Chemical Name: 4-[[4-[(Aminoiminomethyl)amino]benzoyl]oxy]benzeneacetic acid 2-(dimethylamino)-2-oxoethyl ester methanesulfonate
Biological ActivityCamostat mesylate is an orally active protease inhibitor. Inhibits trypsin and various inflammatory proteases including plasmin, kallikrein and thrombin. Suppresses pancreatitis-induced pain in rats following oral administration. Also inhibits transmembrane serine protease TMPRSS2 and partially blocks entry of SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) into lung cells in vitro.
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Gabexate and camostat, synthetic proteinase inhibitors, as direct inducing factors of water and bicarbonate secretion in the isolated and blood-perfused dog pancreas.
Horiuchi et al.
The proteinase inhibitor camostat mesilate suppresses pancreatic pain in rodents.
Ishikura et al.
Life Sci., 2007;80:1999
SARS-CoV-2 cell entry depends on ACE2 and TMPRSS2 and is blocked by a clinically-proven protease inhibitor.
Hoffmann et al.
Citations for Camostat mesylate
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Spike Protein Is Not Activated Directly by Cellular Furin during Viral Entry into Target Cells.
Authors: Matsuyama Et al.
J Virol 2018;92
Clinical Isolates of Human Coronavirus 229E Bypass the Endosome for Cell Entry.
Authors: Shirato Et al.
J Virol 2017;91
TMPRSS2 activates the human coronavirus 229E for cathepsin-independent host cell entry and is expressed in viral target cells in the respiratory epithelium.
Authors: Bertram Et al.
J Virol 2013;87:6150
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection mediated by the transmembrane serine protease TMPRSS2.
Authors: Shirato Et al.
J Virol 2013;87:12552
Plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI)-1 suppresses inhibition of gastric emptying by cholecystokinin (CCK) in mice.
Authors: Gamble Et al.
Simultaneous treatment of human bronchial epithelial cells with serine and cysteine protease inhibitors prevents severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus entry.
Authors: Kawase Et al.
J Virol 2012;86:6537
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Used in cell culture to compare with nanocamostat. Need to run qPCR for final outcome.