Molecular Weight(MW): 422.91
Losartan is a selective, orally administered, nonpeptide blocker of angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor used to treat high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, and left ventricular enlargement.
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|Description||Losartan is a selective, orally administered, nonpeptide blocker of angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor used to treat high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, and left ventricular enlargement.|
In vitro, losartan competes with the binding of angiotensin II to AT1 receptors; the concentration that inhibits 50% of the binding of angiotensin II (IC50) is 20 nmol/L. Losartan increases AMPK phosphorylation in a time- and dose-dependent manner in VSMCs. It also increases ACC phosphorylation, a major downstream target protein in the AMPK signaling cascade, and LKB1 phosphorylation, which is an upstream kinase of AMPK. Losartan increases p53 and p21 expression in a time-dependent manner, whereas the levels of p27 are not changed. Losartan suppresses Ang II-induced Rb phosphorylation, as well as cyclin D and cyclin E expression which are required for cell cycle progression. The mechanism of growth suppression by losartan is therefore G0/G1 cell cycle arrest which is reversed by AMPK inhibition, such as compound C or AMPK siRNA, but not by apoptosis.
|In vivo||Losartan has a major active metabolite, EXP 3174. Administered intravenously, EXP3174 is 10 to 20 times more potent than losartan and has a longer duration of action than losartan. However, the oral bioavailability of EXP 3174 is very low. Losartan has a bioavailability of about 33%, the half-life averages 2 h (6-9 hours), and the rate of protein binding is 98.7% when dosed at 50-100 mg/d. Treatment with losartan ameliorates the loss in the number and function of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in hypertensive rats.|
|In vitro||DMSO||84 mg/mL (198.62 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03900793||Recruiting||Drug: Losartan|Drug: Sunitinib||Osteosarcoma||University of Colorado Denver|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||August 22 2019||Phase 1|
|NCT03632213||Recruiting||Drug: Losartan|Drug: Placebo||Mucopolysaccharidosis IV A|Mucopolysaccharidosis VI|Mucopolysaccharidoses|MPS IV A|MPS VI|MPS - Mucopolysaccharidosis|Morquio A Syndrome|Morquio Syndrome A|Morquio Syndrome||Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre|The Isaac Foundation||November 7 2018||Phase 2|
|NCT04081844||Completed||Drug: HCP1306|Drug: HGP0904|Drug: HGP0608||Healthy||Hanmi Pharmaceutical Company Limited||May 3 2018||Phase 1|
|NCT03459911||Completed||Drug: Cozaar 100mg Tablet|Drug: Losartan potassium 100mg||Healthy||Pharmtechnology LLC|Reliance Life Sciences Private Limited||February 16 2018||Phase 1|
|NCT03396523||Recruiting||Drug: Losartan|Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet||Healthy||University of Electronic Science and Technology of China||January 4 2018||Not Applicable|
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