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Catalog No.S7775 Synonyms: PF 03491390, PF-03491390
CAS No. 254750-02-2
Emricasan (IDN-6556, PF 03491390, PF-03491390) is a potent irreversible pan-caspase inhibitor. Emricasan is an inhibitor of Zika virus infection.
Selleck's Emricasan (IDN-6556) has been cited by 15 publications
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|Description||Emricasan (IDN-6556, PF 03491390, PF-03491390) is a potent irreversible pan-caspase inhibitor. Emricasan is an inhibitor of Zika virus infection.|
Emricasan, also called IDN-6556 or PF-03491390, is an inhibitor of activated caspases, and it has sub- to nanomolar activity in vitro. Emricasan shows neuroprotective activity for hNPCs but does not suppress ZIKV replication.
|In vivo||Emricasan decreases liver injury but not metabolic derangement in NASH. It also ameliorates inflammation. In the murine NASH model, stellate cell activation and hepatic fibrogenesis are attenuated by administration of the pan-caspase inhibitor Emricasan. Emricasan is currently being evaluated in phase 2 clinical trials for the reduction of hepatic injury and liver fibrosis caused by chronic HCV infection.|
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|Synonyms||PF 03491390, PF-03491390|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03205345||Unknown status||Drug: Emricasan (25 mg)|Drug: Emricasan (5 mg)|Drug: Placebo||Decompensated Cirrhosis||Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.||June 28 2017||Phase 2|
|NCT01653899||Completed||Drug: IDN-6556||Diabetes||University of Alberta|Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.||June 2012||Phase 1|Phase 2|
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