Parkinson's disease

Anti-depression Compounds (Fri, 22 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This technology relates generally to compounds and methods for stimulating neurogenesis (e.g., post-natal neurogenesis, including post-natal hippocampal and hypothalamic neurogenesis) and/or protecting neuronal cell from cell death. Various compounds are disclosed herein. In vivo activity tests suggest that these compounds may have therapeutic benefits in neuropsychiatric and/or neurodegenerative diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, normal aging, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, stroke, radiation therapy, chronic stress, abuse of a neuro-active drug, retinal degeneration, spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, physiological weight loss associated with various conditions, as well as cognitive decline associated with normal aging, chemotherapy, and the like.</p>
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HETEROARYL AMIDES AS INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN AGGREGATION (Fri, 22 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to certain heteroaryl amide compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of using them, including methods for preventing, reversing, slowing, or inhibiting protein aggregation, and methods of treating diseases that are associated with protein aggregation, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease with dementia, fronto-temporal dementia, Huntington's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and multiple system atrophy, and cancer and melanoma.</p>
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NEUROPROTECTIVE POLYPHENOL ANALOGS (Fri, 22 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides neuroprotective polyphenol compounds, which can be synthetic analogs of fisetin, baicalein or chlorogenic acid, that maintain neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, glutathione promoting, and/or antioxidant properties. The neuroprotective polyphenol compounds are useful for promoting, enhancing and/or increasing neuron protection, growth and/or regeneration. The polyphenol compounds further find use for increasing and or maintaining intracellular glutathione (GSH) levels. The polyphenol compounds are also useful for treating, preventing, mitigating and/or delaying neurodegenerative conditions, including diabetes, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, non-Alzheimer's dementias, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury or ALS.</p>
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PRODUCTION METHOD OF THIAZOLE DERIVATIVE (Fri, 15 Jul 2016)
Provided is a production method of a thiazole derivative represented by the formula (I), which has an adenosine A2A receptor antagonistic action and is useful as a therapeutic agent for, for example, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorder, analgesic resistance to opioid, migraine, movement disorder, depression, anxiety disorder and the like. Also provided is a production method of a compound represented by the formula (C), which contains (i) a step of reacting a compound represented by the formula (A) and a compound represented by the formula (B), and the like: (wherein R1 represents furyl, R4, R5 and R6 are the same or different and each represents lower alkyl or aryl, R2 represents pyridyl or tetrahydropyranyl, and X1 represents halogen).
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GASTRIC RETENTIVE DOSAGE FORMS FOR EXTENDED RELEASE OF ACAMPROSATE INTO THE UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Gastric retentive dosage forms for sustained release of acamprosate are described which may allow once- or twice-daily dosing for both acute and long-term treatment of a disorder including alcohol dependence, tinnitus, sleep apnea, Parkinson's disease, levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Cortical spreading depression, migraine, schizophrenia, anxiety, tardive dyskinesia, spasticity, multiple sclerosis, various types pain, or binge eating. Methods of treatment using the dosage forms and methods of making the dosage forms are also described.</p>
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BIDENTATE-BINDING MODULATORS OF LRRK2 AND JNK KINASES (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Both JNK and LRRK2 are associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), myocardial infarction (MI), and other medical disorders. Here we report a reasonably selective and potent kinase inhibitors (e.g., compounds 6 and 10) that bound to both JNK and LRRK2 (a dual inhibitor). A bidentate-binding strategy that simultaneously utilized the ATP hinge binding and a unique protein surface site outside of the ATP pocket was applied to the design and identification of this kind of inhibitor. Compound 6 was a potent JNK3 and modest LRRK2 dual inhibitor with an enzyme IC50 value of 12 nM and 99 nM (LRRK2-G2019S), respectively. 6 also exhibited good cell potency, inhibited LRRK2:G2019S induced mitochondrial dysfunction in SHSY5Y cells, and was demonstrated to be reasonably selective against a panel of 116 kinases from representative kinase families.</p>
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COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS BACE INHIBITORS (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) and their pharmaceutical compositions. In addition, the present invention relates to therapeutic methods for the treatment and/or prevention of Aβ-related pathologies such as Down's syndrome, β-amyloid angiopathy such as but not limited to cerebral amyloid angiopathy or hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, disorders associated with cognitive impairment such as but not limited to MCI (“mild cognitive impairment”), Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, attention deficit symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia including dementia of mixed vascular and degenerative origin, pre-senile dementia, senile dementia and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy or cortical basal degeneration.</p>
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Aminopyridine Derived Compounds as LRRK2 Inhibitors (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to aminopyridine derived compounds of formula (A)</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.06mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20160184317A1-20160630-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 such a Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease or cancer.</p>
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CRYSTAL FORMS OF APOMORPHINE AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
The present invention provides solid crystalline forms of apomorphine free base or a hydrate, solvate, or co-crystals thereof. Such crystalline forms may be advantageous over amorphous forms of apomorphine, e.g., amorphous salt forms such as acid addition salts of apomorphine, because of their increased/greater stability and/or improved pharmacological properties, e.g., decreased adverse reactions at the site of administration. The invention further provides liquid formulations obtained by dissolving said crystalline forms of apomorphine in a solvent, as well as a method for treatment of a neurological or movement disorder, e.g., Parkinson's disease, or a condition associated therewith, by administration of said liquid formulations.
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COMPOUNDS FOR USE AS PAIN THERAPEUTICS (Fri, 01 Jul 2016)
This disclosure provides compounds and compositions for use as analgesics and for the treatment of one or more conditions selected from: pain; psychic pain; psychological pain; psychiatric pain; depression; allodynia; fibromyalgia; fibromyalgia-ness; central sensitization; centralization; regional pain syndrome; temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ); lower back pain; interstitial cystitis; Gulf War syndrome; visceral pain; phantom limb painj.kidney stones; gout; neuropathic pain; post-herpetic neuralgia; diabetic neuropathy; sickle cell pain; priapism; nociceptive pain; post-operative pain; orthopedic injury pain; bunionectomy; dental extraction; pain after severed spinal cord injury; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; Lyme disease; Parkinson's disease; opioid-induced constipation; an opioid withdrawal symptom; pain associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); and combinations of any of the foregoing conditions. This disclosure also provides compounds that are ligands, and in some embodiments, modulators (e.g., agonists), for the imidazoline receptor type 1.
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MAGNESIUM COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS (Fri, 24 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A composition for administration to a subject, such as oral administration to a subject, for example, has been provided. Such a composition may comprise at least one magnesium-counter ion compound. A magnesium-counter ion composition described herein may be useful for any of a variety of applications provided herein, such as maintaining, enhancing, and/or improving health, nutrition, and/or another condition of a subject, and/or cognitive, learning, and/or memory function. A magnesium-counter ion composition provided herein may be useful for administration to a subject presenting magnesium deficiency, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ALS, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, migraine, anxiety disorder, mood disorder, and/or hypertension. A kit, method, and other associated technology are also provided.</p>
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2,3,4,5-TETRAHYDROPYRIDIN-6-AMINE AND 3,4-DIHYDRO-2H-PYRROL-5-AMINE COMPOUND INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (Fri, 24 Jun 2016)
The present invention relates to 2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridin-6-amine and 3,4- dihydro-2H-pyrrol-5-amine compound inhibitors of beta-secretase having the structure shown in Formula (I), wherein the radicals are as defined in the specification. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia associated with beta- amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes or metabolic disorders.
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HETEROCYCLIC DERIVATIVES MODULATING ACTIVITY OF CERTAIN PROTEIN KINASES (Fri, 24 Jun 2016)
The present invention relates to novel heterocyclic derivatives having general formula (I) and their therapeutic use for diseases such as cancer, inflammation, pain, autoimmune diseases or neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease that can be treated by modulation of certain protein kinases. Compounds of formula (I) can be used for treatment of patients who do not respond to kinase inhibition therapy that comprises currently available medications.
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3-(6-ALKOXY-5-CHLOROBENZO[D]ISOXAZOL-3-YL)PROPANOIC ACID USEFUL AS KYNURENINE MONOOXYGENASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 24 Jun 2016)
Compound of formula (I) wherein R1 is heteroaryl either unsubstituted or substituted by methyl, ethyl, halo or =O; and R2 is H, methyl or ethyl; and salts thereof are KMO inhibitors and may be useful in the treatment of various disorders, for example acute pancreatitis, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney disewase, acute kidney injury, other conditions associated with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, spinocerebellar ataxias, Parkinson's disease, AIDS-dementia complex, HIV infection, amylotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), depression, schizophrenia, sepsis, cardiovascular shock, severe trauma, acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute cholecystitis, severe burns, pneumonia, extensive surgical procedures, ischemic bowel, severe acute hepatic disease, severe acute hepatic encephalopathy or acute renal failure.
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INHIBITORS OF HUMAN 12/15-LIPOXYGENASE (Fri, 17 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A systematic screening has revealed a family of compounds that exhibit inhibitory effects on 12/15-lipoxygenase. Accordingly, the present invention relates to the use of these compounds for the inhibition of 12/15-lipoxygenase and for the treatment of a condition involving 12/15-lipoxygenase. Exemplary conditions include, but are not limited to, stroke, periventricular leukomalacia, cardiac arrest with resuscitation, atherosclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and breast cancer.</p>
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KINETICS BIOMARKERS FOR NEURODEGENERATION (Fri, 17 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel diagnostic, prognostic, predictive and pharmacodynamic properties with regard to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and/or Parkinson's disease (PD) with and without dementia components. The methods described herein will prove very useful in the development of diagnostic as well as treatment strategies for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and/or Parkinson's disease (PD).</p>
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Pyrroloquinoline Derivatives as 5-HT6 Antagonists, Preparation Method and Use Thereof (Fri, 10 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention concerns pyrroloquinoline derivatives as antagonists of 5-HT6 receptors, to methods for the preparation of these compounds and to novel intermediates useful for their synthesis. The invention also relates to the uses of such compounds and compositions, particularly their use in administering them to patients to achieve a therapeutic effect in schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, maniac depression, epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorders, mood disorders, migraine, Alzheimer's disease, age related cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, panic attacks, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attention deficit disorder, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, withdrawal from abuse of cocaine, ethanol, nicotine or benzodiazepines, pain, obesity and type-2 diabetes, functional bowel disorder, Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The compounds have the general formula (XIV), wherein the symbols have the meanings given in the description.</p>
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GLYCINE TRANSPORTER INHIBITOR (Fri, 10 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides novel compounds of formula [I] or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="42.25mm" wi="76.28mm" file="US20160159814A1-20160609-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">which are useful in the prevention or treatment of diseases such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment, dementia, anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, specific phobias, acute stress disorder), depression, drug dependence, spasm, tremor, pain, Parkinson's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder, or sleep disorders, which is based on the glycine uptake-inhibiting action.</p>
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Compounds for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease (Fri, 10 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention is directed to the use of a compound of formula I, as defined herein, to a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; to a pharmaceutical composition containing a compound of formula I, and to a combination of a compound of formula I with a pharmacologically effective cholinesterase inhibitor to treat a mammal, including a human, for a disorder or condition selected from the list including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, non-Alzheimer's dementias and ALS.</p>
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ENGINEERED POLYPEPTIDES HAVING ENHANCED DURATION OF ACTION (Thu, 09 Jun 2016)
Compounds are provided having inter alia good duration of action, high potency and/or convenient dosing regimens including oral administration. The compounds are engineered polypeptides which incorporate an albumin binding domain in combination with one or more biologically active polypeptides. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treatment for diseases and disorders including obesity and overweight, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, Alzheimer's disease, fatty liver disease, short bowel syndrome, Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, and other and disorders of the central nervous system.
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GLYCOLIPIDS AS TREATMENT FOR DISEASE (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention provides compounds, compositions, and methods for treating a disorder selected from cancer, hyperinsulinemia, hypoglycemia, hyperinsulinemia with hypoglycemia, atypical Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, multiple systems atrophy, GM3 synthase deficiency, GM2 synthase deficiency or tauopathy.</p>
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PPAR-SPARING COMPOUNDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF METABOLIC DISEASES (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to hydroxamate compounds and pharmaceutical compositions that are useful for treating and/or preventing metabolic inflammation mediated diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, a neurodegenerative disorder (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, or Huntington's disease), or any combination thereof. Moreover, the present invention also provides methods of treatment for these diseases or disorders.</p>
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5,6-DIHYDRO-2H-[1,4]OXAZIN-3-YL-AMINE DERIVATIVES USEFUL AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydro-2H-[1,4]oxazin-3-ylamine derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, BACE1, Asp2, or memapsin2. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease and dementia associated with beta-amyloid.</p>
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NITROGEN-CONTAINING HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUND (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a compound having a cholinergic muscarinic M1 receptor positive allosteric modulator activity and useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, pain, sleep disorder, Parkinson's disease dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and the like.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I) or a salt thereof.</p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="41.66mm" wi="53.68mm" file="US20160152598A1-20160602-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000">wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof.</p>
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NITROGEN-CONTAINING HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUND (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a compound having a cholinergic muscarinic M1 receptor positive allosteric modulator activity and useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, pain, sleep disorder, Parkinson's disease dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and the like.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I) or a salt thereof.</p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="39.03mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20160152603A1-20160602-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000">wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof.</p>
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SUBSTITUTED BENZAMIDE DERIVATIVES AS IN VITRO MAO-B INHIBITORS (Fri, 03 Jun 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention relates to the use of substituted benzamide derivatives of Formula I: Wherein: A<sup>1 </sup>and A<sup>2 </sup>are —N or —CH, so that if A<sup>1 </sup>is —N, then A<sup>2 </sup>is —CH and If A<sup>2 </sup>is —N, then A<sup>1 </sup>is —CH; R is a hydrogen atom, or represents branched or unbranched —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>), —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, or R is a group wherein R<sup>3 </sup>and R<sup>4 </sup>both together or independently are halogen, hydroxyl, —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, —O—((C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>), —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen; R<sup>1 </sup>and R<sup>2 </sup>both together or independently are halogen, hydroxyl, —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, —(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>C)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, —O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>-C<sub>3</sub>), -0-(C<sub>1</sub>C<sub>3</sub>)—O—(C<sub>1</sub>C<sub>3</sub>), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, isomers or mixtures thereof as in vitro selective MAO-B inhibitors. The substituted benzamide derivatives of Formula I, their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, isomers or mixtures thereof are useful for the manufacture of a medicament for prevention and treatment of acute and chronic neurological disorders, cognitive and neurodegenerative diseases, more precisely for the manufacture of a medicament for prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease.</p>
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GLYCINE TRANSPORTER INHIBITOR (Thu, 02 Jun 2016)
The present invention provides novel compounds of formula [I] or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof: which are useful in the prevention or treatment of diseases such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment, dementia, anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, specific phobias, acute stress disorder), depression, drug dependence, spasm, tremor, pain, Parkinson's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder, or sleep disorders, which is based on the glycine uptake-inhibiting action.
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AMINOPYRAZINE COMPOUNDS WITH A2A ANTAGONIST PROPERTIES (Fri, 27 May 2016)
Disclosed are compounds of Formula A and Formula A-1, or a salt thereof, and pharmaceutical formulations (pharmaceutical compositions) comprising those compounds, or a salt thereof; wherein "R1", "RA-1", "R2", "R3", and "Het" are defined herein above, which compounds are believed suitable for use in selectively antagonizing the A2a receptors, for example, those found in high density in the basal ganglia. Such compounds and pharmaceutical formulations are believed to be useful in treatment or management of neurodegenerative diseases, for example, Parkinson's disease, or movement disorders arising from use of certain medications used in the treatment or management of Parkinson's disease.
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COMPOUNDS FOR USE AS IMAGING AGENTS (Fri, 20 May 2016)
The present invention describes the use of the Chinese medicinal compounds ginsenoside RB1, dihydromyricetin and salvianohc acid B, for use in diagnosing, monitoring and treating synucleinopathies, such as Parkinson's disease, in patients.
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SUBSTITUTED 3-ARYLSULFONYL-PYRAZOLO[1,5-A]PYRIMIDINES, SEROTONIN 5-HT6 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION AND USE THEREOFAND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION AND USE THEREOF (Thu, 19 May 2016)
The invention relates to the novel substituted 3-arylsulfonyl-pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines of the general formula 1, pharmaceutically acceptable salts and/or hydrates thereof, serotonin 5-HT 6 receptor antagonists and pharmaceutical compositions, and also to method for prophylaxis and treatment of various diseases of central nervous system at humans and warm-blooded animals pathogenesis of which is associated with serotonin 5-HT 6 receptors, in particular, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, schizophrenia, and other neurodegenerative diseases, cognitive disorders and obesity. In the general formula 1: wherein: X = S, SO or NH; R 1 represents hydrogen, optionally substituted C 1 -C 3 alkyl, cycloalkyl, adamantyl, aryl or heterocyclyl; R 2 represents hydrogen, halogen, optionally substituted C 1 -C 3 alkyl, substituted hydroxyl, aryldiazenyl or optionally substituted amino group; R 3 represents hydrogen, optionally substituted C 1 -C 3 alkyl, substituted hydroxyl, pyridyl or optionally substituted amino group, besides, in cases when X = S or X = NH, at least one of R 1 , R 2 or R 3 represent substituted C 1 -C 3 alkyl, cycloalkyl, adamantyl, aryl, heterocyclyl, halogen, substituted hydroxyl, optionally substituted amino group, aryldiazenyl, or at least two of R 1 , R 2 or R 3 represent hydrogen; R 4 represents C 1 -C 3 alkyl; R 5 represents hydrogen, one or two halogens, C 1 -C 3 alkyl or optionally substituted hydroxyl.
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SUBSTITUTED PYRAZOLO(1,5-A)PYRIMIDINES AND THEIR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF MEDICAL DISORDERS (Fri, 13 May 2016)
The invention provides substituted pyrazolo[l,5-a]pyrimidine and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted pyrazolo[l,5-a]pyrimidine compounds described herein include 5,7- dimethyl-N-phenylpyrazolo[l,5-a]pyrimidine-3-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
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SUBSTITUTED IMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRIMIDINES AND THEIR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF MEDICAL DISORDERS (Fri, 13 May 2016)
The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidines and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine compounds described herein include substituted 2,4-dimethyl-N-phenylimidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
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SUBSTITUTED PYRROLO[1,2-A]PYRIMIDINES AND THEIR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF MEDICAL DISORDERS (Fri, 13 May 2016)
The invention provides substituted pyrrolo[l,2-a]pyrimi dines and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidines compounds described herein include substituted 2,4-dimethyl-N-phenylpyrrolo[l,2-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
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GHRELIN SPLICE VARIANT FOR TREATING NEURONAL DAMAGE,NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE, PARKINSONS DISEASE, ALZHEIMERS DISEASE, AND/OR DEPRESSION (Fri, 06 May 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present disclosure relates, in one aspect, to use of ghrelin splice variant or an analogue thereof, or a ghrelin splice variant-like compound for the preparation of a medicament for one or more of: treatment and/or prevention of neuronal damage and/or neurodegeneration and, prophylaxis or treatment of neuronal damage and/or neurodegenerative disease, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, depression stimulation of neuronal activity. A further aspect relates to a number of new ghrelin splice variant-like compounds and uses thereof, as well as to pharmaceutical compositions and medical packaging comprising the new ghrelin splice variant-like compounds.</p>
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CONJUGATES OF POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS AND AMINE-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 06 May 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Novel chemical conjugates derived from unsaturated fatty acids and therapeutically active agents, are disclosed. The chemical conjugates are designed and characterized as COX-2 and/or 5-LOX inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases, dermatitis and disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, primary dysmenorrhea, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.</p>
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-5,6-DIHYDROIMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRAZIN-3(2H)-ONE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 29 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydroimidazo[1,5-a]pyrazin-3(2H)-one derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.</p>
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-5,6-DIHYDROIMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRAZINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 29 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydroimidazo[1,5-a]pyrazinyl derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.</p>
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CARBIDOPA AND L-DOPA PRODRUGS AND THEIR USE TO TREAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE (Fri, 29 Apr 2016)
The present disclosure relates to (a) carbidopa prodrugs, (b) pharmaceutical combinations and compositions comprising a carbidopa prodrug and/or an L-dopa prodrug, and (c) methods of treating Parkinson's disease and associated conditions comprising administering a carbidopa prodrug and an L-dopa prodrug to a subject with Parkinson's disease.
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DITERPENOID DERIVATIVES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF (Fri, 29 Apr 2016)
Provided herein are compounds of formula (I) and compositions containing the compounds. The compounds and compositions are useful in the methods of treating, amelioration or prophylaxix of diseases associated with Nrf2/ NF-κΒ pathways. The diseases associated include, but are not limited to a fibrotic disease such as lung fibrosis, liver fibrosis, kidney fibrosis, and scleroderma, or a neurodegenerative disease, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and Alzheimer's disease, and sickle cell disease.
