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Definition:An equimolar mixture of the 9-methyl ester and 13-methyl ester of trans-(+-)-18-ethenyl-4,4a-dihydro-3,4-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-4a,8,14,19-tetramethyl-23H,25H-benzo[b]porphine-9,13-dipropanoic acid. It is used as a photosensitizer in photodynamic therapy to eliminate the abnormal blood vessels in the eye associated with neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration. Verteporfin accumulates in these abnormal blood vessels and, when activated by red (693 nm) laser light in the presence of oxygen, produces highly reactive short-lived singlet oxygen and other reactive oxygen radicals, resulting in local damage to the endothelium and blockage of the vessels.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Visudyne;   trans-18-ethenyl-4,4a-dihydro-3,4-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-4a,8,14,19-tetramethyl-23H,25H-benzo[b]porphine-9,13-dipropanoic acid monomethyl ester;   trans-18-ethenyl-4,4a-dihydro-3,4-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-4a,8,14,19-tetramethyl-23H,25H-benzo[b]porphine-9,13-dipropionic acid monomethyl ester
 xref: CAS:129497-78-5 "ChemIDplus";   CAS:129497-78-5 "KEGG DRUG";   DrugBank:DB00460;   KEGG:D01162
 xref_mesh: MESH:C098350
 xref: PMID:25494214 "Europe PMC";   PMID:26361148 "Europe PMC";   PMID:26443705 "Europe PMC";   Reaxys:13501128 "Reaxys";   Reaxys:13501141 "Reaxys"

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Ankrd1 ankyrin repeat domain 1 JBrowse link 1 254,726,985 254,745,673 RGD:6480464
G Birc5 baculoviral IAP repeat-containing 5 JBrowse link 10 106,856,097 106,864,419 RGD:6480464
G Ccn1 cellular communication network factor 1 JBrowse link 2 251,529,354 251,532,312 RGD:6480464
G Ccn2 cellular communication network factor 2 JBrowse link 1 21,851,657 21,854,773 RGD:6480464
G Ccna2 cyclin A2 JBrowse link 2 123,274,727 123,282,266 RGD:6480464
G Ccnb1 cyclin B1 JBrowse link 2 30,782,133 30,791,106 RGD:6480464
G Cyp2b1 cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily b, polypeptide 1 JBrowse link 7 99,142,431 99,183,540 RGD:6480464
G Cyp2c24 cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily c, polypeptide 24 JBrowse link 1 258,074,797 258,139,176 RGD:6480464
G Hmox1 heme oxygenase 1 JBrowse link 19 14,508,634 14,515,455 RGD:6480464
G Mcm2 minichromosome maintenance complex component 2 JBrowse link 4 120,825,699 120,840,221 RGD:6480464
G Tead1 TEA domain transcription factor 1 JBrowse link 1 177,495,500 177,714,795 RGD:6480464
G Yap1 yes-associated protein 1 JBrowse link 8 6,133,014 6,204,240 RGD:6480464

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  CHEBI ontology 19669
    chemical entity 19667
      chemical substance 10725
        mixture 9929
          verteporfin 12
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  CHEBI ontology 19669
    subatomic particle 19665
      composite particle 19665
        hadron 19665
          baryon 19665
            nucleon 19665
              atomic nucleus 19665
                atom 19665
                  main group element atom 19545
                    p-block element atom 19545
                      carbon group element atom 19428
                        carbon atom 19420
                          organic molecular entity 19420
                            organic molecule 19343
                              organic cyclic compound 19093
                                organic heterocyclic compound 18157
                                  organonitrogen heterocyclic compound 16961
                                    polypyrrole 590
                                      tetrapyrrole 478
                                        cyclic tetrapyrrole 347
                                          porphyrins 328
                                            beta-substituted porphyrin 12
                                              (2R,2(1)S)-2(1),2(2)-dicarboxy-8-ethenyl-2,7,12,18-tetramethyl-2,2(1)-dihydrobenzo[b]porphyrin-13,17-dipropanoic acid 12
                                                (2R,2(1)S)-8-ethenyl-2(1),2(2)-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-17-(3-methoxy-3-oxopropyl)-2,7,12,18-tetramethyl-2,2(1)-dihydrobenzo[b]porphyrin-13-propanoic acid 12
                                                  verteporfin 12
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