• Muhammad Andre Reynaldi Department of Pharmaceutics, Tanjungpura University, Pontianak, Indonesia
  • Hafrizal Riza Department of Pharmaceutics, Tanjungpura University, Pontianak, Indonesia
  • Sri Luliana Department of Pharmaceutics, Tanjungpura University, Pontianak, Indonesia


Objective: Allicin is a potential type 2 antidiabetic. Sulfonylurea receptor 1 (SUR1), nikotinamida adina dinukleotida dehydrogenase (Complex 1) and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors gamma (PPARγ) are known as important receptors responsible in insulin resistance This study aimed to determine the physicochemical properties, and the affinity of allicin on SUR1, Complex 1 and PPARγ receptors based on the binding energy and the type of interaction.

Methods: The physicochemical properties of allicin were analyzed using ChemOffice, and the binding energy and type of interaction were analyzed using the docking method with Autodock Vina.

Results: The results from the analysis showed allicin has log p (logarithmic partition) 1.35, massa relativity (mr) 162.26 g/mol, and the binding energy of allicin on SUR1, Complex 1 and PPARγ are respectively-4.0;-3.0; and-4.1 kcal/mol. The type of interaction between allicin and receptors is van der waals.

Conclusion: Allicin has good permeability and has the potential to bind to SUR1, Complex 1 and PPARγ receptors contributing to the activity of allicin as antidiabetic.

Keywords: Allicin, SUR1, Complex 1, PPARγ, Autodock Vina


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Reynaldi, M. A., H. Riza, and S. Luliana. “DOCKING STUDY OF ALLICIN WITH SULFONYLUREA RECEPTOR 1, COMPLEX 1 AND PPARγ RECEPTOR ON INSULIN RESISTANCE”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 10, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 130-3, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2018v10i10.28105.
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