Molecular Docking for Chalcone Analogue Compounds as Inhibitor for Lung Cancer A549

  • Neni Frimayanti Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Farmasi Riau
  • Meiriza Djohari Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Farmasi Riau
  • Alifah Nurul Khusnah Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Farmasi Riau


Chalcones are compounds derived from nature, it is show the anticancer activity. The aim of this
study is to determine the binding free energy (affi nity) and interaction of chalcone derivatives as inhibitors for A549 lung cancer cells using 4HFZ protein as receptors. This study used 10 chalcone derivatives which were selected with three lowest IC50 values, fi ve medium IC50 values and two with higher IC50 values (i.e. more than 100 μg/mL) and 4HFZ protein was used as receptor. The structure of the chalcone derivative is transformed in 3D structure, then the docking process of chalcone compounds with amino acids on the MDM2 receptor (4HFZ) is carried out. The simulation results shown that data in the form of binding free energy value (kcal / mol) shown the stability of ligand interaction of chalcone compounds on amino acids on MDM2 receptors. The docking results shown that, compound 2 is able to bind strongly with MDM2 receptor (4HFZ) and it is also stable because it has a low binding-free energy value of -7.2 kcal / mol, with a RMSD value of 0,000. Construction of some hydrogen bonds is the same as active receptor (gefi tinib), they are Leu54 on the NH2.


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How to Cite
FRIMAYANTI, Neni; DJOHARI, Meiriza; KHUSNAH, Alifah Nurul. Molecular Docking for Chalcone Analogue Compounds as Inhibitor for Lung Cancer A549. JURNAL ILMU KEFARMASIAN INDONESIA, [S.l.], v. 19, n. 1, p. 87-95, apr. 2021. ISSN 2614-6495. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 june 2021. doi: