ADAM8 | M12: Astacin/Adamalysin | IUPHAR Guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY

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Target id: 1656

Nomenclature: ADAM8

Family: M12: Astacin/Adamalysin

Annotation status:  image of a grey circle Awaiting annotation/under development. Please contact us if you can help with annotation.  » Email us

   GtoImmuPdb view: ON :     ADAM8 has curated data in GtoImmuPdb

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 824 10q26.3 ADAM8 ADAM metallopeptidase domain 8
Mouse - 726 7 F3-F5 Adam8 a disintegrin and metallopeptidase domain 8
Rat - - 1q41 Adam8 ADAM metallopeptidase domain 8
Previous and Unofficial Names
Cell surface antigen MS2 | a disintegrin and metalloproteinase domain 8 | ADAM metallopeptidase domain 8 | CD156a
Database Links
Specialist databases
MEROPS M12.208 (Hs)
Other databases
ChEMBL Target
Ensembl Gene
Entrez Gene
Human Protein Atlas
KEGG Enzyme
RefSeq Nucleotide
RefSeq Protein
Enzyme Reaction
EC Number: 3.4.24.-

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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
INCB3619 Hs Inhibition 6.0 pIC50 1
pIC50 6.0 (IC50 1x10-6 M) [1]


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1. Georgiadis D, Yiotakis A. (2008) Specific targeting of metzincin family members with small-molecule inhibitors: progress toward a multifarious challenge. Bioorg. Med. Chem., 16 (19): 8781-94. [PMID:18790648]

2. Matsuno O, Miyazaki E, Nureki S, Ueno T, Kumamoto T, Higuchi Y. (2006) Role of ADAM8 in experimental asthma. Immunol. Lett., 102 (1): 67-73. [PMID:16154205]

3. Paulissen G, Rocks N, Gu├ęders MM, Bedoret D, Crahay C, Quesada-Calvo F, Hacha J, Bekaert S, Desmet C, Foidart JM et al.. (2011) ADAM-8, a metalloproteinase, drives acute allergen-induced airway inflammation. Eur. J. Immunol., 41 (2): 380-91. [PMID:21268008]

4. Zarbock A, Rossaint J. (2011) Regulating inflammation: ADAM8--a new player in the game. Eur. J. Immunol., 41 (12): 3419-22. [PMID:22125009]

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M12: Astacin/Adamalysin: ADAM8. Last modified on 31/01/2017. Accessed on 20/01/2019. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,