Anna Pratsinis
University of Basel
ProdrugNon-competitive inhibitionReceptorChemistryIn vitroIn vivoEx vivoLipopeptideHorseradish peroxidaseBiochemistry
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Recently, a lipopeptide derived from the hepatitis B virus (HBV) large surface protein has been developed as an HBV entry inhibitor. This lipopeptide, called MyrcludexB (MyrB), selectively binds to the sodium taurocholate cotransporting polypeptide (NTCP) on the basolateral membrane of hepatocytes. Here, the feasibility of coupling therapeutic enzymes to MyrB was investigated for the development of enzyme delivery strategies. Hepatotropic targeting shall enable enzyme prodrug therapies and detox...