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4-(5-(4-CHLOROPHENYL)-2-(2-CYCLOPROPYLACETYL)-1,4-DIMETHYL-1H-PYRROL-3-YL)BENZENESULFONAMIDE AS ALPHA 7 NACHR MODULATOR (Fri, 22 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Disclosed are an alpha 7 nAChR receptor modulator compound, 4-(5-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-(2-cyclopropylacetyl)-1,4-dimethyl-1H-pyrrol-3-yljbenzenesulfonamide, its tautomeric form, its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compound or a salt thereof, and a method of treating various diseases, disorders or conditions, for example, Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, senile dementia, vascular dementia, dementia of Parkinson's disease, and attention deficit disorder.</p>
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Carbidopa and L-Dopa Prodrugs and Methods of Use (Fri, 22 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present disclosure relates to (a) carbidopa prodrugs, (b) pharmaceutical combinations and compositions comprising a carbidopa prodrug and/or an L-dopa prodrug, and (c) methods of treating Parkinson's disease and associated conditions comprising administering a carbidopa prodrug and an L-dopa prodrug to a subject with Parkinson's disease.</p>
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FUMARATE COMPOUNDS, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS OF USE (Fri, 22 Apr 2016)
Monomethyl and monoethyl fumarate prodrugs, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the monomethyl and monoethyl fumarate prodrugs, and methods of using monomethyl and monoethyl fumarate prodrugs and pharmaceutical compositions for treating neurodegenerative, inflammatory, and autoimmune disorders including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, irritable bowel disorder, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are disclosed.
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GLYCINE TRANSPORTER INHIBITOR (Thu, 21 Apr 2016)
The present invention provides novel compounds of formula [IA] or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof: which are useful in the prevention or treatment of diseases such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment, dementia, anxiety disorders (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, specific phobias, acute stress disorder), depression, drug dependence, spasm, tremor, pain, Parkinson's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder, or sleep disorders, which is based on the glycine uptake-inhibiting action.
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PROGRANULIN FOR USE IN TREATING PARKINSON'S DISEASE OR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (Thu, 21 Apr 2016)
The invention relates to methods and compositions for treating a neurodegenerative disease. More particularly, the present invention is directed to methods of treatment of neurodegenerative diseases using progranulin and progranulin polypeptides, and methods of treatment of neurodegenerative diseases using effectors, or combinations of effectors, that modify progranulin expression.
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COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS BACE INHIBITORS (Fri, 15 Apr 2016)
The present application relates to compounds of formula (I), (la), or (lb) and their pharmaceutical compositions/preparations. This application further relates to methods of treating or preventing Αβ-related pathologies such as Down's syndrome, β- amyloid angiopathy such as but not limited to cerebral amyloid angiopathy or hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, disorders associated with cognitive impairment such as but not limited to MCI ("mild cognitive impairment"), Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, attention deficit symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia, including dementia of mixed vascular and degenerative origin, pre-senile dementia, senile dementia and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease.
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INDOLIN-2-ONE OR PYRROLO-PYRIDIN/PYRIMIDIN-2-ONE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 08 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is concerned with 2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-indoles of general formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="23.45mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20160095844A1-20160407-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000"> <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">Ar is a 6-membered heteroaryl group, containing one or two N-atoms, which are the groups, pyridinyl, pyrimidinyl, pyridazinyl, or a 5-membered heteroaryl group containing from 1 to 3 heteroatoms, selected from N, S or O, which groups are imidazolyl, 1,2,4-oxadiazolyl, 1,3,4-oxadazolyl, isoxazolyl, oxazolyl, 1,3,4-thiadiazolyl or pyrazolyl;</li> </ul> </li> <li id="ul0001-0002" num="0000">R<sup>1 </sup>is hydrogen, lower alkyl, halogen, amino, dimethylamino, cyano, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkyl substituted by hydroxy, CH(OH)CF<sub>3</sub>, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>-lower alkoxy, cycloalkyl optionally substituted by CF<sub>3</sub>, or heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted by lower alkyl;</li> <li id="ul0001-0003" num="0000">R<sup>2 </sup>is hydrogen, lower alkyl, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>-cycloalkyl, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>—O-cycloalkyl, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>-lower alkoxy, CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>-lower alkoxy substituted by halogen, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>-heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted by lower alkyl, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>—S(O)<sub>2</sub>-cycloalkyl, lower alkyl substituted by one or two hydroxy, lower alkyl substituted by one or two lower alkoxy, (CH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>o</sub>—S(O)<sub>2</sub>-lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen or CH<sub>2</sub>CH(OH)CF<sub>3</sub>;</li> <li id="ul0001-0004" num="0000">R<sup>3 </sup>is halogen or lower alkyl;</li> <li id="ul0001-0005" num="0000">X is CH or N;</li> <li id="ul0001-0006" num="0000">X<sup>1 </sup>is CH or N;</li> <li id="ul0001-0007" num="0000">n is 1 or 2;</li> <li id="ul0001-0008" num="0000">is 0, 1, 2 or 3;</li> <li id="ul0001-0009" num="0000">m is 0, 1 or 2;</li> <li id="ul0001-0010" num="0000">and the dotted line indicates a bond may or may not be present; or,</li> <li id="ul0001-0011" num="0000">a pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, with a racemic mixture, or with its corresponding enantiomer and/or optical isomer and/or stereoisomer thereof</li> </ul> </p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000">The compounds may be used for the treatment of certain central nervous system disorders which are positive (psychosis) and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, substance abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorders, cognitive impairment, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, major depression, treatment resistant depression, anxiety disorders, Alzheimer's disease, autism, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, borderline personality disorder, sleep disturbances, chronic fatigue syndrome, stiffness, antiinflammatory effects in arthritis and balance problems.</p>
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STEROIDAL NITRONES FOR THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF A CEREBRAL STROKE OR ISCHAEMIA, ALZHEIMER AND PARKINSON DISEASE AND AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (Fri, 01 Apr 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention relates to neuroprotective, antioxidant steroidal nitrones to which the blood-brain barrier is highly permeable, as potential drugs for the treatment of a cerebral stroke or ischaemia, Alzheimer and Parkinson disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.</p>
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STEROIDAL NITRONES FOR THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF A CEREBRAL STROKE OR ISCHAEMIA, ALZHEIMER AND PARKINSON DISEASE AND AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (Thu, 31 Mar 2016)
The invention relates to neuroprotective, antioxidant steroidal nitrones to which the blood-brain barrier is highly permeable, as potential drugs for the treatment of a cerebral stroke or ischaemia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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KINETICS BIOMARKERS FOR NEURODEGENERATION (Fri, 25 Mar 2016)
The present invention relates to novel diagnostic, prognostic, predictive and pharmacodynamic properties with regard to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and/or Parkinson's disease (PD) with and without dementia components. The methods described herein will prove very useful in the development of diagnostic as well as treatment strategies for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and/or Parkinson's disease (PD).
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MACROCYCLIC LRRK2 KINASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 25 Mar 2016)
The present invention relates to novel macrocyclic compounds of formula (I) and compositions containing said compounds acting as kinase inhibitors, in particular as inhibitors of LRRK2 (Leucine-Rich Repeat Kinase 2). Moreover, the present invention provides processes for the preparation of the disclosed compounds, as well as methods of using them, for instance as a medicine or diagnostic agent, in particular for the treatment and/or diagnosis of diseases characterized by LRRK2 kinase activity such as neurological disorders including Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.
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Naphthyl sulfonamide derivatives as KEAP-1 modulators for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, dyslipidemia and related disorders (Thu, 24 Mar 2016)
The present invention relates to naphthyl sulfonamide derivatives of the formula I in which R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R10, A, D, X, q, i, n, L and R50 are defined as indicated below. The naphthyl sulfonamide derivatives I are KEAP-1 modulators and useful for the prevention and/or treatment of diabetes, obesity, dyslipidemia and related disorders, neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. The invention furthermore relates to the use of naphthyl sulfonamide derivatives of the formula I or II as active ingredients in pharmaceuticals, and pharmaceutical compositions comprising them.
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SUBSTITUTED 5-(PYRAZIN-2-YL)-1H-PYRAZOLO [3, 4-B] PYRIDINE AND PYRAZOLO [3, 4-B] PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES AS PROTEIN KINASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 18 Mar 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Substituted 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazolo[3, 4-b]pyridine, 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine and pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridine derivatives according to formula I, II and VII, and methods for making same, which are inhibitors of constitutively activated Tyrosine Kinase-Like (TKL), CMGC protein kinases family members and can be useful in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down's Syndrome, Huntington's disease, other neurodegenerative and central nervous system disorders, cancer, metabolic disorders and inflammatory diseases. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds and methods of inhibiting wild type and/or mutated protein kinase activities of these families and the treatment of disorders associated therewith using compounds and pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds.</p>
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4-(p-QUINONYL)-2-HYDROXYBUTANAMIDE DERIVATIVES FOR TREATMENT OF MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASES (Fri, 18 Mar 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Methods of treating or suppressing mitochondrial diseases, such as Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA), Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactacidosis, and stroke (MELAS), Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS), are disclosed, as well as compounds useful in the methods of the invention, such as 4-(p-quinolyl)-2-hydroxybutanamide derivatives. Methods and compounds useful in treating other disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, and pervasive developmental disorders such as autism are also disclosed. Energy biomarkers useful in assessing the metabolic state of a subject and the efficacy of treatment are also disclosed. Methods of modulating, normalizing, or enhancing energy biomarkers, as well as compounds useful for such methods, are also disclosed.</p>
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URIDINE NUCLEOSIDE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE (Fri, 18 Mar 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This disclosure relates to uridine nucleoside derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those nucleoside derivatives and methods of using those nucleoside derivatives or compositions in treating disorders that are responsive to ligands, such as agonists, of P<sub>2</sub>Y<sub>6 </sub>receptor, e.g., neuronal disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease) and traumatic CNS injury, pain, Down Syndrome (DS), glaucoma and inflammatory conditions.</p>
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PRO-NEUROGENIC COMPOUNDS (Fri, 18 Mar 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This technology relates generally to compounds and methods for stimulating neurogenesis (e.g., post-natal neurogenesis, including post-natal hippocampal and hypothalamic neurogenesis) and/or protecting neuronal cell from cell death. Various compounds are disclosed herein. In vivo activity tests suggest that these compounds may have therapeutic benefits in neuropsychiatric and/or neurodegenerative diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, normal aging, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, stroke, radiation therapy, chronic stress, abuse of a neuro-active drug, retinal degeneration, spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, physiological weight loss associated with various conditions, as well as cognitive decline associated with normal aging, chemotherapy, and the like.</p>
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AMINOMETHYL- AND METHYLOXY-LINKED TRICYCLIC COMPOUNDS AS INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN AGGREGATION (Fri, 18 Mar 2016)
The present invention relates to certain aminomethyl- and methyloxy-linked tricyclic compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of using them, including methods for preventing, reversing, slowing, or inhibiting protein aggregation, and methods of treating diseases that are associated with protein aggregation, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease dementia, fronto-temporal dementia, Huntington's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and multiple system atrophy.
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 11 Mar 2016)
The present invention is directed to substituted certain reversed indazole compounds of Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R9, and A are as defined herein, which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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SUBSTITUTED 5-(PYRAZIN-2-YL)-1H-PYRAZOLO [3, 4-B] PYRIDINE AND PYRAZOLO [3, 4-B] PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES AS PROTEIN KINASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 04 Mar 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Substituted 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridine, 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine and pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridine derivatives according to formula I, II and VII, and methods for making same, which are inhibitors of constitutively activated Tyrosine Kinase-Like (TKL), CMGC protein kinases family members and can be useful in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down's Syndrome, Huntington's disease, other neurodegenerative and central nervous system disorders, cancer, metabolic disorders and inflammatory diseases. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds and methods of inhibiting wild type and/or mutated protein kinase activities of these families and the treatment of disorders associated therewith using compounds and pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds.</p>
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SUBSTITUTED BENZIMIDAZOLES AS NOCICEPTIN RECEPTOR MODULATORS (Fri, 26 Feb 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention provides modulators of the nociceptin receptor (NOP), including both agonists and antagonists. A compound of the invention can be a selective modulator of NOP with respect to the μ- and κ-opioid receptors (MOP and KOP), thus providing a therapeutic method for the treatment of conditions wherein selective NOP modulation is medically indicated and MOP or KOP modulation may be less desirable. A compound of the invention can be a NOP full agonist, partial agonist, inverse agonist, positive or negative allosteric modulator, or a functionally biased agonist. A compound of the invention can be used for the treatment of an anxiety state, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictive disorders (including overuse of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse such as cocaine, amphetamines, and opitates), misregulated food intake and/or energy expenditure, cough, sleep disorders, grain, pain, depression, or neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsons disease or Alzheimers disease.</p>
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HETEROCYCLIC ACETIC ACID AMIDE COMPOUND (Thu, 25 Feb 2016)
[Problem] A compound which is useful as a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulator (D1 PAM) is provided. [Means for Solution] The present inventors have studied a compound which has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and is useful as an active ingredient of a pharmaceutical composition for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like, and they have thus found that a heterocyclic acetamide compound has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity, thereby completing the present invention. The heterocyclic acetamide compound of the present invention has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and can be used as an agent for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like.
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SYNTHESIS OF AUTOPHAGY INDUCING COMPOUND AND THE USES THEREOF (Fri, 19 Feb 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a composition comprising compound of formula CB6 or CB8,</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="89.24mm" wi="63.92mm" file="US20160046629A1-20160218-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">the pharmaceutically-acceptable carrier, solvent, the salts thereof or a combination thereof which is used to treat autophagy-associated diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, etc. The present invention also relates to a method of treating these diseases by administering a therapeutically-effective amount of the compound to the subject in need of the treatment. The present invention further relates to the use of this compound in preparation of the composition to treat the diseases.</p>
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BENZIMIDAZOLE DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides novel compounds of Formula (I), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, hydrates, polymorphs, co-crystals, tautomers, stereoisomers, isotopically labeled derivatives, prodrugs, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. The present invention also provides methods and kits using the inventive compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for treating and/or preventing diseases associated with protein aggregation, such as amyloidoses (e.g., Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease), treating and/or preventing neurodegenerative diseases, treating and/or preventing diseases associated with Tar DNA binding protein 43 kDa, reducing or preventing protein aggregation, and/or modulating E3 ubiquitin ligase in a subject in need thereof.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="37.68mm" wi="75.01mm" file="US20160031824A1-20160204-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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2-Halo-5-Alkynyl-Pyridyl Nicotinic Ligands (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Disclosed are heterocyclic compounds that are ligands for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. The compounds are useful for treating a mammal suffering from any one of a range of therapeutic indications, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, dyskinesias, Tourette's syndrome, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, pain, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, chemical substance abuse, alcoholism, memory deficit, pseudodementia, Ganser's syndrome, migraine pain, bulimia, obesity, premenstrual syndrome or late luteal phase syndrome, tobacco abuse, post-traumatic syndrome, social phobia, chronic fatigue syndrome, premature ejaculation, erectile difficulty, anorexia nervosa, disorders of sleep, autism, mutism, trichotillomania, and hypothermia.</p>
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6-AMINO-5,6,7,8-TETRAHYDRONAPHTHALEN-2-YL OR 3-AMINOCHROMAN-7-YL DERIVATIVES AS TAAR MODULATORS (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)
The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I), wherein L is –C(O)NH-, -NHC(O)-, -S(O)2NH-, -NH- or -NHC(O)NH-; Ar is phenyl, benzyl, naphthyl or heteroaryl, selected from the group consisting of pyridinyl, pyrazolyl, pyrimidinyl, isoxazolyl or pyrazinyl, wherein Ar may be optionally substituted by one, two or three R1; R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halogen, cyano, cycloalkyl, NHC(O)-lower alkyl, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, or is phenyl optionally substituted by one or two halogen atoms, CF3O or lower alkyl, or is furanyl, thiazolyl or thiophenyl, optionally substituted by halogen or lower alkyl; X is CH or O; R is hydrogen or halogen; or a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, all racemic mixtures, all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers, which may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, neurological diseases, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse, metabolic disorders, eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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2-OXA-5-AZABICYCLO[2.2.1]HEPTAN-3-YL DERIVATIVES (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)
The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I), wherein L is a bond, -C(O)NH-, -NHC(O)-, -CH2NHC(O)-, CH2C(O)NH-, -CH2NH-, -NH- or -NHC(O)NH-; R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, halogen, lower alkoxy-alkyl, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen, lower alkyl substituted by halogen or is phenyl or heteroaryl selected from the group consisting of pyridinyl, pyrimidinyl, pyrazinyl or pyrazolyl, and wherein phenyl and heteroaryl are optionally substituted by one, two or three substituents selected from the group consisting of halogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen, cycloalkyl or O-CH2-cycloalkyl; or to a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, to all racemic mixtures, all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers, which may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, neurological diseases, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse, metabolic disorders, eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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INHIBITORS OF LRRK2 KINASE ACTIVITY (Fri, 29 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides compounds having a structure according to Formula I. The invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds of the invention and methods of making and using the compounds and compositions of the invention, e.g., in the treatment and prevention of various disorders, such as Parkinson's disease.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.44mm" wi="55.37mm" file="US20160024071A1-20160128-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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P2X7 MODULATORS (Fri, 29 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to a compound of Formula (I) or (Ia) The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula (I) or (Ia) and methods comprising administering of compounds of Formula (I) or (Ia) for treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, septic shock, allergic dermatitis, asthma, allergic asthma, mild to severe asthma, steroid resistant asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; airway hyper-responsiveness, diseases of the nervous and neuro-immune system, acute and chronic pain states of neuropathic pain, inflammatory pain, spontaneous pain, opioid induced pain, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, low back pain, chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, diseases involved with and without neuroinflammation of the central nervous system, mood disorders, major depression, major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, anxious depression, anxiety, cognition, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, epileptic seizures, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, autism, spinal cord injury and cerebral ischemia/traumatic brain injury, stress-related disorders, diseases of the cardiovascular, metabolic, gastrointestinal and urogenital systems such as diabetes, diabetes mellitus, thrombosis, irritable bowel syndrome, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ischemic heart disease, ischaemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, and lower urinary tract dysfunction such as incontinence, lower urinary tract syndrome, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, skeletal disorders, osteoporosis, osteopetrosis, and glaucoma, interstitial cystitis, cough, ureteric obstruction, sepsis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Chaga's Disease, <i>chlamydia</i>, neuroblastoma, Tuberculosis, and migraine.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.48mm" wi="65.02mm" file="US20160024082A1-20160128-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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METHODS OF TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES AND DISORDERS (Thu, 28 Jan 2016)
The present invention provides compositions and methods useful for treating and preventing neurodegenerative disease and neurologically related disorders by inhibition of Lp-PLA2. The compositions and methods are useful for treating and preventing diseases and disorders with abnormal blood brain barrier (BBB) function, for example neurodegenerative diseases with a permeable BBB, such as but not limited to, Alzheimer's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Vascular Dementia.
