High affinity and selective human neutrophil elastase 1 (HNE1) inhibitor (Ki
= 12 nM). Exhibits >100-fold less activity at other related proteases including trypsin, pancreatic elastase, collagenase and murine macrophage elastase. Inhibits HNE-induced lung hemorrhaging and suppresses leukocyte levels in an in vivo
model of COPD. Orally active.
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