Mol Pharmacol 2016 May 25;89(5):593-605. Epub 2016 Feb 25.
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Horsham, West Sussex, UK (D.A.S., M.E.B., D.M.R., E.W., J.R., A.M., S.W., D.A.S., G.D., S.J.C.); Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts (D.A.Sa., J.R.); Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland (C.B.); School of Life Sciences, Queen's Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK (D.A.Sy., S.J.C.)
Here we describe the pharmacologic properties of a series of clinically relevant chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecules expressed on T-helper type 2 (CRTh2) receptor antagonists, including fevipiprant (NVP-QAW039 or QAW039), which is currently in development for the treatment of allergic diseases. [(3)H]-QAW039 displayed high affinity for the human CRTh2 receptor (1.14 ± 0. Read More