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- Fluorescence and analytical ultracentrifugation analyses of the interaction of the tyrosine kinase inhibitor, tyrphostin AG1478-mesylate, with albumin
- Clayton, Andrew H. A.; Perugini, Matthew A.; Weinstock, Janet; Rothacker, Julie; Watson, Keith G.; Burgess, Antony W.; Nice, Edouard C.
- Quantifying the interaction of drugs with carrier proteins in plasma is of importance for understanding effective drug delivery to disease-affected tissues. In this study, we employed analytical ultracentrifugation and steady-state fluorescence spectroscopy to characterize the interaction of a potential new anticancer drug, AG1478-mesylate, with plasma proteins in a suspension of normal serum albumin (NSA). We found that mesylate salt of AG1478, an epidermal growth factor receptor kinase inhibitor, sediments in 0.1%(w/v) NSA as a complex with a sedimentation coefficient of 3.8 S. This is consistent with the size of human serum albumin. This interaction was quantitated by meniscus depletion sedimentation and fluorescence titration analyses. AG1478-mesylate binds to albumin with an apparent single-site affinity (Kd) of 120 μM. In this article, we show that the cyclodextrin carrier molecule, Captisol, increases the apparent affinity of the hydrophobic AG1478-mesylate for albumin (Kd = 4-6 μM), and we propose that the AG1478-mesylate-Captisol (1:1) complex binds to albumin with at least 10-fold higher affinity than does AG1478-mesylate ligand alone. A fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl-sulfonic acid (FMS) derivative of the 6-aminoquinazoline analog of AG1478, which was designed to have improved serum-binding properties, was shown by fluorescence analysis to bind with approximately 100-fold greater affinity than the parent compound. This has significant implications in the effective delivery of therapeutic agents in vivo.
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- Journal article
- Analytical Biochemistry, Vol. 342, no. 2 (Jul 2005), pp. 292-299
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- FOR Code(s)
- 0301 Analytical Chemistry; 0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology
- AG1478; Analytical ultracentrifugation; Drug binding; Fluorescence; Tyrosine kinase inhibitor; Tyrphostin
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- Copyright © 2005 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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