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P2X7 MODULATORS (Fri, 22 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to a compound of Formula (I) Formula (I) The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula (I) and methods comprising administering to a subject at least one compound selected from compounds of Formula (I) for treating diseases mediated by P2X7 receptor activity, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, septic shock, allergic dermatitis, asthma, allergic asthma, mild to severe asthma, steroid resistant asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; airway hyper-responsiveness, diseases of the nervous and neuro-immune system, acute and chronic pain states of neuropathic pain, inflammatory pain, spontaneous pain, opioid induced pain, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, low back pain, chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, diseases involved with and without neuroinflammation of the central nervous system, mood disorders, major depression, major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, anxious depression, anxiety, cognition, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, epileptic seizures, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, autism, spinal cord injury and cerebral ischemia/traumatic brain injury, stress-related disorders, diseases of the cardiovascular, metabolic, gastrointestinal and urogenital systems such as diabetes, diabetes mellitus, thrombosis, irritable bowel syndrome, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ischemic heart disease, ischaemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, and lower urinary tract dysfunction such as incontinence, lower urinary tract syndrome, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, skeletal disorders, osteoporosis, osteopetrosis, and glaucoma, interstitial cystitis, cough, ureteric obstruction, sepsis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Chaga's Disease, <i>chlamydia</i>, neuroblastoma, Tuberculosis, and migraine.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="25.40mm" wi="62.40mm" file="US20160016962A1-20160121-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 15 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.</p>
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 15 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.</p>
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 15 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK2 kinase is involved.</p>
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 15 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.</p>
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COMT INHIBITORS (Fri, 08 Jan 2016)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to compounds of formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.26mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20160002177A1-20160107-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein the substituents are described in claim <b>1</b> and to the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.</p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000">These compounds inhibit the enzyme catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT). The compounds may be used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, depression, cognitive impairment and motor symptoms, resistant depression, cognitive impairment, mood and negative symptoms of schizophrenia.</p>
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N-SUBSTITUTED-5-SUBSTITUTED PHTHALAMIC ACIDS AS SORTILIN INHIBITORS (Fri, 25 Dec 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to N-substituted-5-substituted phthalamic acids which of formula (A). The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases treatment of a neurodegenerative disease, psychiatric disease, motorneuron disease, peripheral neuropathies, pain, neuroinflammation or atherosclerosis such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="35.64mm" wi="54.53mm" file="US20150368231A1-20151224-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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Novel 4-(Substituted Amino)-7H-Pyrrolo[2,3-d]Pyrimidines As LRRK2 Inhibitors (Fri, 25 Dec 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides novel 4,5-disubstituted-7H-pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidine derivatives of Formula I, and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="25.74mm" wi="54.53mm" file="US20150366874A1-20151224-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein R<sup>1</sup>, R<sup>2</sup>, R<sup>3</sup>, R<sup>4 </sup>and R<sup>5 </sup>are as defined in the specification. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I and to use of the compounds in the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2, such as neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease, cancer, Crohn's disease or leprosy.</p>
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QUINAZOLINONE COMPOUNDS (Fri, 18 Dec 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to quinazolinone compounds, processes for their preparation and their use as pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD). The quinazolinone compounds are of general formula I</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.26mm" wi="38.69mm" file="US20150359796A1-20151217-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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LRRK2 GTP BINDING INHIBITORS FOR TREATMENT OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE AND NEUROINFLAMMATORY DISORDERS (Fri, 18 Dec 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds, and methods of using the same, are provided as therapies for the treatment leucine-rich repeat kinase-2 (LRRK2)-related disorders including, but not limited to, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders, such as Parkinson's Disease.</p>
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ALPHA-7 NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR MODULATORS AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 18 Dec 2015)
Disclosed are compounds of Formula (IVA), or a salt thereof, and pharmaceutical formulations (pharmaceutical compositions) comprising those compounds, or a salt thereof: Formula (IVA), wherein "RIa", "RIb", "RIc", "RId", "RIe", are defined herein above, which compounds are believed suitable for use in positive modulation of the alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (α7 nAChR) receptors, for example, those found in the cerebral cortex and the hippocampus. Such compounds and pharmaceutical formulations are believed to be useful in treatment or management of neurodegenerative diseases, for example, Alzheimer's disease (AD), schizophrenia, and Parkinson's disease (PD), or movement disorders arising from use of certain medications used in the treatment or management of Parkinson's disease.
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SUBSTITUTED INDAZOLE DERIVATIVES AS IN VITRO MAO-B INHIBITORS (Fri, 11 Dec 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Substituted indazole or imidazole derivatives of formula I as in vitro selective and reversible MAO-B inhibitors and for use in the prevention and treatment of meurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and dementia</p>
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5-OXA-2-AZABICYCLO[2.2.2]OCTAN-4-YL AND 5-OXA-2-AZABICYCLO[2.2.1]HEPTAN-4-YL DERIVATIVES AS TAAR1 MODULATORS (Fri, 04 Dec 2015)
The invention relates to compounds of formula (I) wherein.....C.....is -CH2- or -CH2-CH2-; X is -NH-, -C(0)NH- or -NHC(0)NH-; Ar is phenyl or a 5 or 6-membered heteroaryl group containing one or two N atoms; R1 is halogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkoxy, lower alkoxy substituted by cycloalkyl, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen or is cycloalkyl; -( )- is -CH2-; n is 0 or 1; m is 0, 1 or 2; or to a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, to all racemic mixtures, all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers, which compounds may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, neurological diseases, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse, metabolic disorders, eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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Aminopyridine derived compounds as LRRK2 inhibitors (Fri, 27 Nov 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to aminopyridine derived compounds of formula (A). The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 such a Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease or cancer.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.06mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US09321748-20160426-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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INDOLIN-2-ONE AND 1,3-DIHYDRO-PYRROLO[3,2-c]PYRIDIN-2-ONE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 27 Nov 2015)
The present invention is concerned with indolin-2-one and l,3-dihydro-pyrrolo[3,2-c]pyridin-2-one derivatives of general formula (I) wherein Ar1 is phenyl, pyridinyl or pyrimidinyl; Ar2 is a 5 or 6 membered heteroaryl group, containing 2 or 3 heteroatoms, selected from N, O or S; R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, halogen or lower alkoxy; R2 is hydrogen or lower alkyl; R3 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by hydroxy, cycloalkyl, oxetan-3-yl, pyridinyl, imidazolyl, pyrazolyl, pyrimidinyl, which rings may optionally substituted by lower alkyl, or is -(CH2)3-S(O)2-cyclopropyl; X is CH or N; n is 1 or 2; as well as with a pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, with a racemic mixture, or with its corresponding enantiomer and/or optical isomer and/or stereoisomer thereof, for use in the treatment of certain central nervous system disorders which are positive (psychosis) and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, substance abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorders, cognitive impairment, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, major depression, treatment resistant depression, anxiety disorders, Alzheimer's disease, autism, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, borderline personality disorder, sleep disturbances, chronic fatigue syndrome, stiffness, antiinflammatory effects in arthritis and balance problems.
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NOVEL OCTAHYDROPYRIDOQUINAZOLINE DERIVATIVE, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING SAME, AND USES FOR SAID DERIAVATIVE AND COMPOSITION (Fri, 06 Nov 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">[Problem] To provide a novel compound that exhibits an agonistic effect on dopamine D<sub>2 </sub>receptors.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">[Solution] The present invention provides a compound represented by the general formula (I):</p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="44.70mm" wi="62.82mm" file="US20150315183A1-20151105-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000">in which R<sup>1 </sup>is C<sub>1-6 </sub>alkyl or the like; R<sup>2 </sup>is hydrogen or the like; R<sup>3 </sup>and R<sup>4 </sup>are each hydrogen, C<sub>1-6 </sub>alkyl, R<sup>10</sup>R<sup>11</sup>N—C<sub>1-6 </sub>alkyl, aralkyl, or the like; R<sup>5 </sup>and R<sup>6 </sup>are hydrogen or the like; and R<sup>7 </sup>is hydrogen or the like, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a pharmaceutical compositions containing same and uses for said compound/salt and composition. The compounds of the present invention exhibit potent dopamine D<sub>2 </sub>receptor simulating activities and thus are useful as a treating or preventing agent for Parkinson's disease and the like.</p>
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MORPHOLIN-PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 06 Nov 2015)
The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I), wherein X is CH or N; L is a bond, -C(O)- or -C(O)NH-; Ar is phenyl or a five or six membered heteroaryl group, containing one or two N atoms; R1is halogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkoxy, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen or cycloalkyl; n is 0, 1, 2 or 3; or to a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, to all racemic mixtures,all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers, which may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder,attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, neurological diseases, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse, metabolic disorders, eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 06 Nov 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 06 Nov 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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MORPHOLIN-PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 06 Nov 2015)
The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) wherein X is CR or N; R is hydrogen, halogen or lower alkyl; L is a bond, -C(O)- or -C(O)NH-; Ar is phenyl or a five or six membered heteroaryl group, containing one or two N atoms; R1 is halogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkoxy, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen or cycloalkyl; n is 0, 1, 2 or 3; or to a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, to all racemic mixtures, all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers, which may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, neurological diseases, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse, metabolic disorders, eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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Nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a compound having a cholinergic muscarinic M1 receptor positive allosteric modulator activity and useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, pain, sleep disorder, Parkinson's disease dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and the like.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I) or a salt thereof.</p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="38.52mm" wi="52.66mm" file="US09315458-20160419-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof. </p>
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ERGOLINE DERIVATIVES AS DOPAMINE RECEPTOR MODULATORS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention provides compounds of formula (I) wherein R<sup>1</sup>-R<sup>4 </sup>have any of the values defined in the specification, and salts thereof. The compounds are useful as dopamine receptor modulators for the treatment of diseases where modulation of dopamine receptors is implicated (e.g. sexual dysfunction, prolactinoma, Parkinson's disease, and Cushings disease).</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="37.17mm" wi="55.37mm" file="US20150307486A1-20151029-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.71mm" wi="60.79mm" file="US20150307494A1-20151029-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.</p>
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.54mm" wi="60.11mm" file="US20150307522A1-20151029-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.</p>
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8'-HYDROXY-DIHYDROERGOTAMINE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">8′-Hydroxy-Dihydroergotamine (8′-OH DHE) medicinal compounds, compositions, and dosage forms containing such compositions are provided. Also provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of diseases, conditions or disorders selected from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease, stress/anxiety, nausea, emesis, aggression, pain, neuropathic pain, sleeplessness, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and depression using the compounds, compositions, dosage forms and administration techniques disclosed herein.</p>
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ISOINDOLINE-1-ONE DERIVATIVES AS CHOLINERGIC MUSCARINIC M1 RECEPTOR POSITIVE ALLOESTERIC MODULATOR ACTIVITY FOR THE TREATMENT OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
The present invention provides a compound having a cholinergic muscarinic M1 receptor positive allosteric modulator activity and useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, pain, sleep disorder, Parkinson's disease dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and the like. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I) or a salt thereof. (I) wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 30 Oct 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), schizotypal personality disorder, cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, Parkinson's disease, anxiety, and depression.
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4-(p-quinonyl)-2-hydroxybutanamide derivatives for treatment of mitochondrial diseases (Wed, 28 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Methods of treating or suppressing mitochondrial diseases, such as Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA), Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactacidosis, and stroke (MELAS), Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS), are disclosed, as well as compounds useful in the methods of the invention, such as 4-(p-quinolyl)-2-hydroxybutanamide derivatives. Methods and compounds useful in treating other disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, and pervasive developmental disorders such as autism are also disclosed. Energy biomarkers useful in assessing the metabolic state of a subject and the efficacy of treatment are also disclosed. Methods of modulating, normalizing, or enhancing energy biomarkers, as well as compounds useful for such methods, are also disclosed.</p>
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B- AND y -DIKETONES AND y -HYDROXYKETONES AS WNT/ B -CATENIN SIGNALING PATHWAY ACTIVATORS (Fri, 23 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present application discloses a compound which is</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="20.83mm" wi="54.02mm" file="US20150299157A1-20151022-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">which activates Wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treats or prevents diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, comprising Parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, comprising hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.</p>
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β- and γ-diketones and γ-hydroxyketones as Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway activators (Fri, 23 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present application discloses a compound which is</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="19.73mm" wi="53.00mm" file="US09303010-20160405-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> which activates Wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treats or prevents diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, comprising Parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, comprising hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases. </p>
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CYCLOPROPANAMINE COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 16 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a compound having a lysine-specific demethylase-1 inhibitory action, and useful as a medicament such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for schizophrenia, developmental disorders, particularly diseases having intellectual disability (e.g., autistic spectrum disorders, Rett syndrome, Down's syndrome, Kabuki syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Kleefstra syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1, Noonan syndrome, tuberous sclerosis), neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, spinocerebellar degeneration (e.g., dentatorubural pallidoluysian atrophy) and Huntington's disease), epilepsy (e.g., Dravet syndrome) or drug dependence, and the like. A compound represented by the formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="25.23mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20150291577A1-20151015-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein each symbol is as defined in the present specification, or a salt thereof.</p>
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BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER SHUTTLES CONTAINING ANTIBODIES RECOGNIZING ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN (Fri, 16 Oct 2015)
The invention provides blood-brain barrier shuttles comprising monoclonal antibody 5C1 and related antibodies linked to a monovalent binding entity for a blood-brain barrier receptor. The 5C1 antibody binds to an epitope within residues 118-126 of alpha-synuclein. The antibodies are useful, for example, for treating and/or diagnosing synucleinopathies including Lewy body diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, diffuse Lewy body disease (DLBD), Lewy body variant of Alzheimer's disease (LBV), Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease comorbidity, and pure autonomic failure, as well as multiple system atrophy (MSA).
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CYCLOPROPANAMINE COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 16 Oct 2015)
The present invention provides a compound having a lysine-specific demethylase-1 inhibitory action, and useful as a medicament such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for schizophrenia, developmental disorders, particularly diseases having intellectual disability (e.g., autistic spectrum disorders, Rett syndrome, Down's syndrome, Kabuki syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Kleefstra syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1, Noonan syndrome, tuberous sclerosis), neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, spinocerebellar degeneration (e.g., dentatorubural pallidoluysian atrophy) and Huntington's disease), epilepsy (e.g., Dravet syndrome) or drug dependence, and the like. A compound represented by the formula wherein each symbol is as defined in the present specification, or a salt thereof.
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NOVEL OCTAHYDROPYRIDOQUINAZOLINE DERIVATIVE, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING SAME, AND USES FOR SAID DERIVATIVE AND COMPOSITION (Thu, 15 Oct 2015)
[Problem] To provide a novel compound that exhibits an agonistic effect on dopamine D 2 receptors. [Solution] The present invention provides a compound represented by the general formula (I): in which R 1 is C 1-6 alkyl or the like; R 2 is hydrogen or the like; R 3 and R 4 are each hydrogen, C 1-6 alkyl, R 10 R 11 N-C 1-6 alkyl, aralkyl, or the like; R 5 and R 6 are hydrogen or the like; and R 7 is hydrogen or the like, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a pharmaceutical compositions containing same and uses for said compound/salt and composition. The compounds of the present invention exhibit potent dopamine D 2 receptor simulating activities and thus are useful as a treating or preventing agent for Parkinson's disease and the like.
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INHIBITORS OF LRRK2 KINASE ACTIVITY (Fri, 09 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides compounds having a structure according to Formula I: (I) or a salt or solvate thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are defined herein. The invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds of the invention and methods of making and using the compounds and compositions of the invention, e.g., in the treatment and prevention of various disorders, such as Parkinson's disease.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="22.18mm" wi="54.69mm" file="US20150284337A1-20151008-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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GLYCOLIPIDS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS THEREOF FOR USE IN THERAPY (Fri, 09 Oct 2015)
A compound of Formula I: R1 -L1 -C(A)(A') - CH2, - L2-R2 or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, for use in medicine, for example in the treatment of a disease or condition selected from the group comprising cancer, autistic spectrum disorders. Alzheimer' s disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntingdon' s disease, muscie wasting and viral infection, wherein: R1 is selected from a carbohydrate group or derivative thereof, hydrogen, a C1-C24 alkyl or a C1-C24 derivative of an alkyl group, a C2-C24 alkenyl or a C2-C24 derivative of an aikenyl group, and a C2-C24 alkynyl group or a C2-C24 derivative of an alkynyl group; L1 is a linking group; L2 is a linking group; R2 is selected from hydrogen, a C1-C24 alkyl or a C1-C24 derivative of an alkyl group, a C2-C24 alkenyl or a C2-C24 derivative of an alkenyl group, and a C2-C24 alkynyl group or a C2-C24 derivative of an alkynyl group; A is selected from hydrogen and a C1 -C6 alkyl group: A' is selected from hydrogen, a C3 -C6 alkyl group, and L3-R3; wherein L3 is a linking group; and R3 is selected from hydrogen, a C1-C24 alkyl or a C1-C24 derivative of an alkyl group, a C2-C24 alkenyl or a C2-C24 derivative of an alkenyl group, and a C2-C24 alkynyl group or a C2-C24 derivative of an alkynyl group; and wherein if A' is not L3-R3, then R2 is a C10-C24 alkyl or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkyl group, a C10-C24 alkenyl or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkenyl group, or a C10-C24 alkynyl group or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkynyl group; and wherein if A' is L3-R3, then one or both of R2 and R3 are a C10-C24 alkyl or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkyl group, a C10-C24 alkenyl or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkenyl group, or a C10-C24 alkynyl group or a C10-C24 derivative of an alkynyl group.
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DETERMINATION OF SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS USEFUL TO PREDICT RESPONSE FOR RASAGILINE (Fri, 09 Oct 2015)
This application provides a method for treating a human subject afflicted with Parkinson's disease (PD) with a pharmaceutical composition comprising rasagiline or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of rasagiline, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, comprising the steps of: (i) obtaining a biological sample comprising a genome from the human subject afflicted with Parkinson's disease; (ii) assaying the DNA or RNA of the biological sample from the human subject using a probe or a primer, to determine the diploid genotype of the human subject at single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs1076560 or rs2283265; (iii) identifying the human subject as a predicted responder to rasagiline if the diploid genotype is CC at rs1076560, CC at rs2283265, or CC at both rs1076560 and rs2283265; and (iv) administering the pharmaceutical composition comprising rasagiline and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier to the human subject if the human subject is identified as a predicted responder to rasagiline.
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7,8-DIHYDOXYFLAVONE AND 7,8-SUBSTITUTED FLAVONE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS RELATED THERETO (Fri, 02 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to 7,8-dihydoxyflavone and 7,8-substituted flavone derivatives, such as those described by formula provided herein, pharmaceutical compositions, and methods related thereto. In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to methods of treating or preventing diseases or conditions related to BDNF and TrkB activity, such as psychiatric disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and autism spectrum disorders, stroke, Rett syndrome, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease by administering effective amounts of pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds disclosed herein to a subject in need thereof. In certain embodiments, it is contemplated that the 7,8-substituted flavone derivatives disclosed herein are prodrugs of 7,8-dihydoxyflavone and analogs.</p>
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DETERMINATION OF SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS USEFUL TO PREDICT RESPONSE FOR RASAGILINE (Fri, 02 Oct 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This application provides a method for treating a human subject afflicted with Parkinson's disease (PD) with a pharmaceutical composition comprising rasagiline or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of rasagiline, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, comprising the steps of: <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000"> <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">(i) obtaining a biological sample comprising a genome from the human subject afflicted with Parkinson's disease;</li> <li id="ul0002-0002" num="0000">(ii) assaying the DNA or RNA of the biological sample from the human subject using a probe or a primer, to determine the diploid genotype of the human subject at single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs1076560 or rs2283265;</li> <li id="ul0002-0003" num="0000">(iii) identifying the human subject as a predicted responder to rasagiline if the diploid genotype is CC at rs1076560, CC at rs2283265, or CC at both rs1076560 and rs2283265; and</li> <li id="ul0002-0004" num="0000">(iv) administering the pharmaceutical composition comprising rasagiline and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier to the human subject if the human subject is identified as a predicted responder to rasagiline.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </p>
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES (Fri, 02 Oct 2015)
Compounds, and compositions, methods, and uses thereof, are described herein for treating neurodegenerative diseases and disorders. In particular, vasopressin receptor modulators, and compositions, methods and uses thereof, are described herein for treating neuropsychiatric aspects of neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntingtons Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and Alzheimers Disease.
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METHODS OF TREATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH PROTEIN AGGREGATION (Fri, 25 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to methods of treatment of clinical disorders associated with protein aggregation comprising administering, to a subject, an effective amount of an anti-protein aggregate (“APA”) compound selected from the group consisting of pimozide, fluphenazine (e.g., fluphenazine hydrochloride), tamoxifen (e.g., tamoxifen citrate), taxol, cantharidin, cantharidic acid, salts thereof and their structurally related compounds. It is based, at least in part, on the discovery that each of the aforelisted compounds were able to promote degradation of aggregated ATZ protein in a <i>Caenorhabditis elegans </i>model system. According to the invention, treatment with one or more of these APA compounds may be used to ameliorate the symptoms and signs of AT deficiency as well as other disorders marked by protein aggregation, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and Huntington's Disease.</p>
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URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE DERIVATIVES, PRODRUGS, COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 25 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This disclosure relates to the use of uridine diphosphate (UDP) derivatives, salts and/or prodrugs thereof for the treatment of inflammatory conditions (e.g., psoriasis) and glaucoma, to prodrugs of UDP derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those prodrugs of the UDP derivatives and methods of using those prodrugs for treating various disorders including, e.g., neuronal disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease) and traumatic CNS injury, pain, Down Syndrome (DS), glaucoma, and inflammatory conditions, e.g., psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.</p>
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NOVEL 3-INDOL SUBSTITUTED DERIVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR USE (Fri, 25 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to compound of Formula I</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="42.25mm" wi="45.21mm" file="US20150266857A1-20150924-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or pharmaceutically acceptable enantiomers, salts or solvates thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I as TDO2 inhibitors. The invention also relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV, depression, and obesity. The invention also relates to a process for manufacturing compounds of Formula I.</p>
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CYCLOPROPANAMINE COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 25 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a compound having a lysine specific demethylase 1 inhibitory action, and useful as a medicament such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Huntington's disease, and the like. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="22.10mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20150266881A1-20150924-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000"> <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">wherein A is a hydrocarbon group optionally having substituent(s), or a heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s);</li> <li id="ul0002-0002" num="0000">B is a benzene ring optionally having further substituent(s);</li> <li id="ul0002-0003" num="0000">R<sup>1</sup>, R<sup>2 </sup>and R<sup>3 </sup>are each independently a hydrogen atom, a hydrocarbon group optionally having substituent(s), or a heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s);</li> <li id="ul0002-0004" num="0000">A and R<sup>1 </sup>are optionally bonded to each other to form, together with the adjacent nitrogen atom, a cyclic group optionally having substituent(s); and</li> <li id="ul0002-0005" num="0000">R<sup>2 </sup>and R<sup>3 </sup>are optionally bonded to each other to form, together with the adjacent nitrogen atom, a cyclic group optionally having substituent(s), or a salt thereof.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </p>
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Acylpiperazines as Inhibitors of Transglutaminase and Their Use in Medicine (Fri, 18 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel compounds of Formula I capable of inhibiting tissue transglutaminase, and uses of the same in medicine. In particular, the invention provides compounds for use in the treatment of prevention of disease and conditions such as fibrosis (e.g. cystic fibrosis), scarring, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease), autoimmune diseases (e.g. multiple sclerosis and coeliac disease), thrombosis, proliferative disorders (e.g. cancers), AIDS, psoriasis and inflammation (e.g. chronic inflammatory diseases).</p>
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METHODS OF TREATMENT USING ARYLCYCLOPROPYLAMINE COMPOUNDS (Fri, 18 Sep 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Described herein are methods of treating Parkinson's disease using arylcyclopropylamine compounds.</p>
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CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS ACTING AS PERK INHIBITORS (Fri, 18 Sep 2015)
The invention is directed to substituted pyrrolidinone derivatives. Specifically, the invention is directed to compounds according to Formula X: wherein R41, R42, R43, R44, R45, R46, and R47 are defined herein. The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of PERK and can be useful in the treatment of cancer and diseases associated with activated unfolded protein response pathways, such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, diabetes, Parkinson disease, Huntington's disease, Creutzfeldt- Jakob Disease, and related prion diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myocardial infarction, neurodegeneration, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, ocular diseases, and arrhythmias, more specifically cancers of the breast, colon, pancreas and lung. Accordingly, the invention is further directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention. The invention is still further directed to methods of inhibiting PERK activity and treatment of disorders associated therewith using a compound of the invention or a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of the invention.
