Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CYC 202; R-roscovitine

Latest Information Update: 09 Jun 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Cedars-Sinai Health System; Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals; University Hospital, Brest; University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Class Antineoplastics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cell cycle protein inhibitors; Cyclin dependent kinase 9 inhibitors; Cyclin-dependent kinase 2 inhibitors; Cyclin-dependent kinase-activating kinase inhibitors; MCL1 protein inhibitors; MCL1 protein modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Cystic fibrosis; Nasopharyngeal cancer; Non-small cell lung cancer; Pituitary ACTH hypersecretion; Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Phase I Solid tumours
  • No development reported Breast cancer
  • Discontinued Glomerulonephritis; Haematological malignancies

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Jun 2016 Efficacy, adverse events and pharmacodynamics data from a phase I trial in Solid tumours presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-2016)
  • 29 Jun 2015 Seliciclib licensed to ManRos Therapeutics for development in Cystic fibrosis
  • 31 Mar 2015 Seliciclib is still in phase II trials for Non-small cell lung cancer and Nasopharyngeal cancer in USA and European Union
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