LY2940680 is a Hedgehog inhibitor in clinical trials. LY2940680 binds to the Smo receptor and potently inhibits Hh signaling. LY2940680 inhibits cancer growth in cell lines containing a mutation in the gene encoding Smoothened that researchers had previously observed in patient with cancer who developed resistance to vismodegib. LY2940680 induces Caspase-3 activity and reduces proliferation by immunohistochemistry analysis of medulloblastoma tumors. LY2940680 is currently being tested in phase I trials for people with a range of solid tumors.
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|Animal A (mg/kg) = Animal B (mg/kg) multiplied by||Animal B Km|
|Animal A Km|
For example, to modify the dose of resveratrol used for a mouse (22.4 mg/kg) to a dose based on the BSA for a rat, multiply 22.4 mg/kg by the Km factor for a mouse and then divide by the Km factor for a rat. This calculation results in a rat equivalent dose for resveratrol of 11.2 mg/kg.
|Solubility||Ethanol 2 mg/mL|
Investigational Notch and Hedgehog inhibitors--therapies for cardiovascular disease.
Redmond EM, et al. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2011 Dec;20(12):1649-64. PMID: 22007748.
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