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THERAPEUTIC COMPOUNDS (Fri, 04 Sep 2015)
The invention provides compounds and compositions that are useful for treating conditions including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, cancer, and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia.
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HETEROCYCLIC INHIBITORS OF THE SODIUM CHANNEL (Fri, 04 Sep 2015)
The invention relates to compounds useful in treating conditions associated with voltage-gated ion channel function, particularly conditions associated with sodium channel activity. More specifically, the invention concerns heterocyclic compounds (e.g., compounds according to any of Formulas (l)-(ll l) or Compounds (1 )-(65) of Table 1 ) that are that are useful in treatment of conditions such as epilepsy, cancer, pain, migraine, Parkinson's Disease, mood disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, tinnitus, amyotropic lateral sclerosis, glaucoma, ischaemia, spasticity disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, restless leg syndrome and Tourette syndrome.
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PYRAZOLO[1,5-A]PYRIMIDINE-5,7-DIAMINE COMPOUNDS AS CDK INHIBITORS AND THEIR THERAPEUTIC USE (Fri, 28 Aug 2015)
The present invention pertains generally to the field of therapeutic compounds. More specifically the present invention pertains to certain pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-5,7- diamine compounds (referred to herein as "PPDA compounds") that, inter alia, inhibit (e.g., selectively inhibit) CDK (e.g., CDK1, CDK2, CDK4, CDK5, CDK6, CDK7, CDK8, CDK9, CDK10, CDK11, CDK12, CDK13, etc.). The present invention also pertains to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and the use of such compounds and compositions, both in vitro and in vivo, to inhibit CDK; and to treat disorders including: disorders that are associated with CDK; disorders that result from an inappropriate activity of a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK); disorders that are associated with CDK mutation; disorders that are associated with CDK overexpression; disorders that are associated with upstream pathway activation of CDK; disorders that are ameliorated by the inhibition of CDK; proliferative disorders; cancer; viral infections (including HIV); neurodegenerative disorders (including Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease); ischaemia; renal diseases; and cardiovascular disorders (including atherosclerosis). Optionally, the treatment further comprises treatment (e.g., simultaneous or sequential treatment) with a further active agent which is, e.g., an aromatase inhibitor, an anti-estrogen, a Her2 blocker, a cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agent, etc.
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BITOPIC MUSCARINIC AGONISTS AND ANTAGONISTS AND METHODS OF SYNTHESIS AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 21 Aug 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compositions for treating a condition associated with activity of a muscarinic receptor (e.g., one or more of M<sub>1</sub>, M<sub>2</sub>, M<sub>3</sub>, M<sub>4</sub>, M<sub>5</sub>) and for anesthetizing a subject include a bitopic muscarinic antagonist or agonist. A bitopic muscarinic antagonist named JB-D4 was discovered. This bitopic ligand and its structural analogs, as well as bitopic muscarinic agonists, may be used as neuromuscular blocking agents (e.g., for use in compositions for anesthetizing a subject) and for the treatment of central nervous system disorders (e.g., Parkinson's disease, Schizophrenia, etc.), Overactive Bladder Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, asthma, and many other diseases associated with the activation or inhibition of M<sub>1</sub>-M<sub>5 </sub>acetylcholine receptors.</p>
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NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR AGONISTS (Fri, 21 Aug 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention provides novel nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists, for example, phantasmidine and derivatives thereof, for example a compound of formula I. Also disclosed are methods of treating disorders responsive to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, Myasthenia Gravis, Tourette's syndrome, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, pain, and cognitive dysfunction by treatment with the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="26.08mm" wi="59.18mm" file="US20150232475A1-20150820-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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SUBSTITUTED PROLINES / PIPERIDINES AS OREXIN RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS (Fri, 21 Aug 2015)
The present invention is directed to compounds that modulate the bioactivity of an orexin receptor such as OX1 or OX2, or both; to pharmaceutical compositions and combinations comprising a compound of the invention; to methods of treatment of malconditions in patients wherein modulation of an orexin receptor is medically indicated; and to methods of preparation of compounds of the invention. For example, orexin receptor- modulatory compounds of the present invention can be used in treatment of an eating disorder, obesity, alcoholism or an alcohol-related disorder, drug abuse or addiction including addiction to cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, or nicotine, a sleep disorder, a cognitive dysfunction in a psychiatric or neurologic disorder, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, seasonal affective disorder, an eating disorder, panic disorder, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, headache, migraine, pain, gastrointestinal diseases, epilepsy, inflammations, immune-related diseases, endocrine-related diseases, cancer, hypertension, behavior disorder, mood disorder, manic depression, dementia, sex disorder, psychosexual disorder, or renal disease.
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NOVEL 3-(INDOL-3-YL)-PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR USE (Fri, 21 Aug 2015)
The present invention relates to compound of Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable enantiomers, salts or solvates thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I as TDO2 inhibitors. The invention also relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV, depression, and obesity. The invention also relates to a process for manufacturing compounds of Formula I.
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS USING THE SAME FOR TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE AND MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE (Fri, 21 Aug 2015)
The present disclosure is directed, in part, to compounds, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, for the treatment and/or prevention of neurodegenerative disease and/or mitchonodrial disease including Parkinson's disease and Leigh's disease.
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CYCLOPROPANAMINE COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF (Thu, 20 Aug 2015)
The present invention provides a compound having a lysine specific demethylase 1 inhibitory action, and useful as a medicament such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Huntington's disease, and the like. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula wherein A is a hydrocarbon group optionally having substituent(s), or a heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s); B is a benzene ring optionally having further substituent(s); R 1 , R 2 and R 3 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a hydrocarbon group optionally having substituent(s), or a heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s); A and R 1 are optionally bonded to each other to form, together with the adjacent nitrogen atom, a cyclic group optionally having substituent(s); and R 2 and R 3 are optionally bonded to each other to form, together with the adjacent nitrogen atom, a cyclic group optionally having substituent(s), or a salt thereof.
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HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE TAUOPATHIES (Fri, 14 Aug 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to triazolopyrimidine, phenylpyrimidine, pyridopyridazine, and pyridotriazine compounds which are microtubule-stabilizing compounds and their use in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders, in particular, tauopathies, such as for example, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Pick's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), and corticobasal degeneration. In addition, the compounds of the invention may be useful for other diseases where tau pathology is a comorbidity or where microtubule function is compromised, for example, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease (PD), PD with dementia, Lewy body disease with dementia, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.</p>
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NOVEL 3-(INDOL-3-YL)-PYRIDINE DERIVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR USE (Fri, 14 Aug 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to compound of Formula I</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="39.45mm" wi="37.00mm" file="US20150225367A1-20150813-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or pharmaceutically acceptable enantiomers, salts or solvates thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I as TDO2 inhibitors. The invention also relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV, depression, and obesity. The invention also relates to a process for manufacturing compounds of Formula I.</p>
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QUINOLONE COMPOUND AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION (Fri, 07 Aug 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a quinolone compound represented by General Formula (1)</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.86mm" wi="56.13mm" file="US20150218101A1-20150806-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or a salt thereof, wherein R<sub>1 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; R<sub>2 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; R<sub>3 </sub>represents a phenyl group optionally being substituted with one or more substituents, etc.; R<sub>4 </sub>represents a halogen atom; R<sub>5 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom or halogen atom; R<sub>6 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom; and R<sub>7 </sub>represents a hydroxyl group, etc. The quinolone compound have a functional improvement effect, which suppresses progression of neurological dysfunction by inhibiting the chronic progression of Parkinson's disease or protecting dopamine neurons from the disease etiology, thereby prolonging the period before first administration begins.</p>
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COMPOUNDS (Fri, 07 Aug 2015)
Provided are novel compounds that inhibit LRRK2 kinase activity, processes for their preparation, compositions containing them and their use in the treatment of or prevention of diseases characterized by LRRK2 kinase activity, for example Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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HETEROARLY AMIDES AS INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN AGGREGATION (Fri, 07 Aug 2015)
The present invention relates to certain heteroaryl amide compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of using them, including methods for preventing, reversing, slowing, or inhibiting protein aggregation, and methods of treating diseases that are associated with protein aggregation, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease with dementia, fronto-temporal dementia, Huntington's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and multiple system atrophy, and cancer and melanoma.
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COMPOUNDS (Fri, 07 Aug 2015)
The present invention relates to novel compounds that inhibit LRRK2 kinase activity, processes for their preparation, to compositions containing them and to their use in the treatment of or prevention of diseases characterized by LRRK2 kinase activity, for example Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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SMALL MOLECULE ACTIVATORS OF MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION (Fri, 31 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Methods for improving mitochondrial function, decreasing iron accumulation, and/or decreasing oxidative stress by exposing cells or treating a subject to compounds or compositions of the general formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.27mm" wi="35.22mm" file="US20150210674A1-20150730-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">are described that are beneficial in treating, for example, diseases and conditions such as Friedreich's ataxia, normal aging, and various neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Furthermore, such compounds are useful as probes for identifying defects in mitochondrial metabolism, mitochondrial iron accumulation, cellular stress among other mitochondrial diseases and helping to identify compounds active in overcoming such defects.</p>
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Hexahydrodibenzo[a,g]quinolizine compound, preparation method thereof, pharmaceutical composition and use thereof (Fri, 31 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a novel hexahydrodibenzo[a,g]quinoline compound represented by general formula (I) and its derivatives, enantiomer, diastereoisomer, raceme and mixtures thereof, as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing the compound, and the compound has good prevention and treatment effect on neurological diseases, especially diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor. The bioactivity experiment demonstrates that, the compound is expected to be developed into a novel and potent chemical entity for treating diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor, especially schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, migraine and so on.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="39.12mm" wi="60.79mm" file="US09359372-20160607-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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COMPOUNDS WITH NEURAL PROTECTIVE EFFECT, AND PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 31 Jul 2015)
The invention generally relates to compounds of formula (I) with neural protective effect, and preparation and uses thereof. The compounds have multiple mechanisms or functions, for example, inhibition of monoamine oxidase and cholinesterase, scavenging of free radicals, and protection of cells such as nerve cells. The compounds can be used for manufacture of medicaments of cell protection, for prevention and/or treatment of monoamine oxidase, cholinesterase and free radicals related diseases, for example, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and stroke, and free-radical related diseases such as heart disease, myocardial ischemia, diabetes and other cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
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Novel Cabergoline Derivatives (Fri, 24 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided herein are novel cabergoline analogs and compositions thereof. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of a variety of medical disorders such as, for example, Parkinson's disease using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein are methods of antagonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor and 5-HT<sub>2C </sub>receptors the using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein.</p>
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ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (Fri, 17 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">1- or 2- or 7-(substituted)-3-(optionally hetero)arylamino-[1H,2H]-pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidine-4,6(5H,7H)-dione derivatives, in free, salt or prodrug form, are useful as pharmaceuticals, particularly as phosphodiesterase 1 inhibitors, useful for the treatment of diseases involving disorders of the dopamine D1 receptor intracellular pathway, such as Parkinson's disease, depression, narcolepsy and damage to cognitive function, e.g., in schizophrenia or disorders that may be ameliorated through enhanced progesterone—signaling pathway, e.g., female sexual dysfunction.</p>
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Heteroaromatic compounds and their use as dopamine D1 ligands (Fri, 17 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.54mm" wi="59.77mm" file="US09107923-20150818-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), age-related cognitive decline, dementia, and Parkinson's disease. </p>
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TRIAZOLE CARBOXAMIDES AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 10 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention relates to compounds of formula</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="35.98mm" wi="64.26mm" file="US20150191458A1-20150709-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000">R<sup>1 </sup>is phenyl or pyridinyl, optionally substituted by halogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, lower alkyl substituted by halogen and lower alkoxy substituted by halogen;</li> <li id="ul0001-0002" num="0000">X<sup>1 </sup>is —N═ or CH;</li> <li id="ul0001-0003" num="0000">X<sup>2 </sup>is CR<sup>2 </sup>or ═N—;</li> <li id="ul0001-0004" num="0000">X<sup>3 </sup>is —N═ or CH; <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">with the proviso that only two of X<sup>1</sup>, X<sup>2 </sup>or X<sup>3 </sup>are nitrogen; <br/> wherein </li> </ul> </li> </ul> </p> <p id="p-0004" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00002" num="00002"> <img id="EMI-C00002" he="22.86mm" wi="21.34mm" file="US20150191458A1-20150709-C00002.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0005" num="0000">is a triazole group, selected from</p> <p id="p-0006" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00003" num="00003"> <img id="EMI-C00003" he="46.99mm" wi="50.46mm" file="US20150191458A1-20150709-C00003.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <ul id="ul0003" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0003-0001" num="0000">R<sup>2 </sup>is hydrogen or lower alkyl;</li> <li id="ul0003-0002" num="0000">Z is a bond, —O— or —CH<sub>2</sub>—; <br/> or to pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salts thereof </li> </ul> </p> <p id="p-0007" num="0000">It has now been found that the compounds of formulas I have a good affinity to the trace amine associated receptors (TAARs), especially for TAAR1.</p> <p id="p-0008" num="0000">The compounds may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse and metabolic disorders such as eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.</p>
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HETEROCYCLIC FLAVONE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS RELATED THERETO (Fri, 10 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to heterocyclic flavone derivatives, such as those described by formula provided herein, pharmaceutical compositions, and methods related thereto. In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to methods of 5 treating or preventing diseases or conditions related to BDNF and TrkB activity, such as depression, stroke, Rett syndrome, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease by administering effective amounts of pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds disclosed herein to a subject in need thereof.</p>
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Di- and tri-heteroaryl derivatives as inhibitors of protein aggregation (Fri, 03 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to certain di- and tri-heteroaryl derivatives, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of using them, including methods for preventing, reversing, slowing, or inhibiting protein aggregation, and methods of treating diseases that are associated with protein aggregation, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, and multiple system atrophy.</p>
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METHODS OF TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES AND DISORDERS (Fri, 03 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides compostions and methods useful for treating and preventing neurodenerative disease and neurologically related disorders by inhibition of Lp-PLA2. The compositions and methods are useful for treating and preventing diseases and disorders with abnormal blood brain barrier (BBB) function, for example neurodegenerative diseases with a permeable BBB, such as but not limited to, Alzhiemer's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Vascular Dementia.</p>
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COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR KINASE MODULATION, AND INDICATIONS THEREFOR (Fri, 03 Jul 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds and salts thereof, formulations thereof, conjugates thereof, derivatives thereof, forms thereof and uses thereof are described. In certain aspects and embodiments, the described compounds or salts thereof, formulations thereof, conjugates thereof, derivatives thereof, forms thereof are active on one or more of Fms, Kit, Flt3, TrkA, TrkB and TrkC kinase protein. Also described are methods of use thereof to treat diseases and conditions, including diseases and conditions associated with activity of one or more of Fms, Kit, Flt3, TrkA, TrkB and TrkC, including rheumatoid arthiritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, peri-prosthetic osteolysis, systemic sclerosis, demyelinating disorders, multiple sclerosis, Charcot Marie Tooth syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, global ischemia, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, atherosclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosis, myelopreparation for autologous transplantation, transplant rejection, glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephritis, Lupus nephritis, tubular necrosis, diabetic nephropathy, renal hypertrophy, type I diabetes, acute pain, inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, acute myeloid leukemia, melanoma, multiple myeloma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, gliomas, glioblastoma, neurofibromatosis, osteolytic bone metastases, brain metasteses, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and giant cell tumors.</p>
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4-(PIPERRAZIN-1-YL)-PYRROLIDIN-2-ONE COMPOUNDS AS MONOACYLGLYCEROL LIPASE (MAGL) INHIBITORS (Fri, 03 Jul 2015)
The present invention aims to provide a compound having an MAGL inhibitory action, and useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and the like), anxiety disorder, pain (e.g., inflammatory pain, carcinomatous pain, nervous pain and the like), epilepsy and the like. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the DESCRIPTION, or a salt thereof.
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UREA COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS ENZYME INHIBITORS (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A compound having the following structure:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="55.88mm" wi="63.92mm" file="US20150174103A1-20150625-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or derivative thereof. The compound may be used in the treatment or prevention of a disorder selected from appetite regulation, obesity, metabolic disorders, cachexia, anorexia, pain, inflammation, neurotoxicity, neurotrauma, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease, levodopa-induced dyskinesia, Huntington's disease, Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, dystonia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, insomnia, nausea, emesis, alcohol disorders, drug addictions such as opiates, nicotine, cocaine, alcohol and psychostimulants, hypertension, circulatory shock, myocardial reperfusion injury, atherosclerosis, asthma, glaucoma, retinopathy, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic liver disease such as hepatitis and liver cirrhosis, arthritis and osteoporosis.</p>
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Pyrrolidine derivatives (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel pyrrolidine derivatives of formula (I):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.26mm" wi="51.31mm" file="US09199931-20151201-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> wherein R<sub>1</sub>, R<sub>2</sub>, R<sub>3</sub>, R<sub>4</sub>, R<sub>5 </sub>and X are as defined in claim <b>1</b>, optionally in a zwitterionic form, in the form of a pure optical isomer, or in the form of a mixture of optical isomers in any proportions, or in a form enriched with an optical isomer, as well as their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates or hydrates, and pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds. These compounds are notably useful for treating, in particular in human beings, epilepsy, ischemia, neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease or Huntington's chorea, multiple sclerosis, Devic's disease, Alzheimer's disease, psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia, depression, addiction, allodynia and hyperalgia. </p>
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Heteroaromatic compounds and their use as dopamine D1 ligands (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.46mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US09139561-20150922-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), age-related cognitive decline, dementia, and Parkinson's disease. </p>
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NOVEL 3,4-DISUBSTITUTED-1H-PYRROLO[2,3-B]PYRIDINES AND 4,5-DISUBSTITUTED-7H-PYRROLO[2,3-C]PYRIDAZINES AS LRRK2 INHIBITORS (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
The present invention provides novel 3,4-disubstituted-1 H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine derivatives and 4,5-disubstituted-7H-pyrrolo[2,3-c]pyridazine derivatives of Formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 and X are as defined in the specification. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula (I) and to use of the compounds in the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2, such as neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease, cancer, Crohn's disease or leprosy.
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3-(5-CHLORO-2-OXOBENZO[D]OXAZOL-3(2H)-YL)PROPANOIC ACID DERIVATIVES AS KMO INHIBITORS (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
A compound of formula (I) or a salt thereof are provided wherein R1, X and R3 are defined in the specification, useful in the treatment of disorders mediated by KMO such as acute pancreatitis, chronic kidney disease, other conditions associated with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, spinocerebellar ataxias, Parkinson's disease, AIDS-dementia complex, amylotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), depression, schizophrenia, sepsis, cardiovascular shock, severe trauma, acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute cholecystitis, severe burns, pneumonia, extensive surgical procedures, ischemic bowel, severe acute hepatic disease, severe acute hepatic encephalopathy or acute renal failure.
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BENZODIAZEPINE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS FOR TREATING COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (Fri, 26 Jun 2015)
This invention relates to benzodiazepine derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those benzodiazepine derivatives and methods of using those derivatives or compositions in treating cognitive impairment associated with central nervous system (CNS) disorders. In particular, it relates to the use of a a5- containing GABAA receptor agonist (e.g., a α5 -containing GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulator) as described herein in treating cognitive impairment associated with central nervous system (CNS) disorders in a subject in need or at risk thereof, including, without limitation, subjects having or at risk for age-related cognitive impairment, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), amnestic MCI (aMCI), Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI), Age Related Cognitive Decline (ARCD), dementia, Alzheimer's Disease(AD), prodromal AD, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cancer-therapy-related cognitive impairment, mental retardation, Parkinson's disease (PD), autism spectrum disorders, fragile X disorder, Rett syndrome, compulsive behavior, and substance addiction.
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Compounds and methods for kinase modulation, and indications therefor (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="24.64mm" wi="61.81mm" file="US09260437-20160216-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> and salts thereof, formulations thereof, conjugates thereof, derivatives thereof, forms thereof and uses thereof are described. In certain aspects and embodiments, the described compounds or salts thereof, formulations thereof, conjugates thereof, derivatives thereof, forms thereof are active on at least one of Fms protein kinase or Kit protein kinase. Also described are methods of use thereof to treat diseases and conditions, including diseases and conditions associated with activity of Fms protein kinases and/or Kit protein kinases, including rheumatoid arthiritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, peri-prosthetic osteolysis, systemic sclerosis, demyelinating disorders, multiple sclerosis, Charcot Marie Tooth syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, myelopreparation for autologous transplantation, transplant rejection, nephritis, nephropathy, type I diabetes, acute pain, inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, breast cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, gliomas, glioblastomas, neurofibromatosis, osteolytic bone metastases, and giant cell tumors. </p>
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PHENYL-UREA AND PHENYL-CARBAMATE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN AGGREGATION (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to certain phenyl-urea and phenyl-carbamate derivatives, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of using them, including methods for preventing, reversing, slowing, or inhibiting protein aggregation, and methods of treating diseases that are associated with protein aggregation, including neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, and multiple system atrophy.</p>
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BRANCHED CHAIN ALKYL HETEROAROMATIC RING DERIVATIVE (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A branched chain alkyl heteroaromatic ring derivative represented by formula (Ia) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is useful for treatment or prophylaxis of diseases such as sleep disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, schizophrenia, drug dependence, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, eating disorder, cephalalgia, hemicrania, pain, digestive diseases, epilepsy, inflammation, immune-related diseases, endocrine-related diseases and hypertension, on the basis of the orexin (OX) receptor antagonist activity.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.56mm" wi="60.54mm" file="US20150166523A1-20150618-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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ARYLVINYLAZACYCLOALKANE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Novel vinylazacycloalkane compounds of Formula (I) are disclosed. The compounds are ligands of various nAChRs. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions and/or medicaments intended to prevent or treat disorders associated with dysfunction of nAChRs, especially within the central nervous system or the gastrointestinal system. Examples of types of disorders that can be treated include neurodegenerative disorders, including central nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disorders, motor disorders such as Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, behavioral disorders and inflammatory disorders within the gastrointestinal system. The compounds can also serve as analgesics in the treatment of acute, chronic or recurrent pain.</p>
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Gastric retentive dosage forms for extended release of acamprosate into the upper gastrointestinal tract (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Gastric retentive dosage forms for sustained release of acamprosate are described which may allow once- or twice-daily dosing for both acute and long-term treatment of a disorder including alcohol dependence, tinnitus, sleep apnea, Parkinson's disease, levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Cortical spreading depression, migraine, schizophrenia, anxiety, tardive dyskinesia, spasticity, multiple sclerosis, various types pain, or binge eating. Methods of treatment using the dosage forms and methods of making the dosage forms are also described.</p>
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NEW ARYLALKENYLPROPARGYLAMINE DERIVATIVES EXHIBITING NEUROPROTECTIVE ACTION FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES (Fri, 19 Jun 2015)
The invention relates to novel arylalkenylpropargylamine derivatives of general formula (I) or enantiomers or diastereomers thereof or salts, optionally pharmaceutically acceptable salts, or solvates of any of these. The compounds can be used in treating or preventing a disease or condition in a mammal related to monoamine oxidase dysfunction, especially in neurodegenerative diseases, e.g. Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or Huntington's disease.
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NOVEL COMPOUNDS AS JNK KINASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 12 Jun 2015)
The present invention is directed to modulators, such as inhibitors, of JNK isoform 2 (JNK2) or isoform 3 (JNK3) comprising compounds of formula (I) or formula (II) as described herein. Compounds of the invention can be used for treatment of a medical disorder in a patient wherein modulation of JNK3 is medically indicated, such as when the disorder is Parkinsons disease (PD) Alzheimer's disease (AD), Huntington's disease (HD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS), myocardial infarction (MI), glaucoma, obesity, diabetes, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, fibrotic disease, pulmonary fibrosis, kidney disease, liver inflammation, Crohns disease, hearing loss, Prader Willi syndrome, or a condition where modification of feeding behavior is medically indicated.
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ANTI-NEUROINFLAMMATORY AND PROTECTIVE COMPOUNDS IN ACHILLEA FRAGRANTISSIMA (Fri, 05 Jun 2015)
The invention relates to 3,5,4'-trihydroxy-6,7,3'-trimethoxyflavone (T I F) and achillolid A in prevention or treatment of Alzheimer's disease as well as other neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), ischemia, immunodeficiency virus-1 (HTV-l)-associated dementia, Lewy body associated dementia, traumatic brain injury (TBI), glioma, epilepsy, Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma and schizophrenia where neuroinflammation, oxidative stress, glutamate toxicity and amyloid beta toxicity are part of the pathophysiology.
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NOVEL NEUROMODULATORY COMPOUNDS (Fri, 29 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided herein are novel neuromodulatory compounds and compositions thereof. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of a variety of medical disorders such as, for example, migraine and Parkinson's disease, using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein are methods of agonizing receptors such as, for example, the 5-HT<sub>1D </sub>and/or the 5-HT<sub>1B </sub>receptor, without agonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein are methods of antagonizing or inhibiting activity at receptors such as, for example, the adrenergic alpha<sub>2A </sub>and/or the alpha<sub>2B </sub>receptors using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of agonizing dopaminergic D<sub>2 </sub>receptors and/or antagonizing or inhibiting activity of receptors such as the 5-HT<sub>2 </sub>receptors using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein.</p>
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PRODRUG OF FLUORINE-CONTAINING AMINO ACID (Fri, 22 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided are a fluorine-containing amino acid prodrug represented by general formula (I) that makes a fluorine-containing amino acid which is a group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist into a prodrug, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. More specifically, provided is a prodrug that increases the in vivo exposure and enhances the oral absorbability and other mucosal absorbability of a parent compound that acts on group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptors as an agent for the treatment or prevention of diseases in which group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptors are said to be involved, such as: schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and its related diseases, depression, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, developmental disorders, sleep disorders, and other neuropsychiatric diseases; and drug dependence, cognitive disorders, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's chorea, Parkinson's disease, movement disorders associated with muscular rigidity, cerebral ischemia, cerebral insufficiency, spinal cord disorders, cephalopathy, and other neurological diseases.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="41.40mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20150141669A1-20150521-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 22 May 2015)
The present invention is directed to substituted indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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Treatment of CNS Disorders Associated with Mutations in Genes Encoding Lysosomal Enzymes (Fri, 15 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Described is a method for treating an individual having a neurological disorder with an associated mutation or mutations in a gene encoding a lysosomal enzyme. Specifically, the individual is administered a specific pharmacological chaperone for the lysosomal enzyme which increases trafficking of the protein from the ER to the lysosome in neural cells, with or without concomitantly increasing enzyme activity in neural cells. Restoration of trafficking relieves cell stress and other toxicities associated with accumulation of mutant proteins. Restoration of enzyme activity relieves substrate accumulation and pathologies associated with lipid accumulation. In a specific embodiment, the neurological disorder is Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism which is associated with mutations in glucocerebrosidase.</p>
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TRANSMUCOSAL DELIVERY OF ENGINEERED POLYPEPTIDES (Fri, 15 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Formulations are provided that comprise compounds having inter alia good duration of action, high potency and/or convenient dosing regimens, and a permeation enhancer for transmucosal administration. The compounds are engineered polypeptides which incorporate an albumin binding domain in combination with one or more biologically active polypeptides. The pharmaceutical compositions provided are suitable for methods of treatment for diseases and disorders including obesity and overweight, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, Alzheimer's disease, fatty liver disease, short bowel syndrome, Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, and other and disorders of the central nervous system.</p>
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4-(indol-3-yl)-pyrazole derivatives, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for use (Fri, 15 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention embodiments relate to compound of Formula I</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="32.68mm" wi="35.39mm" file="US09126984-20150908-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> or pharmaceutically acceptable enantiomers, salts or solvates thereof. The invention further relates in certain embodiments to the use of the compounds of Formula I as TDO2 inhibitors. The invention also relates in certain embodiments to the use of the compounds of Formula I for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV, depression, and obesity. The invention also relates in certain embodiments to a process for manufacturing compounds of Formula I. </p>
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Compounds and their use as BACE inhibitors (Fri, 15 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) and their pharmaceutical compositions. In addition, the present invention relates to therapeutic methods for the treatment and/or prevention of Aβ-related pathologies such as Down's syndrome, β-amyloid angiopathy such as but not limited to cerebral amyloid angiopathy or hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, disorders associated with cognitive impairment such as but not limited to MCI (“mild cognitive impairment”), Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, attention deficit symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia including dementia of mixed vascular and degenerative origin, pre-senile dementia, senile dementia and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy or cortical basal degeneration.</p>
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4-(INDOL-3-YL)-PYRAZOLE DERIVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR USE (Fri, 15 May 2015)
The present invention relates to compound of Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable enantiomers, salts or solvates thereof. The invention further relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I as tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase (TDO2) inhibitors. The invention also relates to the use of the compounds of Formula I for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV, depression, and obesity. The invention also relates to a process for manufacturing compounds of Formula (I).
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ACETYLCHOLINE BINDING PROTEIN LIGANDS, COOPERATIVE NACHR MODULATORS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING (Fri, 15 May 2015)
The invention provides compositions and methods a) for increasing or stimulating the release of other transmitters (excitatory amino acids, inhibitor amino acids and biogenic amines) in the central nervous system (CNS) or the brain, or modulating, decreasing or increasing the activity of an AChR in the CNS or brain, b) for treating, ameliorating, preventing or lessening the symptoms of an addiction or substance abuse involving modulating, decreasing or increasing levels or activity of dopamine in the CNS or brain, c) for treating, ameliorating, preventing or lessening the symptoms of an addiction or substance abuse involving e.g., drugs, narcotics or tobacco use, and d) for treating, ameliorating, preventing or lessening the symptoms of a disease or condition i.e., dementia, Parkinson's disease, pain or chronic pain, an allodynia, autism, psychosis or schizophrenia, responsive to the modulation of, or a decrease or an increase in the activity of nAChR.
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INHIBITORS OF POLO-LIKE KINASE (Fri, 08 May 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides compounds having a structure according to Formula (I):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.56mm" wi="60.79mm" file="US20150126502A1-20150507-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or a salt or solvate thereof, wherein ring A, X, R<sup>1</sup>, R<sup>2</sup>, R<sup>3</sup>, R<sup>4</sup>, R<sup>5 </sup>and R<sup>6</sup>, are defined herein. The invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds of the invention and methods of making and using the compounds and compositions of the invention, e.g., in the treatment and prevention of various disorders, such as Parkinson's disease.</p>
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INDOLINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF PERK (Fri, 24 Apr 2015)
The invention is directed to substituted indoline derivatives. Specifically, the invention is directed to compounds according to Formula I: (I) wherein R1, R2 and R3 are defined herein. The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of PERK and can be useful in the treatment of cancer and diseases associated with activated unfolded protein response pathways, such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Type 1 diabetes, Parkinson disease, Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myocardial infarction, cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, and arrhythmias, and more specifically cancers of the breast, colon, pancreas and lung. Accordingly, the invention is further directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention. The invention is still further directed to methods of inhibiting PERK activity and treatment of disorders associated therewith using a compound of the invention or a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of the invention.
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BRANCHED CHAIN ALKYL HETEROAROMATIC RING DERIVATIVE (Thu, 23 Apr 2015)
A branched chain alkyl heteroaromatic ring derivative represented by formula (Ia) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is useful for treatment or prophylaxis of diseases such as sleep disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, schizophrenia, drug dependence, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, eating disorder, cephalalgia, hemicrania, pain, digestive diseases, epilepsy, inflammation, immune-related diseases, endocrine-related diseases and hypertension, on the basis of the orexin (OX) receptor antagonist activity.
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Metal Delivery Agents and Therapeutic Uses of the Same (Fri, 17 Apr 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to metal complexes, processes for their preparation and their use as pharmaceutical or veterinary agents, in particular for the treatment of conditions in which metal delivery can prevent, alleviate or ameliorate the condition. There are a number of clinical conditions which are caused by or associated with abnormal levels of metals (typically low metal levels). Conditions in of this type include cancer and conditions characterised by or associated with oxidative damage, more specifically neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Huntington's disease. The invention also relates to ligands useful in the preparation of metal complexes of this type.</p>
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Parkinson's Disease Biomarker (Fri, 17 Apr 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a biomarker for Parkinson's disease. The biomarker and products associated with the biomarker may be used to assist diagnosis or to assess onset and/or development of Parkinson's disease. The invention also relates to use of the biomarker in clinical screening, assessment of prognosis, evaluation of drug treatments, drug screening or drug development in the field of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's disease related disorders.</p>
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ORGANIC COMPOSITIONS TO TREAT HEPCIDIN-RELATED DISEASES (Fri, 10 Apr 2015)
The present disclosure relates to methods of treating Hepcidin-related diseases such as anemia, iron-deficient erythropoiesis, hypoferremia, impaired dietary iron uptake, iron sequestration, anemia of inflammation (AI) (sometimes designated anemia of chronic disease or ACD), atherosclerosis, diabetes, and multiple neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers disease, Parkinsons disease and Friedrichs ataxia, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, cardiorenal-anemia syndrome, infection, blood loss, hemolysis, vitamin B12 or folate deficiency, hyperparathyroidism, hemoglobinopathies and malignancies, cancer, AIDS, surgery, runted growth, and hair loss, using a therapeutically effective amount of a RNAi agent to Hepcidin.
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PRODRUG OF FLUORINE-CONTAINING AMINO ACID (Thu, 09 Apr 2015)
Provided are a fluorine-containing amino acid prodrug represented by general formula (I) that makes a fluorine-containing amino acid which is a group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist into a prodrug, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. More specifically, provided is a prodrug that increases the in vivo exposure and enhances the oral absorbability and other mucosal absorbability of a parent compound that acts on group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptors as an agent for the treatment or prevention of diseases in which group 2 metabotropic glutamate receptors are said to be involved, such as: schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and its related diseases, depression, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, developmental disorders, sleep disorders, and other neuropsychiatric diseases; and drug dependence, cognitive disorders, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's chorea, Parkinson's disease, movement disorders associated with muscular rigidity, cerebral ischemia, cerebral insufficiency, spinal cord disorders, cephalopathy, and other neurological diseases.
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Hydroxyl compounds and compositions for cholesterol management and related uses (Wed, 08 Apr 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel hydroxyl compounds, compositions comprising hydroxyl compounds, and methods useful for treating and preventing a variety of diseases and conditions such as, but not limited to aging, Alzheimer's Disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic retinopathy, a disorder of glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, dyslipoproteinemia, hypertension, impotence, inflammation, insulin resistance, lipid elimination in bile, obesity, oxysterol elimination in bile, pancreatitis, pancreatitius, Parkinson's disease, a peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-associated disorder, phospholipid elimination in bile, renal disease, septicemia, metabolic syndrome disorders (e.g., Syndrome X), thrombotic disorder. Compounds and methods of the invention can also be used to modulate C reactive protein or enhance bile production in a patient. In certain embodiments, the compounds, compositions, and methods of the invention are useful in combination therapy with other therapeutics, such as hypocholesterolemic and hypoglycemic agents.</p>
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SELECTIVE OCTAHYDRO-CYCLOPENTA[C] PYRROLE NEGATIVE MODULATORS OF NR2B (Fri, 03 Apr 2015)
Compounds that selectively negatively modulate NMDA receptors containing an NR1/NR2B subunit, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds, and methods of treating a disease using the compounds are disclosed. Such diseases include, without limitation, neurological dysfunction such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, and seizure disorders; emotional disorders; depression; bipolar disorder; obsessive-compulsive disorder; and other anxiety disorders.
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1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives as allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptors belonging to group III (Thu, 02 Apr 2015)
The present invention relates to the novel 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives of general Formula I, wherein A, B, M, X, Y, R 1 , R 2 and R 3 are defined in the application. The compounds of the invention are modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptors that belong to group III, especially subtype 4 (mGluR4) and are useful, optionally in the form of pharmaceutically approved salts, either alone or in combination with already existing drugs, for the manufacture of medicaments for the central nervous disorders such as Parkinson's disease, anxiety, schizophrenia, pain as well as other disorders modulated by mGlu4 receptors. Use of 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives represented by general formula 1, optionally in the form of pharmaceutically approved salts, for the manufacture of medicaments, either alone or in combination with already existing drugs, for the treatment of central nervous disorders such as Parkinson's disease, anxiety, schizophrenia, pain as well as other disorders modulated by mGlu4 receptors.
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TRANS-2-DECENOIC ACID DERIVATIVE AND DRUG CONTAINING SAME (Fri, 27 Mar 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a novel trans-2-decenoic acid derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical agent containing the compound as an active ingredient. The trans-2-decenoic acid derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, which is the compound of the present invention, is specifically represented by the general formula (I):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="13.12mm" wi="66.12mm" file="US20150087823A1-20150326-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein X is a substituent such as a 1-pyrrolidyl, a 3-thiazolizyl, or a piperidino, and the compound is highly useful as a pharmaceutical agent, such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for a peripheral nerve disorder induced by administration of an anticancer agent, a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for neurodegenerative diseases or mental diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetic neuropathy, depression, glaucoma, or autistic disorder spectrum, a therapeutic or repairing agent for spinal cord injury, analgesics against various pain diseases, or the like.</p>
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AMIDE COMPOUNDS, COMPOSITIONS AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF (Fri, 06 Mar 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present disclosure relates to substituted amide compounds that are inhibitors of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH), their stereoisomers, tautomers, prodrugs, polymorphs, solvates, pharmaceutically acceptable salts, and pharmaceutical compositions containing them. These compounds are useful in the treatment, prevention, prophylaxis, management, or adjunct treatment of all medical conditions related to inhibition of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH), such as pain including acute and post operative pain, chronic pain, cancer pain, cancer chemotherapy induced pain, neuropathic pain, nociceptive pain, inflammatory pain, back pain, pain due to disease of various origin such as: diabetic neuropathy, neurotropic viral disease including human immunodeficient virus (HIV), herpes zoster such as post herpetic neuralgia; polyneuropathy, neurotoxicity, mechanical nerve injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, immunologic mechanisms like multiple sclerosis; sleep disorders, anxiety and depression disorders, inflammatory disorders, weight and eating disorders, Parkinson's disease, addiction, spasticity, hypertension or other disorders. The disclosure also relates to the process of preparation of the amide compounds.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="24.21mm" wi="74.08mm" file="US20150065464A1-20150305-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">The present disclosure also relates to methods for the preparation of such compounds, and to pharmaceutical compositions containing them.</p>
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SALICYLIC ACID DERIVATIVES USEFUL AS GLUCOCEREBROSIDASE ACTIVATORS (Fri, 06 Mar 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds of Formula (I) and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof are disclosed. The variables. R<sub>1</sub>-R<sub>13</sub>, m, n, o, and p are disclosed herein. The compounds are useful for treating Gaucher disease and inhibiting the onset of Gaucher disease symptoms in a patient having a GBA gene mutation and for treating Parkinson's disease. Pharmaceutical compositions containing compounds of Formula (I) and methods of treatment comprising administering compounds of Formula (I) are also disclosed.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="47.84mm" wi="74.42mm" file="US20150065469A1-20150305-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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TRANS-2-DECENOIC ACID DERIVATIVE AND DRUG CONTAINING SAME (Thu, 05 Mar 2015)
The present invention relates to a novel trans-2-decenoic acid derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical agent containing the compound as an active ingredient. The trans-2-decenoic acid derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, which is the compound of the present invention, is specifically represented by the general formula (I): wherein X is a substituent such as a 1-pyrrolidyl, a 3-thiazolizyl, or a piperidino, and the compound is highly useful as a pharmaceutical agent, such as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for a peripheral nerve disorder induced by administration of an anticancer agent, a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for neurodegenerative diseases or mental diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer's diasease, Parkinson's disease, diabetic neuropathy, depression, glaucoma, or autistic disorder spectrum, a therapeutic or repairing agent for spinal cord injury, analgesics against various pain diseases, or the like.
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INHIBITORS OF HUMAN 12/15-LIPOXYGENASE (Fri, 27 Feb 2015)
A systematic screening has revealed a family of compounds that exhibit inhibitory effects on 12/15-lipoxygenase. Accordingly, the present invention relates to the use of these compounds for the inhibition of 12/15-lipoxygenase and for the treatment of a condition involving 12/15-lipoxygenase. Exemplary conditions include, but are not limited to, stroke, periventricular leukomalacia, cardiac arrest with resuscitation, atherosclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and breast cancer.
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Fri, 27 Feb 2015)
The present invention is directed to azaindazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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Arylsulfonyl pyrazoline carboxamidine derivatives as 5-HT<sub>6 </sub>antagonists (Fri, 20 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention concerns arylsulfonyl pyrazoline carboxamidine derivatives as antagonists of 5-ht6 receptors, to methods for the preparation of these compounds and to novel intermediates useful for their synthesis. The invention also relates to the uses of such compounds and compositions, particularly their use in administering them to patients to achieve a therapeutic effect in Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, manic depression, psychoses, epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorders, mood disorders, migraine, Alzheimer's disease, age related cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, panic attacks, akathisia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attention deficit disorder, withdrawal from abuse of cocaine, ethanol, nicotine or benzodiazepines, pain, disorders associated with spinal trauma or head injury, hydrocephalus, functional bowel disorder, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity and type-2 diabetes. The compounds have the general formula (1) wherein the symbols have the meanings given in the description.</p>
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Pyrazole aminopyrimidine derivatives as LRRK2 modulators (Fri, 20 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Pyrazole compounds that are modulators of LRRK2, methods of making the compounds, and methods for using the compounds for treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 receptor, such as Parkinson's disease.</p>
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Bicyclic pyrazole LRRK2 small molecule inhibitors (Fri, 20 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds of formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.02mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US09212186-20151215-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000"> <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof,</li> <li id="ul0002-0002" num="0000">wherein X, R<sup>1</sup>, R<sup>2</sup>, R<sup>3 </sup>and A are as defined herein. Also disclosed are methods of making the compounds and using the compounds for treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 receptor, such as Parkinson's disease.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </p>
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FUSED AZOLE DERIVATIVE (Fri, 13 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides agents for treating or preventing diseases such as mood disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, eating disorder, hypertension, gastrointestinal disease, drug addiction, epilepsy, cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, cerebral edema, head injury, inflammation, immune-related disease, alopecia. Specifically, the invention provides fused azole derivatives represented by general formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that have an antagonistic action against the arginine-vasopressin 1b receptor:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="29.97mm" wi="76.20mm" file="US20150045551A1-20150212-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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HETEROCYCLIC ACETAMIDE COMPOUND (Fri, 13 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A compound which is useful as a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulator (D1 PAM) is provided. The present inventors have studied a compound which has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and is useful as an active ingredient of a pharmaceutical composition for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like, and they have thus found that a heterocyclic acetamide compound has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity, thereby completing the present invention. The heterocyclic acetamide compound of the present invention has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and can be used as an agent for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like.</p>
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Compounds, compositions and methods for the treatment of tauopathies (Fri, 06 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Bis- and tris-dihydroxyaryl compounds and their methylenedioxy analogs and pharmaceutically acceptable esters, their synthesis, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and their use in the treatment of tauopathies, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, and the manufacture of medicaments for such treatment.</p>
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NOVEL METHYSERGIDE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 06 Feb 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided herein are novel methysergide derivatives and compositions thereof. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of a variety of medical disorders or symptoms thereof, such as, migraine and Parkinson's disease using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein, such as, for example, are methods for antagonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor without agonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein such as, for example, are methods of agonizing the 5-HT<sub>1A </sub>receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein.</p>
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GHRELIN SPLICE VARIANT FOR TREATING NEURONAL DAMAGE,NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE, PARKINSONS DISEASE, ALZHEIMERS DISEASE, AND/OR DEPRESSION (Fri, 06 Feb 2015)
The present disclosure relates, in one aspect, to use of ghrelin splice variant or an analogue thereof, or a ghrelin splice variant-like compound for the preparation of a medicament for one or more of: treatment and/or prevention of neuronal damage and/or neurodegeneration and, prophylaxis or treatment of neuronal damage and/or neurodegenerative disease, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, depression stimulation of neuronal activity. A further aspect relates to a number of new ghrelin splice variant-like compounds and uses thereof, as well as to pharmaceutical compositions and medical packaging comprising the new ghrelin splice variant-like compounds.
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SUBSTITUTED BENZAMIDE DERIVATIVES AS IN VITRO MAO-B INHIBITORS (Fri, 06 Feb 2015)
The invention relates to the use of substituted benzamide derivatives of Formula I: Wherein: A1 and A2 are -N or -CH, so that if A1 is -N, then A2 is -CH and If A2 is -N, then A1 is -CH; R is a hydrogen atom, or represents branched or unbranched -(C1-C3)-alkyl, -(C1-C3)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, -(C1 -C3)-O-(C1-C3), -(C1-C3)-O-(C1-C3), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, or R is a group wherein R3 and R4 both together or independently are halogen, hydroxyl, -(C1-C3)alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, -O-(C1-C3)-alkyl, -O-(C1-C3)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, -O-(C1-C3)-O-(C1-C3), -O-(C1-C3)-O-(C1-C3), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen; R1 and R2 both together or independently are halogen, hydroxyl, -(C1-C3)-alkyl, -(C1-C3)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen or hydroxyl, -O- (C1-C3)-alkyl, -O-(C1-C3)-alkyl, wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, -Ο-(C1-C3)-Ο-(C1-C3), -0-(C1C3)-O-(C1C3), wherein one, two or three hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a halogen, their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, isomers or mixtures thereof as in vitro selective MAO-B inhibitors. The substituted benzamide derivatives of Formula I, their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, isomers or mixtures thereof are useful for the manufacture of a medicament for prevention and treatment of acute and chronic neurological disorders, cognitive and neurodegenerative diseases, more precisely for the manufacture of a medicament for prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease.
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FUSED AZOLE DERIVATIVE (Thu, 05 Feb 2015)
The present invention provides agents for treating or preventing diseases such as mood disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, eating disorder, hypertension, gastrointestinal disease, drug addiction, epilepsy, cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, cerebral edema, head injury, inflammation, immune-related disease, alopecia. Specifically, the invention provides fused azole derivatives represented by general formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that have an antagonistic action against the arginine-vasopressin 1b receptor:
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PYRROLOQUINOLINE DERIVATIVES AS 5-HT6 ANTAGONISTS, PREPARATION METHOD AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 30 Jan 2015)
This invention concerns pyrroloquinoline derivatives as antagonists of 5-HT6 receptors, to methods for the preparation of these compounds and to novel intermediates useful for their synthesis. The invention also relates to the uses of such compounds and compositions, particularly their use in administering them to patients to achieve a therapeutic effect in schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, maniac depression, epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorders, mood disorders, migraine, Alzheimer's disease, age related cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, panic attacks, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attention deficit disorder, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, withdrawal from abuse of cocaine, ethanol, nicotine or benzodiazepines, pain, obesity and type-2 diabetes, functional bowel disorder, Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The compounds have the general formula (XIV), wherein the symbols have the meanings given in the description.
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PPAR-SPARING COMPOUNDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF METABOLIC DISEASES (Fri, 30 Jan 2015)
The present invention relates to hydroxamate compounds and pharmaceutical compositions that are useful for treating and/or preventing metabolic inflammation mediated diseases such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, a neurodegenerative disorder (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, or Huntington's disease), or any combination thereof. Moreover, the present invention also provides methods of treatment for these diseases or disorders.
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Quinazolinone compounds (Fri, 23 Jan 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to quinazolinone compounds, processes for their preparation and their use as pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD). The quinazolinone compounds are of general formula (I).</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.14mm" wi="58.34mm" file="US09145375-20150929-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR MANF AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 16 Jan 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention generally relates to the field of treatment of neuronal disorders and more particularly to neurotrophic factor MANF and uses thereof. The present invention provides a pharmaceutical compound comprising MANF nucleic acid molecule, MANF protein or a functional fragment thereof for the treatment of a peripherial neuropathy including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, drug addiction and ischemic brain injury.</p>
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Compounds for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases (Fri, 09 Jan 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts for treatment of synucleinopathies, such as Parkinson's disease and tauopathies.</p>
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 02 Jan 2015)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.46mm" wi="59.61mm" file="US20150005313A1-20150101-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), age-related cognitive decline, dementia, and Parkinson's disease.</p>
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NOVEL INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN KINASE C EPSILON SIGNALING (Thu, 01 Jan 2015)
The present invention relates to novel inhibitors of protein kinase C epsilon (PKCε) signaling, including in particular the compounds of formula (I) as described and defined herein, pharmaceutical compositions comprising these inhibitors, and their use in the treatment or prevention of disorders such as, e.g., a cardiovascular disorder, cardiac hypertrophy, heart failure, anxiety, pain, chronic pain, migraine, an allergy, an inflammatory disorder, an autoimmune disorder, diabetes, diabetic complications, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic cardiomyopathy, diabetic neuropathy, cancer, metastatic cancer, drug-resistant cancer, stomach cancer, lung cancer, thyroid cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, a neurological disorder, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, bipolar disorder, stroke, alopecia, or alcoholism.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Thu, 01 Jan 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1 -mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), age-related cognitive decline, dementia, and Parkinson's disease.
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Thu, 01 Jan 2015)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds or salts, and their uses for treating D1 -mediated (or D1 -associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), age-related cognitive decline, dementia, and Parkinson's disease.</p>
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2,5-disubstituted-pyridyl nicotinic ligands, and methods of use thereof (Fri, 26 Dec 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Disclosed are heterocyclic compounds that are ligands for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. The compounds are useful for treating a mammal suffering from any one of a range of therapeutic indications, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, dyskinesias, Tourette's syndrome, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, pain, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, chemical substance abuse, alcoholism, memory deficit, pseudodementia, Ganser's syndrome, migraine pain, bulimia, obesity, premenstrual syndrome or late luteal phase syndrome, tobacco abuse, post-traumatic syndrome, social phobia, chronic fatigue syndrome, premature ejaculation, erectile difficulty, anorexia nervosa, disorders of sleep, autism, mutism, trichotillomania, and hypothermia.</p>
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INDOLIN-2-ONE OR PYRROLO-PYRIDIN/PYRIMIDIN-2-ONE DERIVATIVES (Thu, 25 Dec 2014)
The present invention is concerned with 2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-indoles of general formula (I) wherein Ar is a heteroaryl group, containing one, two or three heteroatoms, selected from N, S or O; R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, halogen, amino, dimethylamino, cyano, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkyl substituted by hydroxy, CH(OH)CF3, (CH2)o-lower alkoxy, cycloalkyl optionally substituted by CF3, or heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted by lower alkyl; R2 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, (CH2)o-cycloalkyl, (CH2)o-O-cycloalkyl, (CH2)o-lower alkoxy, CH2)o-lower alkoxy substituted by halogen, (CH2)o-heterocycloalkyl optionally substituted by lower alkyl, (CH2)o-S(O)2-cycloalkyl, lower alkyl substituted by one or two hydroxy, lower alkyl substituted by one or two lower alkoxy, (CH2)o-S(O)2-lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen or CH2CH(OH)CF3; R3 is halogen or lower alkyl; X is CH or N; X1 is CH or N; n is 1 or 2; o is 0, 1, 2 or 3; m is 0, 1 or 2; and the dotted line is a bond or not; as well as with a pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, with a racemic mixture, or with its corresponding enantiomer and/or optical isomer and/or stereoisomer thereof The compounds may be used for the treatment of certain central nervous system disorders which are positive (psychosis) and negative symptoms of schizophrenia, substance abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorders, cognitive impairment, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, major depression, treatment resistant depression, anxiety disorders, Alzheimer's disease, autism, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, borderline personality disorder, sleep disturbances, chronic fatigue syndrome, stiffness, antiinflammatory effects in arthritis and balance problems.
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-5,6-DIHYDROIMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRAZIN-3(2H)-ONE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydroimidazo[1,5-a]pyrazin-3(2H)-one derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-6,7-DIHYDRO[1,2,3]TRIAZOLO[1,5-A]PYRAZINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 6,7-dihydro[1,2,3]triazolo[1,5-a]pyrazin- 6-yl derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age- related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
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BIDENTATE-BINDING MODULATORS OF LRRK2 AND JNK KINASES (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
Both JNK and LRRK2 are associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), myocardial infarction (Ml), and other medical disorders. Here we report a reasonably selective and potent kinase inhibitors (e.g., compounds 6 and 10) that bound to both JNK and LRRK2 (a dual inhibitor). A bidentate-binding strategy that simultaneously utilized the ATP hinge binding and a unique protein surface site outside of the ATP pocket was applied to the design and identification of this kind of inhibitor. Compound 6 was a potent JNK3 and modest LRRK2 dual inhibitor with an enzyme IC50 value of 12 nM and 99 nM (LRRK2-G2019S), respectively. 6 also exhibited good cell potency, inhibited LRRK2:G2019S induced mitochondrial dysfunction in SHSY5Y cells, and was demonstrated to be reasonably selective against a panel of 116 kinases from representative kinase families.
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-5,6-DIHYDROIMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRAZINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydroimidazo[1,5-a]pyrazinyl derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-6,7-DIHYDRO[1,2,3]TRIAZOLO[1,5-A]PYRAZINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 6,7-dihydro[1,2,3]triazolo[1,5-a]pyrazin- 6-yl derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age- related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.</p>
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4-AMINO-6-PHENYL-5,6-DIHYDROIMIDAZO[1,5-A]PYRAZINE DERIVATIVES AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-SECRETASE (BACE) (Fri, 19 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 5,6-dihydroimidazo[1,5-a]pyrazinyl derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, in particular BACE1 and/or BACE2 (wherein BACE1, is also known as Asp2, or memapsin2 and BACE2 is also known as Asp1, Memapsin 1 or DRAP). The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, dementia associated with beta-amyloid, age-related macular degeneration, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders.</p>
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Metal delivery agents and terapeutic uses of the same (Thu, 18 Dec 2014)
The present invention relates to metal complexes, processes for their preparation and their use as pharmaceutical or veterinary agents, in particular for the treatment of conditions in which metal delivery can prevent, alleviate or ameliorate the condition. There are a number of clinical conditions which are caused by or associated with abnormal levels of metals (typically low metal levels). Conditions in of this type include cancer and conditions characterised by or associated with oxidative damage, more specifically neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Huntingdon's disease. The invention also relates to ligands useful in the preparation of metal complexes of this type.
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Method of making monomethyl fumarate (Fri, 12 Dec 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Methods of making monomethyl fumarate, which can then also be used in methods of making prodrugs of monomethyl fumarate, are disclosed. Monomethyl fumarate and prodrugs of monomethyl fumarate are useful for treating neurodegenerative, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, irritable bowel disorder, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.</p>
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METHOD OF MAKING MONOMETHYL FUMARATE (Fri, 12 Dec 2014)
Methods of making monomethyl fumarate, which can then also be used in methods of making prodrugs of monomethyl fumarate, are disclosed. Monomethyl fumarate and prodrugs of monomethyl fumarate are useful for treating neurodegenerative, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, irritable bowel disorder, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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4-(5-(4-CHLOROPHENYL)-2-(2-CYCLOPROPYLACETYL)-1,4-DIMETHYL-1H-PYRROL-3-YL)BENZENESULFONAMIDE AS ALPHA 7 NACHR MODULATOR (Fri, 12 Dec 2014)
Disclosed are an alpha 7 nAChR receptor modulator compound, 4- (5-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-(2-cyclopropylacetyl)- 1,4-dimethyl- lH-pyrrol-3- yljbenzenesulfonamide, its tautomeric form, its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compound or a salt thereof, and a method of treating various diseases, disorders or conditions, for example, Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, senile dementia, vascular dementia, dementia of Parkinson's disease, and attention deficit disorder.
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3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-2(1<i>H</i>)-yl compounds (Fri, 05 Dec 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention provides certain 3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-2(1H)-yl compounds, particularly compounds of formula I, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. The invention further provides methods of using a compound of formula I to treat cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson's disease or schizophrenia.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="43.35mm" wi="64.35mm" file="US08962654-20150224-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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3,4-DIHYDROISOQUINOLIN-2(1H)-YL COMPOUNDS (Fri, 05 Dec 2014)
The invention provides certain 3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-2(1H)-yl compounds, particularly compounds of formula (I), and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. The invention further provides methods of using a compound of formula (I) to treat cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson's disease or schizophrenia.
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1,3-diphenylpropane derivatives, preparations and uses thereof (Fri, 28 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel 1,3-diphenylpropane derivatives, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the same and therapeutic uses thereof, in particular in the fields of human and animal health. The compounds according to the present invention have intrinsic PPAR agonist properties. They are therefore of particular interest in the treatment of metabolic and/or inflammatory diseases and particularly peripheral and central diseases associated with the metabolic syndrome, such as diverse forms of steatohepatitis, type 2 diabetes, diverse neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.</p>
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Nicotine receptor targeted compounds and compositions (Fri, 21 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The invention relates to the design and synthesis of novel anabaseine-based compounds, which are useful in treating or preventing a wide variety of conditions, including nervous system diseases or disorders, such as, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, drug dependence, and substance addiction, and compositions, kits, and methods thereof. The invention also provides novel anabaseine-based compounds, compositions, kits, and methods thereof for treating or preventing non-nerve system diseases or disorders (such as, inflammation and cancer) in a subject identified in need thereof. Certain enantiomeric compounds of the invention exhibited enhanced selectivity toward α7 nAChRs relative to alpha4beta2 nAChRs. Other enantiomeric compounds of the invention exhibited enhanced selectivity for alpha4beta2 nAChRs relative to α7 nAChRs.</p>
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Magnesium compositions and uses thereof for neurological disorders (Fri, 21 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A composition for administration to a subject, such as oral administration to a subject, for example, has been provided. Such a composition may comprise at least one magnesium-counter ion compound. A magnesium-counter ion composition described herein may be useful for any of a variety of applications provided herein, such as maintaining, enhancing, and/or improving health, nutrition, and/or another condition of a subject, and/or cognitive, learning, and/or memory function. A magnesium-counter ion composition provided herein may be useful for administration to a subject presenting magnesium deficiency, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ALS, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, migraine, anxiety disorder, mood disorder, and/or hypertension. A kit, method, and other associated technology are also provided.</p>
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Anti-depression compounds (Fri, 21 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This technology relates generally to compounds and methods for stimulating neurogenesis (e.g., post-natal neurogenesis, including post-natal hippocampal and hypothalamic neurogenesis) and/or protecting neuronal cell from cell death. Various compounds are disclosed herein. In vivo activity tests suggest that these compounds may have therapeutic benefits in neuropsychiatric and/or neurodegenerative diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, normal aging, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, stroke, radiation therapy, chronic stress, abuse of a neuro-active drug, retinal degeneration, spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, physiological weight loss associated with various conditions, as well as cognitive decline associated with normal aging, chemotherapy, and the like.</p>
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HETEROCYCLIC DERIVATIVES AS TRACE AMINE ASSOCIATED RECEPTORS (TAARS) (Thu, 20 Nov 2014)
The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) wherein R<sp>1</sp> is a one or two membered heteroaryl group, selected from the group consisting of formula (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j); R<sp>2</sp> is hydrogen or halogen; or R<sp>1</sp> and R<sp>2</sp> may form together with the carbon atoms to with they are attached the following rings formula (k), (l), (m), (n), (o). R<sp>3</sp> is hydrogen, halogen or lower alkyl; n is 1 or 2; R<sp>4</sp> is phenyl, optionally substituted by one or two substituents, selected from halogen or cyano, or is pyridinyl, optionally substituted by halogen, or is tetrahydropyran, or is -NH-C(O)-phenyl, optionally substituted by halogen; R<sp>5</sp> is hydrogen or halogen; R<sp>6</sp> – R<sp>13</sp> are phenyl, optionally substituted by halogen: R<sp>14</sp> is –NH-C(O)-phenyl, substituted by halogen; R<sp>15</sp> is hydrogen, lower alkyl substituted by halogen or is halogen; R<sp>16</sp> is hydrogen or lower alkoxy; R<sp>17</sp> is pyridinyl, optionally substituted by lower alkoxy or lower alkyl substituted by halogen; or to a pharmaceutically suitable acid addition salt thereof, to all racemic mixtures, to all their corresponding enantiomers and/or optical isomers and to all tautomeric forms of compounds of formula I. The compounds of formula I have a good affinity to the trace amine associated receptors (TAARs), especially for TAAR1. The compounds may be used for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stress-related disorders, psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, neurological diseases such as Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, hypertension, substance abuse and metabolic disorders such as eating disorders, diabetes, diabetic complications, obesity, dyslipidemia, disorders of energy consumption and assimilation, disorders and malfunction of body temperature homeostasis, disorders of sleep and circadian rhythm, and cardiovascular disorders.
