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Plasmodium falciparum heme detoxification protein

Target id: 3079

Nomenclature: Plasmodium falciparum heme detoxification protein

Abbreviated Name: PfHDP

Family: Antimalarial targets

Annotation status:  image of a grey circle Awaiting annotation/under development. Please contact us if you can help with annotation.  » Email us

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Plasmodium falciparum 3D7 - 205 HDP heme detoxification protein
Previous and Unofficial Names
Plasmodium falciparum heme ligase
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Whole Organism Assay Data Linked to This Target
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Ligand Sp. Assay description Type Action Value Parameter Reference
compound 3a [PMID: 30344903] PfFCR3 Parasite growth inhibition assay - - 7.7 pIC50 2
pIC50 7.7 (IC50 2x10-8 M) Parasite lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) assay [2]
Lifecycle stages: Plasmodium asexual blood stage (erythrocytic merozoite, trophozoite, erythrocytic schizont)
compound 3a [PMID: 30344903] PfK1 Parasite growth inhibition assay - - 7.3 pIC50 2
pIC50 7.3 (IC50 4.5x10-8 M) Parasite lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) assay [2]
Lifecycle stages: Plasmodium asexual blood stage (erythrocytic merozoite, trophozoite, erythrocytic schizont)
Malaria Pharmacology Comments
Heme Detoxification Protein (HDP) appears to be unique to Plasmodium but is highly conserved across this genus [1].

References

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1. Jani D, Nagarkatti R, Beatty W, Angel R, Slebodnick C, Andersen J, Kumar S, Rathore D. (2008) HDP-a novel heme detoxification protein from the malaria parasite. PLoS Pathog., 4 (4): e1000053. [PMID:18437218]

2. Sakata Y, Yabunaka K, Kobayashi Y, Omiya H, Umezawa N, Kim HS, Wataya Y, Tomita Y, Hisamatsu Y, Kato N et al.. (2018) Potent Antimalarial Activity of Two Arenes Linked with Triamine Designed To Have Multiple Interactions with Heme. ACS Med Chem Lett, 9 (10): 980-985. [PMID:30344903]

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Antimalarial targets: Plasmodium falciparum heme detoxification protein. Last modified on 26/03/2019. Accessed on 18/08/2019. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetomalariapharmacology.org/GRAC/ObjectDisplayForward?objectId=3079.