Highly potent and selective renin inhibitor (IC50
= 0.47 nM). Displays >1000-fold selectivity over related and unrelated off-targets. Blocks renin-stimulated ERK1/2 phosphorylation in vascular smooth muscle cells. Exhibits a different mode of action to aliskiren
(Cat. No. 5491).
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Discovery of VTP-27999, an alkyl amine renin inhibitor with potential for clinical utility.
Jia et al.
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 2011;2:747
Renin inhibitor VTP-27999 differs from aliskiren: focus on their intracellular accumulation and the (pro)renin receptor.
Lu et al.