alexa Molecular docking dynamics studies of Aurora A kinase inhibitors.
Medicine

Medicine

Drug Designing: Open Access

Author(s): Talele TT, McLaughlin ML

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The binding modes of a known 1,4,5,6-tetrahydropyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrazole, quinazoline, pyrimidine and indolinone series of Aurora A kinase inhibitors have been studied using molecular docking and molecular dynamics (MD) simulations. Crystallographic bound compound 8 was precisely predicted by our docking procedure as evident from 0.43A root mean square (rms) deviations. In addition compound 25 (AZ_68) has been successfully cross-docked within the Aurora A kinase active site, which was pre-organized for inhibitor 8. We found four key sites (A: solvent-exposed front pocket, B: hinge region, C: selectivity pocket and D: solvent-exposed phosphate binding region) of the Aurora A kinase contributing towards the binding of these compounds. We suggest that the small hydrophobic substituents at C-6 position of pyrrolopyrazole nucleus (in compounds 1-8); C-6 and C-7 positions of the quinazoline moiety (in compounds 9-23); C-2 position of the quinazoline and C-4 position of the pyrimidine (in compound 25) could be more effective and selective through increased hydrophobic contacts and selectivity pocket interactions with these modifications of Aurora A kinase inhibitors. Five representative complexes were subjected to 1,000ps of MD simulation to determine the stability of the predicted binding conformations. The low value of the root mean square deviations (ranging from 0.725 to 1.820A) between the starting complex structure and the energy minimized final average complex structure suggests that the Glide Extra Precision (XP) derived docked complexes are in a state of near equilibrium. The structure-based drug design strategy described in this study will be highly useful for the development of new inhibitors with high potency and selectivity. This article was published in J Mol Graph Model and referenced in Drug Designing: Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords