DB00788 : naproxen

Approved drug naproxen ... 2 targets DB00788

Generic name: naproxen PDB Het Group: NPS
8 structures in PDB
Brand name(s): aleve, anaprox, bonyl, dl naproxen, dl-naproxen, diocodal, dysmenalgit, ec-naprosyn, equiproxen, floginax, laraflex, laser, mnpa, naixan, naprelan, napren, naprium, naprius, naprosine, naprosyn, naprosyne, naproxen sodium, naprux, naxen, naxyn, niaxan, nycopren, panoxen, pranoxen, prexan, proxen, proxine, reuxen, veradol, xenar.
Formula: C14H14O3
IUPAC Formula: (2s)-2-(6-Methoxynaphthalen-2-Yl)propanoic acid
PDB name: (2s)-2-(6-Methoxynaphthalen-2-Yl)propanoic acid

There are 2 target proteins defined in DrugBank for this drug.
1 of these target proteins has one or more structures in the PDB.
There are 5 PDB structures containing the drug molecule bound to a protein that is not specified as a target.
KEGG drug
Ligand Expo


Target proteins

DrugBank drug Target 1:   UniProt id: P35354 (PGH2_HUMAN)  -  Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2
UniProt id: P35354    603 a.a.  
1v0x A     604 a.a. 603   Theor. model
There are no PDB entries containing naproxen bound to this target protein, although there is 1 entry of the target protein in the PDB (see above).
DrugBank drug Target 2:   UniProt id: P23219 (PGH1_HUMAN)  -  Prostaglandin G/H synthase 1
UniProt id: P23219    599 a.a.  
There are no structures of the target protein in the PDB (click icon on left for list of closest matches)

Key:    PfamA domain  PfamB domain  Secondary structure  Bound drug molecule


Other proteins with naproxen bound in the PDB

There are 5 "non-target" proteins in the PDB containing the naproxen molecule bound. That is, the UniProt code for the proteins is missing or does not match any of the drug targets listed above.

Protein 1:   UniProt id: G1U9S2 ()  -  Serum albumin OS=Oryctolagus cuniculus GN=ALB PE=1 SV=1
UniProt id: G1U9S2    607 a.a.  
4po0 A   583 a.a. 583   X-ray 2.73 Å
The PDB contains 1 entry of naproxen bound to this protein
Protein 2:   UniProt id: P02769 ()  -  Serum albumin OS=Bos taurus GN=ALB PE=1 SV=4
UniProt id: P02769    606 a.a.  
4or0 A,B   582 a.a. 581   X-ray 2.58 Å
The PDB contains 1 entry of naproxen bound to this protein
Protein 3:   UniProt id: P24627 ()  -  Lactotransferrin OS=Bos taurus GN=LTF PE=1 SV=2
UniProt id: P24627    707 a.a.  
4fjp A   335 a.a. 333   X-ray 1.68 Å
The PDB contains 1 entry of naproxen bound to this protein
Protein 4:   UniProt id: P35747 ()  -  Serum albumin OS=Equus caballus GN=ALB PE=1 SV=1
UniProt id: P35747    606 a.a.  
4ot2 A   580 a.a. 580   X-ray 2.42 Å
The PDB contains 1 entry of naproxen bound to this protein
Protein 5:   UniProt id: Q05769 ()  -  Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2 OS=Mus musculus GN=Ptgs2 PE=1 SV=1
UniProt id: Q05769    603 a.a.  
3nt1 A,B   552 a.a. 552   X-ray 1.73 Å
The PDB contains 1 entry of naproxen bound to this protein

Key:    PfamA domain  Secondary structure  Bound drug molecule

The black crosses on the secondary structure diagrams indicate where the PDB and UniProt sequences differ.


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