Category: Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

IPI-9119 is an Orally Active, Selective and Irreversible FASN Inhibitor

Fatty acid synthase (FASN) is a multi-enzyme protein that catalyzes the synthesis of fatty acids. Its main function is to catalyze the synthesis of palmitate (C16:0) from acetyl CoA and malonyl COA in the presence of NADPH. Specifically, FASN is a key enzyme responsible for the synthesis of fatty...

Y06137 is a Selective BET Inhibitor for Treatment of CRPC

Prostate cancer arises as an androgen driven disease. Therefore the mainstay of systemic therapy for patients with advanced disease is androgen deprivation therapy. Despite of significant responses, nearly all patients ultimately progress and castration resistance ensues. Castration resistant prostate cancer therefore represents a stage in the continuum of the...