- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Compound 24 is the lead identified in a medicinal chemistry study of the 6-Chloro-2-arylvinylquinolines, a noval class of small molecules with promising antimalarial activity .
The Malaria tab on this ligand page provides additional curator comments of relevance to the Guide to MALARIA PHARMACOLOGY.
|Guide to Malaria Pharmacology Comments|
|Compound 24 is a fast-acting antimalarial that targets the trophozoites (asexual blood stage) and also demontrates transmission blocking potential .
Potential Target/Mechanism Of Action: As the precise mechanism of action of compound 24 is not yet known, we do not have a molecular target for this compound.