Crystal Structure Determination and Molecular Docking Studies of 4- (5-Phenyl Pyrazin-2-Yl)-4h-1,2,4 Triazole-3-Thiol with Focal Adhesion Kinase Inhibitors
K.S. Kiran1, 2, *, M.K. Kokila2, Guruprasad R3, Niranjan M.S4
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2016
First Page: 69
Last Page: 74
Publisher Id: CHEM-3-69
Article History:Received Date: 23/4/2015
Revision Received Date: 8/7/2016
Acceptance Date: 27/7/2016
Electronic publication date: 15/09/2016
Collection year: 2016
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The main objective of the present work is to determine crystal structure of the ligand by x-ray methods and to perform molecular docking studies of the ligand 4- Phenyl -5-Pyrazinyl-3-mercapto 1,2,4 Triazole with protein focal adhesion kinase (FAK) domain using the software, Autodock and pymol. Macromolecular modeling by docking studies provides the most detailed view possible of drug receptor interaction. It has created a new rational approach to drug design, where the structure of drug is designed, based on its fit to three dimensional structures of receptor site, rather than basing it on analogies to other active structures. The above titled compound is binding with FAK protein. This may act as inhibitor to FAK and can be used for anticancer therapy target.