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Molecular Weight(MW): 421.3
Vismodegib (GDC-0449) is a potent, novel and specific hedgehog inhibitor with IC50 of 3 nM and also inhibits P-gp with IC50 of 3.0 μM in a cell-free assay.
Selleck's Vismodegib (GDC-0449) has been cited by 83 publications
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|Description||Vismodegib (GDC-0449) is a potent, novel and specific hedgehog inhibitor with IC50 of 3 nM and also inhibits P-gp with IC50 of 3.0 μM in a cell-free assay.|
GDC-0449 targets the Hedgehog signaling pathway, blocking the activities of the Hedgehog-ligand cell surface receptors PTCH and/or SMO and suppressing Hedgehog signaling. GDC-0449 prevents multiple ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters. GDC-0449 also blocks ABCG2, Pgp, and MRP1-important ABC transporters associated with MDR. GDC-0449 is a potent inhibitor of ABC transporters, ABCG2/BCRP and ABCB1/Pgp, and is a mild inhibitor of ABCC1/MRP1. In ABCG2-overexpressing HEK293 cells, GDC-0449 increases retention of the fluorescent ABCG2 substrate BODIPY-prazosin and resensitizes these cells to mitoxantrone. In Madin-Darby canine kidney II cells engineered to overexpress Pgp or MRP1, GDC-0449 increases the retention of calcein-AM and resensitizes them to colchicine. GDC-0449 also resensitizes human non-small cell lung carcinoma cells NCI-H460/par and NCI-H460/MX20, which overexpress ABCG2 in response to mitoxantrone, to mitoxantrone, and to topotecan or SN-38. The IC50 values of GDC-0449 for prevention of ABCG2 and Pgp are about 1.4 μM and 3.0 μM, respectively.  GDC-0449 alters intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis and inhibits cell growth in cisplatin-resistant lung cancer cells. 
|In vivo||GDC-0449 has been used to treat medulloblastoma in animal models.  GDC-0449 prevents the growth of primary pancreatic xenografts without non-specifically inhibiting pancreatic cell proliferation. Oral dosing of GDC-0449 causes tumor regressions in the Ptch(+/-) allograft model of medulloblastoma at doses ≥25 mg/kg and tumor growth inhibition at doses up to 92 mg/kg dosed twice daily in two ligand-dependent colorectal cancer models, D5123, and 1040830. Analysis of Hh pathway activity and PK/PD modeling reveals that GDC-0449 inhibits Gli1 with a similar IC50 in both the medulloblastoma and D5123 models (0.165 μM and 0.267 μM, respectively). Pathway modulation is linked to efficacy using an integrated PK/PD model revealing a steep relationship where > 50% of the activity of GDC-0449 is associated with >80% repression of the Hh pathway. |
|In vitro||DMSO||84 mg/mL (199.38 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03610022||Recruiting||Drug: Treatment with vismodegib||Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma|Locally Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma||University Hospital Bordeaux||September 3 2018||Phase 4|
|NCT03035188||Recruiting||Drug: Vismodegib||Basal Cell Carcinoma||SRH Wald-Klinikum Gera GmbH||January 2017||Phase 2|
|NCT02781389||Active not recruiting||--||Basal Cell Carcinoma||University Hospital Essen|OnkoDataMed GmbH||April 29 2016||--|
|NCT02648048||Completed||Drug: Pirfenidone|Drug: Vismodegib||Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis||Hoffmann-La Roche||January 15 2016||Phase 1|
|NCT02593760||Completed||Other: Placebo|Drug: Ruxolitinib|Drug: Vismodegib||Myelofibrosis||Hoffmann-La Roche||January 25 2016||Phase 1|
|NCT02366312||Completed||Drug: vismodegib||Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor||NYU College of Dentistry|Genentech Inc.||October 27 2015||Phase 2|
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