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MedKoo CAT#: 203500

CAS#: 879085-55-9

Description: Vismodegib, also known as GDC-0449 or RG3616, is a hedgehog antagonist, is also a n orally bioavailable small molecule with potential antineoplastic activity. Hedgehog antagonist GDC-0449 targets the Hedgehog signaling pathway, blocking the activities of the Hedgehog-ligand cell surface receptors PTCH and/or SMO and suppressing Hedgehog signaling.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
500mg USD 150 Same day
1g USD 250 Same day
2g USD 450 Same day
5g USD 950 Same day
10g USD 1750 2 weeks
20g USD 3250 2 weeks
50g USD 7450 2 weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-08-15. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Vismodegib, purity > 98%, is in stock. The same day shipping after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 203500
Name: Vismodegib
CAS#: 879085-55-9
Chemical Formula: C19H14Cl2N2O3S
Exact Mass: 420.01022
Molecular Weight: 421.3
Elemental Analysis: C, 54.17; H, 3.35; Cl, 16.83; N, 6.65; O, 11.39; S, 7.61

Synonym: GDC0449, GDC 0449, GDC-0449, RG3616, RG 3616, RG-3616, Vismodegib, Erivedge

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-chloro-N-(4-chloro-3-(pyridin-2-yl)phenyl)-4-(methylsulfonyl)benzamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C19H14Cl2N2O3S/c1-27(25,26)13-6-7-14(17(21)11-13)19(24)23-12-5-8-16(20)15(10-12)18-4-2-3-9-22-18/h2-11H,1H3,(H,23,24)

SMILES Code: O=C(NC1=CC=C(Cl)C(C2=NC=CC=C2)=C1)C3=CC=C(S(=O)(C)=O)C=C3Cl

Technical Data

White solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Certificate of Analysis:

Safety Data Sheet (SDS):

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code:

Additional Information

The Hedgehog signaling pathway plays an important role in tissue growth and repair; aberrant constitutive activation of Hedgehog pathway signaling and uncontrolled cellular proliferation may be associated with mutations in the Hedgehog-ligand cell surface receptors PTCH and SMO.


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2: Dubey AK, Dubey S, Handu SS, Qazi MA. Vismodegib: the first drug approved for advanced and metastatic basal cell carcinoma. J Postgrad Med. 2013 Jan-Mar;59(1):48-50. Review. PubMed PMID: 23525058.

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6: De Smaele E, Ferretti E, Gulino A. Vismodegib, a small-molecule inhibitor of the hedgehog pathway for the treatment of advanced cancers. Curr Opin Investig Drugs. 2010 Jun;11(6):707-18. Review. PubMed PMID: 20496266.