- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Synonyms: GNF-Pf-4188 | TCMDC-125815
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: MMV008138 is a drug-like compound with antimalarial activity that was chosen as one of the chemotypes to be included in the MMV Malaria Box [2-3].
The 1R,3S enantiomer, represented by PubChem CID 987146, has the highest antimalarial potency [4-5].
The Malaria tab on this ligand page provides additional curator comments of relevance to the Guide to MALARIA PHARMACOLOGY.
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|Guide to Malaria Pharmacology Comments|
|A chemical rescue screen of compounds in the MMV Malaria Box identified MMV008138 as having specific activity against the P. falciparum apicoplast . A further study provided evidence that the mechanism of action of MMV008138 is by inhibition of IspD, an enzyme in the non-mevalonate (MEP) pathway of isoprenoid precursor biosynthesis .
Potential Target/Mechanism Of Action: Evidence from genetic and biochemical experiments identify PfIspD as the molecular target of MMV008138 .