- Appearance:White powder
- Purity:>98% (HPLC)
Pharmacology: Itraconazole inhibits the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol via inhibition of the 14-α demethylase, a cytochrome P-450 enzyme1.
Clinically useful antifungal agent. It inhibits the proliferation of glioblastoma cells in vitro and in vivo by inducing autophagic progression
via inhibiting the trafficking of cholesterol from late endosomes and lysosomes to the plasma membrane2.
Inhibits the hedgehog pathway by binding to Smoothened (SMO) via a mechanism distinct from that of cyclopamine3 .
Inhibits angiogenesis via inhibiting the binding of VEGF to VEGFR24
1. H Vanden Bossche et al. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1993 37:2101
2. R Liu et al. Autophagy 2014 10:1241
3. J Kim et al. Cancer Cell 2010 17:388
4. BA Nacev et al. J. Biol. Chem. 2011 286:44045