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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 2413

Nomenclature: renin

Family: A1: Pepsin

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 406 1q32.1 REN renin
Mouse - 402 1 57.91 cM Ren1 renin 1 structural
Rat - 402 13q13 Ren renin
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
angiotensinogenase | aspartyl-protease | kidney renin | Ren1 | Ren-A | RENAA | renin b | Rnr
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MEROPS A01.007 (Hs)
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
sitokiren Small molecule or natural product Hs Inhibition 9.4 pIC50 1
pIC50 9.4 (IC50 4x10-10 M) [1]
Description: Inhibition of recombinant human renin in vitro
aliskiren Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Primary target of this compound Ligand has a PDB structure Hs Inhibition 9.2 pIC50 2
pIC50 9.2 (IC50 6x10-10 M) [2]
Clinically-Relevant Mutations and Pathophysiology Click here for help
Disease:  Hyperuricemic nephropathy, familial juvenile 2; HNFJ2
Synonyms: Familial juvenile hyperuricemic nephropathy [Disease Ontology: DOID:0060062]
Hyperuricemia - anemia - renal failure [Orphanet: ORPHA217330]
Disease Ontology: DOID:0060062
OMIM: 613092
Orphanet: ORPHA217330
Disease:  Renal tubular dysgenesis
OMIM: 267430
Orphanet: ORPHA97369
General Comments
Cleaves the precursor angiotensinogen to generate angiotensin I.


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1. Iijima D, Sugama H, Takahashi Y, Hirai M, Togashi Y, Xie J, Shen J, Ke Y, Akatsuka H, Kawaguchi T et al.. (2022) Discovery of SPH3127: A Novel, Highly Potent, and Orally Active Direct Renin Inhibitor. J Med Chem, 65 (16): 10882-10897. [PMID:35939295]

2. Wuerzner G, Azizi M. (2008) Renin inhibition with aliskiren. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol, 35 (4): 426-30. [PMID:18307734]

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A1: Pepsin: renin. Last modified on 27/09/2022. Accessed on 23/04/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,