Research programme: antibacterials - Novartis

Drug Profile

Research programme: antibacterials - Novartis

Alternative Names: CHIR 281; CHIR 380; CHIR 443; CHIR 530; CHIR 787; CHIR 988; EF-Tu inhibitors - Novartis; GE2270A; GINA-220; GINA-301; N'-p-octyloxybenzyl-L-alanyl-vancomycin; N'-p-octyloxybenzylglycyl-vancomycin; prokaryotic elongation factor Tu inhibitors - Novartis

Latest Information Update: 05 Apr 2011

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Heterocyclic acids; Ketolides
  • Mechanism of Action Peptide elongation factor Tu inhibitors; Protein synthesis inhibitors; Undecaprenyl pyrophosphate synthetase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Bacterial infections

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Mar 2011 Preclinical development is ongoing in the US
  • 26 Mar 2009 This programme is still in active development
  • 20 Apr 2006 Chiron Corporation has been acquired and merged into Novartis
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