Characterization of the two major CYP450 metabolites of ozonide (1,2,4-trioxolane) OZ277

Lin Zhou, André Alker, Armin Ruf, Xiaofang Wang, Francis C.K. Chiu, Julia Morizzi, Susan A. Charman, William N. Charman, Christian Scheurer, Sergio Wittlin, Yuxiang Dong, Daniel Hunziker, Jonathan L. Vennerstrom

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The antimalarial synthetic ozonide OZ277 (RBx11160) was hydroxylated by human liver microsomes at the distal bridgehead carbon atoms of the spiroadamantane substructure to form two carbinol metabolites devoid of antimalarial activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1555-1558
Number of pages4
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008


  • 1,2,4-Trioxolane
  • Antimalarial
  • CYP450
  • Ozonide
  • Synthetic peroxide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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