AM-679 (FLAP inhibitor)

AM-679 (FLAP inhibitor)
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C40H44N4O5S
Molar mass 692.864 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

AM-679 is a drug which acts as a selective inhibitor of 5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein (FLAP). This protein is involved in the production of cysteinyl leukotrienes which are involved in inflammation, and AM-679 has anti-inflammatory effects in animal studies.[1][2]


  1. Stock N, Baccei C, Bain G, Broadhead A, Chapman C, Darlington J, King C, Lee C, Li Y, Lorrain DS, Prodanovich P, Rong H, Santini A, Zunic J, Evans JF, Hutchinson JH, Prasit P (January 2010). "5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein inhibitors. Part 2: 3-{5-((S)-1-Acetyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-indol-2-ylmethoxy)-3-tert-butylsulfanyl-1-[4-(5-methoxy-pyrimidin-2-yl)-benzyl]-1H-indol-2-yl}-2,2-dimethyl-propionic acid (AM679)--a potent FLAP inhibitor". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 20 (1): 213–7. doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2009.10.131. PMID 19914828.
  2. Musiyenko, A.; Correa, L.; Stock, N.; Hutchinson, J. H.; Lorrain, D. S.; Bain, G.; Evans, J. F.; Barik, S. (2009). "A Novel 5-Lipoxygenase-Activating Protein Inhibitor, AM679, Reduces Inflammation in the Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Infected Mouse Eye". Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16 (11): 1654–9. doi:10.1128/CVI.00220-09. PMC 2772391. PMID 19759251.
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