Glycomimetic Library

Specially synthesized set of compounds able to mimic glycosides and their interaction with proteins

2 718 compounds

The main emphasis of library design was made on drug-like compounds enriched with H-bond donors (possess at least two H-bond donors) and bearing nature-like Fsp3–rich scaffolds with diverse spatial orientation of H-bond donors and different 3D-shapes. We suppose the library application would identify new attractive chemotypes which correspond to drug-/lead-like criteria and on the other hand participate in key interactions similar to glycoside binding in the active site of the targets.

Library design

  • Privileged core fragments and side chain functionalities:
    • cyclic amino alcohols, cyclic glycols
    • O,N-containing aliphatic rings
    • polyalcohols
  • Nature-likeness scoring algorithm: Taverna 2.5 workbench, similarity to available NP databases
  • MedChem structural filters, removal of common and trivial chemotypes: PAINS, REOS, Elli Lily rules and strict Enamine filters

Training set of known glycosides was collected from the public available e-databases, scientific literature and evaluated to define the optimal range of molecular parameters.

Examples of the molecules in the library

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