Molecular Weight(MW): 525.56
Odanacatib (MK 0822) is a potent, selective, and neutral inhibitor of cathepsin K (human/rabbit) with IC50 of 0.2 nM/1 nM, and demonstrated high selectivity versus off-target cathepsin B, L, S. Phase 3.
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|Description||Odanacatib (MK 0822) is a potent, selective, and neutral inhibitor of cathepsin K (human/rabbit) with IC50 of 0.2 nM/1 nM, and demonstrated high selectivity versus off-target cathepsin B, L, S. Phase 3.|
|Features||A potent, selective, and neutral cathepsin K inhibitor.|
In vitro, Odanacatib shows the high inhibitory activity and selectivity on cathepsin K with IC50 values of 0.2 nM and 1 nM for human cathepsin K and rabbit cathepsin K, respectively. Furthermore, Odanacatib also shows similar potencies in whole human cell enzyme occupancy assays with corrected IC50 of 5 nM.  A recent study shows that Odanacatib results in reduction of Osteoclast (OC) resorption activity by interrupting intracellular vesicular trafficking. 
|In vivo||In preclinical rats, Odanacatib (10 mg/kg) exhibits excellent pharmacokinetics with clearance (Cl: 2 mL kg-1 min-1), low volume of distribution (Vdss: 1.1 L kg-1), half-life (T1/2: 6 hours) and oral bioavailability (F: 8%), respectively. Besides, Odanacatib also exhibits excellent metabolic stability in rat hepatocytes with a 96% recovery of the parent identity.  Odanacatib (ODN) administrated by p.o. prevents bone loss in ovariectomized (OVX) rabbits in a dose-related manner. Moreover, Odanacatib (9 µM/day) leads to a significant increase in proximal femur bone mineral density (BMD) (7.8%), femoral neck BMD (10.8%) and the greater trochanter BMD (6.5%).  In the estrogen-deficient, skeletally mature rhesus monkeys, long-term treatment with Odanacatib effectively inhibits bone turnover without reducing osteoclast number and maintains normal biomechanical properties of the spine of OVX nonhuman primates. |
|In vitro||DMSO||100 mg/mL (190.27 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT01120600||Completed||Osteoporosis||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||June 9 2010||Phase 3|
|NCT01068262||Completed||Osteoporosis||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||December 8 2009||Phase 1|
|NCT00620113||Completed||Osteoporosis Postmenopausal||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||December 3 2007||Phase 2|
|NCT00112437||Completed||Osteoporosis||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||June 24 2005||Phase 2|
|NCT01512693||Completed||Hepatic Insufficiency||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||February 23 2012||Phase 1|
|NCT01803607||Terminated||Osteoporosis||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.||March 2013||Phase 3|
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