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Heteroaromatic compounds and their use as dopamine D1 ligands (Fri, 14 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.71mm" wi="62.15mm" file="US09133190-20150915-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof and N-oxides of the foregoing; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds, salts or N-oxides, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, impulsivity, compulsive gambling, overeating, autism spectrum disorder, MCI, age-related cognitive decline, dementia, RLS, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, anxiety, depression, MDD, TRD, and bipolar disorder. </p>
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Dopamine D3 receptor ligands and preparation and medical uses of the same (Fri, 07 Nov 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a novel piperazine derivative represented by Formula I having an activity for regulating dopamine D3 receptor, stereoisomers thereof, pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound, a process for preparing the same, and use thereof in the prevention or treatment of a disease associated with central nervous system dysfunction, such as Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, drug addiction and relapse, as well as kidney protection and immunoregulation, or as a tool for researching D3R function or diseases associated with D3R dysfunction.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="22.27mm" wi="73.07mm" file="US09227944-20160105-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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Phenyl-substituted nicotinic ligands, and methods of use thereof (Fri, 31 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Disclosed are compounds and methods of using them to treat a disorder selected from the group consisting of addiction, pain, obesity, schizophrenia, epilepsy, mania and manic depression, anxiety, Alzheimer's disease, learning deficit, cognition deficit, attention deficit, memory loss, Lewy Body Dementia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Tourette's syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammation, stroke, spinal cord injury, dyskinesias, obsessive compulsive disorder, chemical substance abuse, alcoholism, memory deficit, pseudodementia, Ganser's syndrome, migraine pain, bulimia, premenstrual syndrome or late luteal phase syndrome, tobacco abuse, post-traumatic syndrome, social phobia, chronic fatigue syndrome, premature ejaculation, erectile difficulty, anorexia nervosa, autism, mutism, trichotillomania, hypothermia, and disorders of sleep.</p>
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METHOD OF TREATING PARKINSON'S DISEASE WITH A DIARYLMETHYLPIPERAZINE COMPOUNDS EXHIBITING DELTA OPIOID RECEPTOR AGONIST ACTIVITY (Fri, 24 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compositions and methods for treatment of Parkinson's disease to reduce the negative side effects of the disease by administering a therapeutically effective diarylmethylpiperazine compound which exhibits delta opioid receptor agonist activity, and optionally, mu receptor antagonist activity.</p>
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Arylpyrrolopyridine derived compounds as LRRK2 inhibitors (Fri, 24 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to arylpyrrolopyridine derivatives of formula (A)</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.70mm" wi="54.27mm" file="US20140315901A1-20141023-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 such as Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease or cancer.</p>
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Heterocyclic acetamide compound (Fri, 24 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">[Problem] A compound which is useful as a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulator (D1 PAM) is provided.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">[Means for Solution] The present inventors have studied a compound which has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and is useful as an active ingredient of a pharmaceutical composition for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like, and they have thus found that a heterocyclic acetamide compound has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity, thereby completing the present invention. The heterocyclic acetamide compound of the present invention has a dopamine D1 receptor positive allosteric modulating activity and can be used as an agent for preventing and/or treating cognitive impairment, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, drug addictions, or the like.</p>
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ARYLPYRROLOPYRIDINE DERIVED COMPOUNDS AS LRRK2 INHIBITORS (Fri, 24 Oct 2014)
The present invention is directed to arylpyrrolopyridine derivatives of formula (A) (A). The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 such as Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease cancer.
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Substituted 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazolo [3, 4-<i>b</i>] pyridine and pyrazolo [3, 4-<i>b</i>] pyridine derivatives as protein kinase inhibitors (Fri, 17 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Substituted 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridine, 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine and pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridine derivatives according to formula I, II and VII, and methods for making same, which are inhibitors of constitutively activated Tyrosine Kinase-Like (TKL), CMGC protein kinases family members and can be useful in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Down's Syndrome, Huntington's disease, other neurodegenerative and central nervous system disorders, cancer, metabolic disorders and inflammatory diseases. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds and methods of inhibiting wild type and/or mutated protein kinase activities of these families and the treatment of disorders associated therewith using compounds and pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds.</p>
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6-DIFLUOROMETHYL-5,6-DIHYDRO-2H-[1,4]OXAZIN-3-AMINE DERIVATIVES (Thu, 16 Oct 2014)
The invention relates to novel 6-difluoromethyl-5,6-dihydro-2H-[l,4]oxazin-3- amine derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, BACE1, Asp2, or memapsin2. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, multi-infarct dementia, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease and dementia associated with beta-amyloid.
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5-(3-AMINOPHENYL)-5-ALKYL-5,6-DIHYDRO-2H-[1,4]OXAZIN-3-AMINE DERIVATIVES FOR THE TREATMENT OF DISORDERS IN WHICH BETA-SECRETASE IS INVOLVED (Thu, 16 Oct 2014)
The present invention relates to novel 5-(3-aminophenyl)-5-alkyl-5,6-dihydro- 2<i>H</i>-[1,4]oxazin-3-amine derivatives as inhibitors of beta-secretase, also known as beta- site amyloid cleaving enzyme, BACE, BACE 1, Asp2, or memapsin2. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, to processes for preparing such compounds and compositions, and to the use of such compounds and compositions for the prevention and treatment of disorders in which beta-secretase is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment, senility, dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, multi-infarct dementia, Down's syndrome, dementia associated with stroke, dementia associated with Parkinson's disease and dementia associated with beta-amyloid. (Formula I)
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COMPOUNDS FOR TREATING PERIPHERAL; NEUROPATHIES AND OTHER NEURODEGENERATIVE; DISORDERS (Fri, 10 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds and methods for treating or preventing a neurodegenerative disease, disorder or condition associated with the overall activity of hsp90 but not with the ATPase activity of hsp90, including peripheral neuropathy, such as peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy or diabetes, disorders 5 of the central nervous system, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinsons disease, and motor neuron diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in a subject are provided.</p>
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SULFONYLPYRAZOLE AND SULFONYLPYRAZOLINE CARBOXAMIDINE DERIVATIVES AS 5-HT6 ANTAGONISTS (Fri, 10 Oct 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention concerns compounds of the general formula (1):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="39.37mm" wi="69.85mm" file="US20140303372A1-20141009-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">and derivatives thereof, which are antagonists of 5-HT<sub>6 </sub>receptors, wherein the symbols have the meanings given in the description. The invention also concerns methods for the preparation of these compounds, to novel intermediates useful for their synthesis, and to uses of such compounds and compositions, particularly their use in administering them to patients to achieve a therapeutic effect in treating at least on disease or condition chosen from Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, manic depression, psychoses, epilepsy, obsessive compulsive disorders, mood disorders, migraine, Alzheimer's disease, age related cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, panic attacks, akathisia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attention deficit disorder, withdrawal from abuse of cocaine, ethanol, nicotine or benzodiazepines, pain, disorders associated with spinal trauma or head injury, hydrocephalus, functional bowel disorder, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, obesity and type-2 diabetes.</p>
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2-HALO-5-ALKYNYL-PYRIDYL NICOTINIC LIGANDS (Fri, 03 Oct 2014)
Disclosed are heterocyclic compounds that are ligands for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. The compounds are useful for treating a mammal suffering from any one of a range of therapeutic indications, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, dyskinesias, Tourette's syndrome, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, pain, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, chemical substance abuse, alcoholism, memory deficit, pseudodementia, Ganser's syndrome, migraine pain, bulimia, obesity, premenstrual syndrome or late luteal phase syndrome, tobacco abuse, post-traumatic syndrome, social phobia, chronic fatigue syndrome, premature ejaculation, erectile difficulty, anorexia nervosa, disorders of sleep, autism, mutism, trichotillomania, and hypothermia.
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URIDINE NUCLEOSIDE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE (Fri, 03 Oct 2014)
This disclosure relates to uridine nucleoside derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those nucleoside derivatives and methods of using those nucleoside derivatives or compositions in treating disorders that are responsive to ligands, such as agonists, of P2Y6 receptor, e.g., neuronal disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease) and traumatic CNS injury, pain, Down Syndrome (DS), glaucoma and inflammatory conditions.
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MONO-FLUORO BETA-SECRETASE INHIBITORS (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Beta-secretase inhibitors, of formula (I) as described in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and therapeutic methods using them for the treatment and/or prevention of Aβ-related pathologies such as Down's syndrome, β-amyloid angiopathy such as but not limited to cerebral amyloid angiopathy or hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, disorders associated with cognitive impairment such as but not limited to MCI (“mild cognitive impairment”), Alzheimer's Disease, memory loss, attention deficit symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia including dementia of mixed vascular and degenerative origin, pre-senile dementia, senile dementia and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy or cortical basal degeneration.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="36.66mm" wi="55.71mm" file="US20140288091A1-20140925-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IMPROVING COGNITIVE FUNCTION (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
This invention relates to methods and compositions for treating cognitive impairment associated with central nervous system (CNS) disorders. In particular, it relates to the use of a a5 -containing GABAA receptor agonist in combination with memantine or a derivative or an analog thereof, in treating cognitive impairment associated with central nervous system (CNS) disorders in a subject in need or at risk thereof, including, without limitation, subjects having or at risk for age-related cognitive impairment, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), amnestic MCI (aMCI), Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI), Age Related Cognitive Decline (ARCD), dementia, Alzheimer's Disease(AD), prodromal AD, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, cancer-therapy-related cognitive impairment, mental retardation, Parkinson's disease (PD), autism, compulsive behavior, and substance addiction.
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INHIBITORS OF LRRK2 KINASE ACTIVITY (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
The present invention provides compounds having a structure according to Formula I. The invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds of the invention and methods of making and using the compounds and compositions of the invention, e.g., in the treatment and prevention of various disorders, such as Parkinson's disease.
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P2X7 MODULATORS (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
The present invention is directed to a compound of Formula (I) or (la) The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula (I) or (la) and methods comprising administering of compounds of Formula (I) or (la) for treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, septic shock, allergic dermatitis, asthma, allergic asthma, mild to severe asthma, steroid resistant asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; airway hyper-responsiveness, diseases of the nervous and neuro-immune system, acute and chronic pain states of neuropathic pain, inflammatory pain, spontaneous pain, opioid induced pain, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, low back pain, chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, diseases involved with and without neuroinflammation of the central nervous system, mood disorders, major depression, major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, anxious depression, anxiety, cognition, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, epileptic seizures, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, autism, spinal cord injury and cerebral ischemia/traumatic brain injury, stress- related disorders, diseases of the cardiovascular, metabolic, gastrointestinal and urogenital systems such as diabetes, diabetes mellitus, thrombosis, irritable bowel syndrome, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ischemic heart disease, ischaemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, and lower urinary tract dysfunction such as incontinence, lower urinary tract syndrome, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, skeletal disorders, osteoporosis, osteopetrosis, and glaucoma, interstitial cystitis, cough, ureteric obstruction, sepsis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Chaga's Disease, chlamydia, neuroblastoma, Tuberculosis, and migraine.
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SUBSTITUTED BENZIMIDAZOLES AS NOCICEPTIN RECEPTOR MODULATORS (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
The invention provides modulators of the nociceptin receptor (NOP), including both agonists and antagonists. A compound of the invention can be a selective modulator of NOP with respect to the μ- and κ- opioid receptors (MOP and KOP), thus providing a therapeutic method for the treatment of conditions wherein selective NOP modulation is medically indicated and MOP or KOP modulation may be less desirable. A compound of the invention can be a NOP full agonist, partial agonist, inverse agonist, positive or negative allosteric modulator, or a functionally biased agonist. A compound of the invention can be used for the treatment of an anxiety state, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictive disorders (including overuse of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse such as cocaine, amphetamines, and opitates), misregulated food intake and/or energy expenditure, cough, sleep disorders, migraine, pain, depression, or neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsons disease or Alzheimers disease.
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P2X7 MODULATORS (Fri, 26 Sep 2014)
The present invention is directed to a compound of Formula (I) Formula (I) The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula (I) and methods comprising administering to a subject at least one compound selected from compounds of Formula (I) for treating diseases mediated by P2X7 receptor activity, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, septic shock, allergic dermatitis, asthma, allergic asthma, mild to severe asthma, steroid resistant asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; airway hyper-responsiveness, diseases of the nervous and neuro-immune system, acute and chronic pain states of neuropathic pain, inflammatory pain, spontaneous pain, opioid induced pain, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, low back pain, chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, diseases involved with and without neuroinflammation of the central nervous system, mood disorders, major depression, major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, anxious depression, anxiety, cognition, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, epileptic seizures, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, autism, spinal cord injury and cerebral ischemia/traumatic brain injury, stress-related disorders, diseases of the cardiovascular, metabolic, gastrointestinal and urogenital systems such as diabetes, diabetes mellitus, thrombosis, irritable bowel syndrome, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ischemic heart disease, ischaemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, and lower urinary tract dysfunction such as incontinence, lower urinary tract syndrome, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, skeletal disorders, osteoporosis, osteopetrosis, and glaucoma, interstitial cystitis, cough, ureteric obstruction, sepsis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Chaga's Disease, chlamydia, neuroblastoma, Tuberculosis, and migraine.
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MONO-FLUORO BETA-SECRETASE INHIBITORS (Thu, 25 Sep 2014)
Beta-secretase inhibitors, of formula (I) as described in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions comprising them and therapeutic methods using them for the treatment and/or prevention of Αβ-related pathologies such as Down's syndrome, β-amyloid angiopathy such as but not limited to cerebral amyloid angiopathy or hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, disorders associated with cognitive impairment such as but not limited to MCI ("mild cognitive impairment"), Alzheimer's Disease, memory loss, attention deficit symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration associated with diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia including dementia of mixed vascular and degenerative origin, pre-senile dementia, senile dementia and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy or cortical basal degeneration.
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AZOLE DERIVATIVE (Fri, 19 Sep 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides agents for treating or preventing diseases such as mood disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, eating disorder, hypertension, gastrointestinal disease, drug addiction, epilepsy, cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, cerebral edema, head injury, inflammation, immune-related disease, alopecia, and so forth.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000">Specifically, the invention provides azole derivatives represented by general formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that have an antagonistic action against the arginine-vasopressin (AVP) V1b receptor:</p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="46.82mm" wi="76.20mm" file="US20140275006A1-20140918-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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Novel anti-neurodegenerative natural compounds isolated from Alpiniae Oxyphyllae Fructus and their total synthesis (Fri, 19 Sep 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention is directed to novel compounds isolated or derived from Alpiniae oxyphyllae fructus, chemically synthesized novel compounds, methods of preparing the novel compounds and uses thereof as neuroprotectants or drugs for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease.</p>
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MAP KINASE MODULATORS AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 19 Sep 2014)
The invention provides for novel MAP kinase inhibitors and compositions comprising the same. In some embodiments, the MAP kinase inhibitors are p38a MAP kinase inhibitors. The invention further provides for methods for treatment of diseases comprising administration of MAP kinase inhibitors or compositions comprising MAP kinase inhibitors. In some embodiments, the disease is Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Huntington's Disease or Parkinson's Disease.
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BENZIMIDAZOLE DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 19 Sep 2014)
The present invention provides novel compounds of Formula (I), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, hydrates, polymorphs, co-crystals, tautomers, stereoisomers, isotopically labeled derivatives, prodrugs, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. The present invention also provides methods and kits using the inventive compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for treating and/or preventing diseases associated with protein aggregation, such as amyloidoses (e.g., Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease), treating and/or preventing neurodegenerative diseases, treating and/or preventing diseases associated with Tar DNA binding protein 43 kDa, reducing or preventing protein aggregation, and/or modulating E3 ubiquitin ligase in a subject in need thereof.
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NOVEL ANTI-NEURODEGENERATIVE NATURAL COMPOUNDS ISOLATED FROM ALPINIAE OXYPHYLLAE FRUCTUS AND TOTAL SYNTHESIS THEIROF (Fri, 19 Sep 2014)
Novel compounds isolated or derived from Alpiniae Oxyphyllae Fructus, chemically synthesized novel compounds, methods of preparing the novel compounds and uses thereof as neuroprotectants or drugs for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease are disclosed.
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Sat, 13 Sep 2014)
The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Sat, 13 Sep 2014)
The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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COMPOUNDS INHIBITING LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT KINASE ENZYME ACTIVITY (Sat, 13 Sep 2014)
The present invention is directed to indazole compounds which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
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Therapeutic agents useful for treating pain (Fri, 05 Sep 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A compound of formula:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.44mm" wi="19.47mm" file="US09301953-20160405-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> where Ar<sub>1</sub>, Ar<sub>2</sub>, X, R<sub>3</sub>, and m are as disclosed herein or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof (a “Cycloheteroalkenyl Compound”); compositions comprising an effective amount of a Cycloheteroalkenyl Compound; and methods for treating or preventing pain, UI, an ulcer, IBD, IBS, an addictive disorder, Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism, anxiety, epilepsy, stroke, a seizure, a pruritic condition, psychosis, a cognitive disorder, a memory deficit, restricted brain function, Huntington's chorea, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, dementia, retinopathy, a muscle spasm, a migraine, vomiting, dyskinesia, or depression in an animal comprising administering to an animal in need thereof an effective amount of a Cycloheteroalkenyl Compound are disclosed herein. </p>
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AZOLE DERIVATIVE (Thu, 04 Sep 2014)
The present invention provides agents for treating or preventing diseases such as mood disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, eating disorder, hypertension, gastrointestinal disease, drug addiction, epilepsy, cerebral infarction, cerebral ischemia, cerebral edema, head injury, inflammation, immune-related disease, alopecia, and so forth. Specifically, the invention provides azole derivatives represented by general formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that have an antagonistic action against the arginine-vasopressin (AVP) V1b receptor:
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Quinolone compound and pharmaceutical composition (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a quinolone compound that inhibits the chronic progression of Parkinson's disease or protects dopamine neurons from disease etiology, thereby suppressing the progression of neurological dysfunction, so as to prolong the period of time until L-dopa is administered while also improving neuronal function; the quinolone compound of the invention is represented by Formula (1):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.86mm" wi="69.85mm" file="USRE045108-20140902-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> wherein: <ul id="ul0001" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0001-0001" num="0000"> <ul id="ul0002" list-style="none"> <li id="ul0002-0001" num="0000">R<sub>1 </sub>represents hydrogen or the like;</li> <li id="ul0002-0002" num="0000">R<sub>2 </sub>represents hydrogen or the like;</li> <li id="ul0002-0003" num="0000">R<sub>3 </sub>represents substituted or unsubstituted phenyl or the like;</li> <li id="ul0002-0004" num="0000">R<sub>4 </sub>represents halogen or the like;</li> <li id="ul0002-0005" num="0000">R<sub>5 </sub>represents hydrogen or the like;</li> <li id="ul0002-0006" num="0000">R<sub>6 </sub>represents hydrogen or the like; and</li> <li id="ul0002-0007" num="0000">R<sub>7 </sub>represents hydrogen or the like.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </p>
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GAMMA-DIKETONES AS WNT/BETA -CATENIN SIGNALING PATHWAY ACTIVATORS (Fri, 29 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present disclosure provides γ-diketones or analogs thereof, that activate Wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treat or prevent diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries or spine injuries, brain atrophy/neurological disorders related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, including Parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; otic disorders like cochlear hair cell loss; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, such as hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.</p>
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Pharmaceutical composition comprising rotigotine salts (acid or Na), especially for iontophoresis (Fri, 29 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to new salts of 6-(propyl-(2-thiophen-2-ylethyl)amino)tetralin-1-ol(rotigotine), their use as a medicament, for example for the treatment of CNS disorders like Parkinson Disease, RLS, fibromyalgia and/or depression, in particular through electromotive administration. The present invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations suitable for iontophoresis that provide enhanced iontophoretic delivery of rotigotine to at least one target tissue. The formulations are further characterized by good to excellent solubility of the salts in aqueous solutions.</p>
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GAMMA-DIKETONES AS WNT/BETA -CATENIN SIGNALING PATHWAY ACTIVATORS (Fri, 29 Aug 2014)
The present disclosure provides ƴ-diketones or analogs thereof, that activate Wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treat or prevent diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries or spine injuries, brain atrophy/neurological disorders related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, including Parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; otic disorders like cochlear hair cell loss; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, such as hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.
