OBO ID: CHEBI:63115
Term Name: fingolimod Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-amino-2-[2-(4-octylphenyl)ethyl]propane-1,3-diol
  • fingolimod
  • fingolimodum
  • FTY720
Definition: An aminodiol that consists of propane-1,3-diol having amino and 2-(4-octylphenyl)ethyl substituents at the 2-position. It is a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator used for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. A prodrug, fingolimod is phosphorylated by sphingosine kinase to active metabolite fingolimod-phosphate, a structural analogue of sphingosine 1-phosphate.
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Ontology: Chebi
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