defibrotide

Ligand id: 9087

Name: defibrotide

Classification
Compound class Natural product or derivative
Approved drug? Yes (source: EMA (2013), FDA (2016))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
4876 defibrotide
Synonyms
Defitelio®
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Comments
Defibrotide is a deoxyribonucleic acid derivative (single-stranded) purified from bovine lung. It has anticoagulant activity. Defibrotide is administered as defibrotide sodium. As this is a natural extract, its composition is not fully resolved, so no chemical structure is provided.