GtoPdb Ligand ID: 10173

Synonyms: sulphadoxine
sulfadoxine is an approved drug (FDA (1981) in combination with pyrimethamine)
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Sulfadoxine is a sulfonamide containing compound with antimalarial activity. It is used in the treatment of malaria as a combination therapy.

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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 6
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 5
Topological polar surface area 124.81
Molecular weight 310.07
XLogP 0.62
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
Canonical SMILES COc1c(OC)ncnc1NS(=O)(=O)c1ccc(cc1)N
Isomeric SMILES COc1c(OC)ncnc1NS(=O)(=O)c1ccc(cc1)N
InChI InChI=1S/C12H14N4O4S/c1-19-10-11(14-7-15-12(10)20-2)16-21(17,18)9-5-3-8(13)4-6-9/h3-7H,13H2,1-2H3,(H,14,15,16)
1. Wang P, Read M, Sims PF, Hyde JE. (1997)
Sulfadoxine resistance in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum is determined by mutations in dihydropteroate synthetase and an additional factor associated with folate utilization.
Mol. Microbiol., 23 (5): 979-86. [PMID:9076734]
2. (2015)
Treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.  In  Guidelines for the Treatment of Malaria. Third edition. (World Health Organization) . [PMID:26020088] [ISBN:9789241549127]