NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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brepocitinib
An orally available, selective inhibitor of non-receptor tyrosine-protein kinase TYK2 (tyrosine kinase 2) and tyrosine-protein kinase JAK1 (Janus kinase 1; JAK1) with potential immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activities. Upon oral administration, brepocitinib selectively binds to and inhibits the activation of TYK2 and JAK1, thereby disrupting TYK2 and JAK-1-dependent cytokine signaling. This may reduce inflammatory responses and prevent inflammation-induced damage caused by certain immunological diseases. TYK2 and JAK-1 are members of the Janus kinase family of non-receptor tyrosine kinases and are involved in signaling pathways affecting hematopoiesis, immunity and inflammation. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:TYK2/JAK1 inhibitor PF-06700841
UNII 3X8387Q25N
Code name:PF 06700841
PF06700841
PF-06700841
PF-841
Chemical structure:((S)-2,2-difluorocyclopropyl)((1 R,5 S)-3-(2-((1-methyl-1 H-pyrazol-4-yl)amino)pyrimidin-4-yl)-3,8-diazabicyclo[3.2.1]octan-8-yl)methanone