anacetrapib doesn't affect the amount of [14C]-dalcetrapibthiol bound to rhCETP. Anacetrapib decreases pre-β-HDL formation by more than 46%.  Anacetrapib potently blocks CE and TG transfer in 95% human serum.
|In vivo||In a dyslipidemic hamster model, 60 mg/kg/day Anacetrapib for 2 weeks results in a 94% reduction in CETP activity and 47% increase in HDL-cholesterol compared with control animals; non-HDL-cholesterol concentrations are not affected. In addition, Anacetrapib promotes reverse cholesterol transport from macrophages, and leads to a 30% increase in fecal cholesterol content. HDL from Anacetrapib-treated hamsters reveals an increase in SR-B1- and ABCG1-mediated efflux compared with controls.  After oral administration of [14C]Anacetrapib at 10 mg/kg, ∼80 and 90% of the radioactive dose is recovered over 48 hous postdose from rats and monkeys, respectively. The majority of the administered radioactive dose is excreted unchanged in feces in both species. |
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|In vitro||DMSO||127 mg/mL (199.21 mM)|
|Ethanol||127 mg/mL (199.21 mM)|
|In vivo||30% PEG400+0.5% Tween80+5% propylene glycol||10 mg/mL|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT02931188||Recruiting||Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease|Vascular Disease||Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust|British Heart Foundation Cambridge Centre of Excellence||January 2017||--|
|NCT01841684||Terminated||Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II|Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||June 2013||Phase 3|
|NCT01824238||Completed||Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HeFH)||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||May 2013||Phase 3|
|NCT01860729||Completed||Hypercholesterolemia||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||May 2013||Phase 3|
|NCT01760460||Completed||Dyslipidemia||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||March 2013||Phase 3|
|NCT01717300||Completed||Hypercholesterolemia||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||November 2012||Phase 3|
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