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Catalog No.S1185 Synonyms: ABT-538, A 84538, RTV, Norvir, Norvir Softgel
CAS No. 155213-67-5
Ritonavir (ABT-538, A 84538, RTV, Norvir, Norvir Softgel) is a Cytochrome P450 3A and Protease Inhibitor; Also inhibits Cytochrome P450 2D6, P-Glycoprotein and induces Cytochrome P450 2C19, Cytochrome P450 1A2, Cytochrome P450 2C9, Cytochrome P450 2B6 and UDP Glucuronosyltransferases. Ritonavir induces apoptosis.
Selleck's Ritonavir has been cited by 21 publications
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|Description||Ritonavir (ABT-538, A 84538, RTV, Norvir, Norvir Softgel) is a Cytochrome P450 3A and Protease Inhibitor; Also inhibits Cytochrome P450 2D6, P-Glycoprotein and induces Cytochrome P450 2C19, Cytochrome P450 1A2, Cytochrome P450 2C9, Cytochrome P450 2B6 and UDP Glucuronosyltransferases. Ritonavir induces apoptosis.|
Ritonavir is a very potent inhibitor of CYP3A4 mediated testosterone 6β-hydroxylation with mean Ki of 19 nM and also inhibits tolbutamide hydroxylation with IC50 of 4.2 μM.  Ritonavir is found to be a potent inhibitor of CYP3A-mediated biotransformations (nifedipine oxidation with IC50 of 0.07 mM, 17alpha-ethynylestradiol 2-hydroxylation with IC50 of 2 mM; terfenadine hydroxylation with IC50 of 0.14 mM). Ritonavir is also found to be an inhibitor of the reactions mediated by CYP2D6 (IC50 = 2.5 mM) and CYP2C9/10 (IC50 = 8.0 mM).  Ritonavir results in an increase in cell viability in uninfected human PBMC cultures. Ritonavir markedly decreases the susceptibility of PBMCs to apoptosis correlated with lower levels of caspase-1 expression, decreases in annexin V staining, and reduces caspase-3 activity in uninfected human PBMC cultures. Ritonavir inhibits induction of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) production by PBMCs and monocytes in a time- and dose-dependent manner at nontoxic concentrations.  Ritonavir inhibits p-glycoprotein-mediated extrusion of saquinavir with an IC50 of 0.2 μM, indicating a high affinity of ritonavir for p-glycoprotein.  Ritonavir inhibits human liver microsomal metabolism of ABT-378 potently with Ki of 13 nM. Ritonavir combined with ABT-378 (at 3:1 and 29:1 ratios) inhibits CYP3A (IC50 = 1.1 and 4.6 μM), albeit less potently than Ritonavir (IC50 = 0.14 μM). 
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-  Weichold FF, et al. J Hum Virol, 1999, 2(5), 261-269.
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|Synonyms||ABT-538, A 84538, RTV, Norvir, Norvir Softgel|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04121195||Recruiting||Drug: Dose escalation||HIV/AIDS|Tuberculosis||University of Liverpool|European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)|Joint Clinical Research Centre Kampala Uganda|University of Cape Town Cape Town South Africa|Infectious Diseases Institute Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala Uganda|University of Turin Turin Italy||October 30 2020||Phase 2|Phase 3|
|NCT04335123||Completed||Drug: Losartan||COVID-19||University of Kansas Medical Center||April 4 2020||Phase 1|
|NCT04307693||Terminated||Drug: Lopinavir/ritonavir|Drug: Hydroxychloroquine sulfate||COVID-19||Asan Medical Center||March 11 2020||Phase 2|
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