Molecular docking studies of quercetin and its analogues against human inducible nitric oxide synthase
作者: Salam Pradeep SinghBolin Kumar Konwar
作者单位: 1Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University
刊名: SpringerPlus, 2012, Vol.1 (1), pp.1-10
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1186/2193-1801-1-69
关键词: Inducible iNOSMolecular dockingMolecular modificationCancerAnalogues
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Nitric oxide synthases (NOS) catalyze to produce nitric oxide (NO) from L-arginine. The isoform of NOS i.e. inducible nitric oxide synthases (iNOS) expression is observed in various human malignant tumors such as breast, lung, prostate and bladder, colorectal cancer, and malignant melanoma. Also an increased level of iNOS expression and activity has been found in the tumor cells of gynecological malignancies, stroma of breast cancer and tumor cells of head and neck cancer. Because of its importance in causing tumors and cancer, iNOS enzyme has become a new target in finding novel inhibitors as anti cancer agents. The present work focuses on the molecular docking analysis of quercetin and its analogues against iNOS enzyme. Earlier there are reports of quercetin inhibiting iNOS...
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  • synthase 合酶
  • docking 靠泊
  • quercetin 槲皮苷
  • nitric 氮的
  • against 反对
  • inducible 可归纳的
  • human 人的
  • oxide 氧化物