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Neuroprotective multifunctional antioxidants and their monofunctional analogs (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The neuroprotective multifunctional antioxidants are compounds that contain a 2-diacetylamino-5-hydroxypyrimidine moiety, having the structural formula:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="33.61mm" wi="25.91mm" file="US08877766-20141104-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> wherein R<sub>1 </sub>is CH<sub>2 </sub>or C<sub>2</sub>H<sub>4</sub>; R<sub>2 </sub>is H or —OR<sub>4 </sub>where R<sub>4 </sub>is H or aryl; and R<sub>3a </sub>and R<sub>3b </sub>are independently selected from the group consisting of H and —O-alkyl. The antioxidants are orally bioavailable metal-attenuating multifunctional antioxidants that can independently attenuate transition metals, as well as scavenger free radicals. The multifunctional antioxidant compounds, by their ability to independently chelate metals, such as Fe, Cu or Zn, and scavenge free radicals generated from different sources, are neuroprotective and are beneficial for the treatment of various neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ALS, traumatic brain injury, ocular disorders, such as cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and other retinal degeneration, as well as for reducing the progression of diabetic complications. </p>
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Cycloalkyl-hydroxyl compounds and compositions for cholesterol management and related uses (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to novel cycloalkyl-hydroxyl compounds, compositions comprising hydroxyl compounds, and methods useful for treating and preventing a variety of diseases and conditions such as, but not limited to aging, Alzheimer's Disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic retinopathy, a disorder of glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, dyslipoproteinemia, hypertension, impotence, inflammation, insulin resistance, lipid elimination in bile, obesity, oxysterol elimination in bile, pancreatitis, Parkinson's disease, a peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-associated disorder, phospholipid elimination in bile, renal disease, septicemia, Syndrome X, thrombotic disorder. Compounds and methods of the invention can also be used to modulate C reactive protein or enhance bile production in a patient. In certain embodiments, the compounds, compositions, and methods of the invention are useful in combination therapy with other therapeutics, such as hypocholesterolemic and hypoglycemic agents.</p>
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Engineered polypeptides having enhanced duration of action with reduced immunogenicity (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds are provided having inter alia good duration of action, high potency and/or convenient dosing regimens including oral administration, and reduced immunogenicity. The compounds are engineered polypeptides which incorporate an albumin binding domain in combination with one or more biologically active polypeptides. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treatment for diseases and disorders including obesity and overweight, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, Alzheimer's disease, fatty liver disease, Short Bowel Syndrome, Parkinson's disease, and cardiovascular disease.</p>
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COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
The present application relates to a composition comprising a selective androgen modulating compound of formula (I) and selective estrogen receptor β agonist of formula (II). The present application also relates to the use of a selective androgen modulating compound of formula (I) in combination with a selective estrogen receptor β agonist of formula (II) in the treatment or prevention of neurodegenerative diseases or disorders,such as Alzheimer's disease, Huntigton's disease, Parkinson's disease, depression, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, symptoms associated with or caused by multiple sclerosis, and acute or chronic pain.
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NEUROPROTECTIVE MULTIFUNCTIONAL ANTIOXIDANTS AND THEIR MONOFUNCTIONAL ANALOGS (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
The neuroprotective multifunctional antioxidants are compounds that contain a 2-diacetylamino-5-hydroxypyrimidine moiety, having the structural formula: wherein R1 is CH2 or C2H4; R2 is H or -OR4 where R4 is H or aryl; and R3a and R3b are independently selected from the group consisting of H and -O-alkyl. The antioxidants are orally bioavailable metal-attenuating multifunctional antioxidants that can independently attenuate transition metals, as well as scavenger free radicals. The multifunctional antioxidant compounds, by their ability to independently chelate metals, such as Fe, Cu or Zn, and scavenge free radicals generated from different sources, are neuroprotective and are beneficial for the treatment of various neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ALS, traumatic brain injury, ocular disorders, such as cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and other retinal degeneration, as well as for reducing the progression of diabetic complications.
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Thienopyrimidinone derivatives as mGluR1 antagonists (Fri, 15 Aug 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Disclosed are thienopyrimidinone derivatives as antagonists that act on metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 1. The thienopyrimidinone derivatives show pharmacological activity against metabotropic glutamate receptor-related diseases, including pain, such as neuropathic pain and migraine, psychiatric diseases, such as anxiety disorder and schizophrenia, urinary incontinence, and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Also disclosed are methods for preparing the thienopyrimidinone derivatives, and pharmaceutical compositions containing the thienopyrimidinone derivatives as active ingredients.</p>
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N-SUBSTITUTED-5-SUBSTITUTED PHTHALAMIC ACIDS AS SORTILIN INHIBITORS (Fri, 01 Aug 2014)
The present invention is directed to N-substituted-5-substituted phthalamic acids which of formula (A). The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases treatment of a neurodegenerative disease, psychiatric disease, motorneuron disease, peripheral neuropathies, pain, neuroinflammation or atherosclerosis such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
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2-(substituted ethynyl)quinoline derivatives as mGLUr5 antagonists (Fri, 25 Jul 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided is a 2-(substituted ethynyl)quinoline derivative having an mGluR5 antagonistic activity and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compound of the present invention can be useful as a medicament for treating and preventing mGluR5 receptor-mediated diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, senile dementia, Parkinson's disease, L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia, Huntington's chorea, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder, depression, neuropathic pain, drug dependence, fragile X syndrome, autism, migraine and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).</p>
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SUBSTITUTED INDAZOLE OR INDOLE DERIVATIVES AS IN VITRO MAO-B INHIBITORS (Fri, 18 Jul 2014)
Substituted indazole or imidazole derivatives of formula I as in vitro selective and reversible MAO-B inhibitors and for use in the prevention and treatment of meurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disase and dementia
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Deuterium Substituted Fumarate Derivatives (Fri, 11 Jul 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided is a compound of formula (I):</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="19.39mm" wi="55.03mm" file="US20140194427A1-20140710-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Also provided is a method of treating, prophylaxis, or amelioration of a disease, comprising administering to a subject in need of treatment for the disease an effective amount of a compound of formula (I) described herein. In one embodiment, the method is a neurodegenerative disease, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, or Alzheimer's disease.</p>
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(4E)-4-(4-SUBSTITUTED BENZYLIDENEAMINO)-2,3-DIHYDRO-3- SUBSTITUTED-2-THIOXOTHIAZOLE-5-CARBONITRILES AS A2AR ANTAGONIST AND PROCESS FOR PREPARATION THEREOF (Fri, 11 Jul 2014)
The present, invention relates to novel the (4E)-4-(4-substituted benzylideneamino)- 2,3-dihydro-3-substituted -2-thioxothiazole-5-carbonitriles of general formula A and a process for the preparation thereof. The compounds of present invention are useful in the treatment of central nervous disorders including, Parkinson disease, Huntington's disease, attention disorder, cognition, Alzheimer disease, depression and hypertension.
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AMINOPYRIDINE DERIVED COMPOUNDS AS LRRK2 INHIBITORS (Fri, 11 Jul 2014)
The present invention is directed to aminopyridine derived compounds of formula (A). The compounds are considered useful for the treatment of diseases associated with LRRK2 such a Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease or cancer.
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NEUROPROTECTIVE POLYPHENOL ANALOGS (Fri, 04 Jul 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides neuroprotective polyphenol compounds, which can be synthetic analogs of fisetin, baicalein or chlorogenic acid, that maintain neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, glutathione promoting, and/or antioxidant properties. The neuroprotective polyphenol compounds are useful for promoting, enhancing and/or increasing neuron protection, growth and/or regeneration. The polyphenol compounds further find use for increasing and or maintaining intracellular glutathione (GSH) levels. The polyphenol compounds are also useful for treating, preventing, mitigating and/or delaying neurodegenerative conditions, including diabetes, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, non-Alzheimer's dementias, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury or ALS.</p>
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TREATMENT OF PARKINSONS DISEASE WITH GLYCOLIPIDS (Fri, 04 Jul 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This invention provides compounds, compositions, and methods for treating Parkinson's disease. In particular, there is provided GM1 ganglioside analogs that are capable of penetrating the blood brain barrier and entering the cytoplasm of neurons. Endogenous GM1 interacts with the with GFRα1/RET, the GDNF receptor complex involved in GDNF signaling which is essential for neuron survival. In neurons that are deficient in endogenous GM1, the GM1 analog compounds of the invention are capable of restoring GDNF signaling thereby preventing neuron cell death.</p>
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NOVEL COMPOUND AND MEDICAL USE THEREOF (Fri, 04 Jul 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided is a levodopa prodrug that overcomes the problems attributed to the blood kinetics of levodopa such as large number of doses and the incidence of side effects due to frequent dosing. (2S)-2-Amino-3-(3,4-bis((2-(benzoyloxy)-2-methylpropanoyl)oxy)phenyl)propanoic acid, a salt thereof, or a solvate thereof is a levodopa prodrug, and provides a flat blood concentration-time profile of levodopa through oral administration, and therefore is useful as a preventive and/or therapeutic agent for Parkinson's disease and/or Parkinson's syndrome that overcomes the problems associated with pharmaceutical preparations of levodopa.</p>
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COMT INHIBITORS (Fri, 04 Jul 2014)
The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I), wherein the substituents are described in claim 1 and to the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. These compounds inhibit the enzyme catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT). The compounds may be used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, depression, cognitive impairment and motor symptoms, resistant depression, cognitive impairment, mood and negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
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Methysergide derivatives (Fri, 27 Jun 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Provided herein are novel methysergide derivatives and compositions thereof. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of a variety of medical disorders or symptoms thereof, such as, migraine and Parkinson's disease using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein, such as, for example, are methods for antagonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor without agonizing the 5-HT<sub>2B </sub>receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein such as, for example, are methods of agonizing the 5-HT<sub>1A </sub>receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein.</p>
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8'-HYDROXY-DIHYDROERGOTAMINE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS (Fri, 27 Jun 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">8′-Hydroxy-Dihydroergotamine (8′-OH DHE) medicinal compounds, compositions, and dosage forms containing such compositions are provided. Also provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of diseases, conditions or disorders selected from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease, stress/anxiety, nausea, emesis, aggression, pain, neuropathic pain, sleeplessness, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and depression using the compounds, compositions, dosage forms and administration techniques disclosed herein.</p>
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8'-HYDROXY-DIHYDROERGOTAMINE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS (Fri, 27 Jun 2014)
8'-HydiOxy-Dihydroergotamine (8'-OH DHE) medicinal compounds, compositions, and dosage forms containing such compositions are provided. Also provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of diseases, conditions or disorders selected from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease, stress/anxiety, nausea, emesis, aggression, pain, neuropathic pain, sleeplessness, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and depression using the compounds, compositions, dosage forms and administration techniques disclosed herein.
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DEUTERIUM SUBSTITUTED FUMARATE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 27 Jun 2014)
Provided is a compound of formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Also provided is a method of treating, prophylaxis, or amelioration of a disease, comprising administering to a subject in need of treatment for the disease an effective amount of a compound of formula (I) described herein. In one embodiment, the method is a neurodegenerative disease, such as multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, or Alzheimer's disease.
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NOVEL METHYSERGIDE DERIVATIVES (Fri, 27 Jun 2014)
Provided herein are novel methysergide derivatives and compositions thereof. In other embodiments, provided herein are methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of a variety of medical disorders or symptoms thereof, such as, migraine and Parkinson's disease using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein, such as, for example, are methods for antagonizing the 5-HT2B receptor without agonizing the 5-HT2B receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein. In still other embodiments, provided herein such as, for example, are methods of agonizing the 5-HT1A receptor using the compounds and compositions disclosed herein.
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Oxazole derivatives useful as inhibitors of FAAH (Fri, 20 Jun 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention is directed to certain oxazole derivatives which are useful as inhibitors of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH). The invention is also concerned with pharmaceutical formulations comprising these compounds as active ingredients and the use of the compounds and their formulations in the treatment of certain disorders, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, skeletomuscular pain, and fibromyalgia, as well as acute pain, migraine, sleep disorder, Alzheimer Disease, and Parkinson's Disease.</p>
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Methods for treating glaucoma using uridine diphosphate derivatives (Fri, 13 Jun 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">This disclosure relates to prodrugs of uridine diphosphate (UDP) derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those prodrugs of the UDP derivatives and methods of using those prodrugs or compositions in treating disorders that are responsive to ligands, such as agonists, of P<sub>2</sub>Y<sub>6 </sub>receptor, e.g., neuronal disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease) and traumatic CNS injury, pain, Down Syndrome (DS), glaucoma, and inflammatory conditions.</p>
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BRYOID COMPOSITIONS, METHODS OF MAKING AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 06 Jun 2014)
Embodiments of the present invention feature novel Bryoid compositions, methods of making and methods of treating disease. Embodiments of the present invention are directed to compositions having utility as therapeutics in neurodegenerative diseases such as Hutchinson Disease, Parkinson's disease, Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's disease, virus latency diseases such as HIV and Herpes, cancers such as prostate and other amyloid mediated diseases such as glaucoma.
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SUBSTITUTED HETEROCYCLIC DERIVATIVES (Sat, 31 May 2014)
The present invention relates to compounds of general formula (I-1) or (I-2) wherein R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halogen, O(CH2)2-lower akoxy, O(CH2)2N(CH3)2, or O(CH2)-morpholinyl; R1' is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halogen, O(CH2)2-lower akoxy, O(CH2)2N(CH3)2, or O(CH2)-morpholinyl; with the proviso that both R1 and R1' may be simultaneously hydrogen, but only one of R1 and R1' is lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halogen, O(CH2)2-lower akoxy, O(CH2)2N(CH3)2, or O(CH2)-morpholinyl; Het is a 5-or 6 membered heteroaryl group, wherein the heteroatom is selected from N, O or S; X is -CRR'-, -CRR'-NR'-, -C(O)-, -CH2-S-, -CH2-S(O)2-, CH2-O- or -CH2-CRR'-; R/R' are independently from each other hydrogen, lower alkyl, hydroxy or phenyl, or R and R' may form together with the carbon atom to which they are attached a cyclopropyl ring; R2 is lower alkyl, -C(O)O-lower alkyl, C3-6-cycloalkyl optionally substituted by lower alkyl or =O, bridged cyclohexyl or C3-6-cycloalkenyl, or is a 5-membered heteroaryl group, wherein the heteroatom is selected from N, O or S and which is optionally substituted by one or more lower alkyl, or is pyridinyl, optionally substituted by halogen or lower alkoxy; or is phenyl, optionally substituted by one or more R2', selected from halogen, cyano, S(O)2-lower alkyl, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, lower alkoxy, lower alkoxy substituted by halogen or amino, or is benzo[1,3]dioxolyl, naphthyl, indolyl, benzo-isoxazolyl, 2,3-dihydro-1H-indenyl, optionally substituted by lower alkoxy or by an oxo group, or is 3,4-dihydro-2H- [1,4]oxazinyl, optionally substituted by an oxo group, or is a five or six membered heterocycloalkyl group; or to a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt, to a racemic mixture or to its corresponding enantiomer and/or optical isomers thereof. The compounds may be used for the treatment or prophylaxis of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, major depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, normal aging, epilepsy, retinal degeneration, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, Parkinson's disease, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, stroke, radiation therapy, chronic stress, abuse of neuro-active drugs, such as alcohol, opiates, methamphetamine, phencyclidine and cocaine.
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THERAPEUTIC AGENTS USEFUL FOR TREATING PAIN (Fri, 23 May 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">A compound of formula:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="30.56mm" wi="18.71mm" file="US20140142112A1-20140522-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p> <p id="p-0003" num="0000">wherein Ar<sub>1</sub>, A, R<sub>3</sub>, X, and m are as disclosed herein and Ar<sub>2 </sub>is a benzothiazolyl, benzooxazolyl, or benzoimidazolyl group or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof (a “Benzoazolylpiperazine Compound”), compositions comprising a Benzoazolylpiperazine Compound, and methods for treating or preventing pain, UI, an ulcer, IBD, IBS, an addictive disorder, Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism, anxiety, epilepsy, stroke, a seizure, a pruritic condition, psychosis, a cognitive disorder, a memory deficit, restricted brain function, Huntington's chorea, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, dementia, retinopathy, a muscle spasm, a migraine, vomiting, dyskinesia, or depression in an animal comprising administering to an animal in need thereof an effective amount of a Benzoazolylpiperazine Compound are disclosed.</p>
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ERGOLINE DERIVATIVES AS DOPAMINE RECEPTOR MODULATORS (Fri, 23 May 2014)
The invention provides compounds of formula (I) wherein R1-R4 have any of the values defined in the specification, and salts thereof. The compounds are useful as dopamine receptor modulators for the treatment of diseases where modulation of dopamine receptors is implicated (e.g. sexual dysfunction, prolactinoma, Parkinson's disease, and Cushings disease).
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CRYSTALLINE FORMS AND PROCESSES FOR THE PREPARATION OF CANNABINOID RECEPTOR MODULATORS (Fri, 16 May 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to crystalline forms of (1aS,5aS)-2-(4-oxy-pyrazin-2-yl)-1a,2,5,5a-tetrahydro-1H-2,3-diaza-cyclopropa[a]pentalene-4-carboxylic acid ((S)-1-hydroxymethyl-2,2-dimethyl-propyl)-amide (Compound 1) and pharmaceutical compositions thereof that modulate the activity of the cannabinoid CB<sub>2 </sub>receptor and are therefore useful in the treatment of CB<sub>2 </sub>receptor-mediated disorders, for example, osteoarthritis; pain; hyperalgesia; allodynia; inflammatory hyperalgesia; neuropathic hyperalgesia; acute nociception; osteoporosis; multiple sclerosis-associated spasticity; autoimmune disorders; allergic reactions; CNS inflammation for example; atherosclerosis; undesired immune cell activity, and inflammation associated with a disorder selected from: osteoarthritis, anaphylaxis, Behcet's disease, graft rejection, vasculitis, gout, spondylitis, viral disease, bacterial disease, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease, autoimmune hepatitis, and type 1 diabetes mellitus; age-related macular degeneration; cough; leukemia; lymphoma; CNS tumors; prostate cancer; Alzheimer's disease; stroke-induced damage; dementia; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; and Parkinson's disease.</p>
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HETEROAROMATIC COMPOUNDS AS DOPAMINE D1 LIGANDS (Fri, 16 May 2014)
The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof and N-oxides of the foregoing; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds, salts or N-oxides, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, impulsivity, compulsive gambling, overeating, autism spectrum disorder, MCI, age-related cognitive decline, dementia, RLS, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, anxiety, depression, MDD, TRD, and bipolar disorder.
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Heteroaromatic compounds and their use as dopamine D1 ligands (Fri, 09 May 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides, in part, compounds of Formula I:</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="34.46mm" wi="61.64mm" file="US08822494-20140902-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof and N-oxides of the foregoing; processes for the preparation of; intermediates used in the preparation of; and compositions containing such compounds, salts or N-oxides, and their uses for treating D1-mediated (or D1-associated) disorders including, e.g., schizophrenia (e.g., its cognitive and negative symptoms), cognitive impairment (e.g., cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, AD, PD, or pharmacotherapy therapy), ADHD, impulsivity, compulsive gambling, overeating, autism spectrum disorder, MCI, age-related cognitive decline, dementia, RLS, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's chorea, anxiety, depression, MDD, TRD, and bipolar disorder. </p>
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7,8-DIHYDOXYFLAVONE AND 7,8-SUBSTITUTED FLAVONE DERIVATIVES, COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS RELATED THERETO (Fri, 09 May 2014)
In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to 7,8-dihydoxyflavone and 7,8-substituted flavone derivatives, such as those described by formula provided herein, pharmaceutical compositions, and methods related thereto. In certain embodiments, the disclosure relates to methods of treating or preventing diseases or conditions related to BDNF and TrkB activity, such as psychiatric disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and autism spectrum disorders, stroke, Rett syndrome, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease by administering effective amounts of pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds disclosed herein to a subject in need thereof. In certain embodiments, it is contemplated that the 7,8-substituted flavone derivatives disclosed herein are prodrugs of 7,8-dihydoxyflavone and analogs.
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Quinolone compound and pharmaceutical composition (Fri, 02 May 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides a quinolone compound represented by General Formula (1)</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="27.86mm" wi="56.13mm" file="US09045464-20150602-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> <br/> or a salt thereof, wherein R<sub>1 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; R<sub>2 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; R<sub>3 </sub>represents a phenyl group optionally being substituted with one or more substituents, etc.; R<sub>4 </sub>represents a halogen atom; R<sub>5 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom or halogen atom; R<sub>6 </sub>represents a hydrogen atom; and R<sub>7 </sub>represents a hydroxyl group, etc. The quinolone compound have a functional improvement effect, which suppresses progression of neurological dysfunction by inhibiting the chronic progression of Parkinson's disease or protecting dopamine neurons from the disease etiology, thereby prolonging the period before first administration begins. </p>
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USE OF A BIOACTIVATED PHYTOCHEMICAL AS A NEUROPROTECTIVE AGENT FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING DISORDERS RELATED TO NERVOUS SYSTEM (Fri, 25 Apr 2014)
The use of a bioactivated phytochemical is disclosed for preventing and treating neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. In particular, said bioactivated phytochemical is Rs-Glucoraphanin bioactivated with myrosinase and has proved to be particularly suitable as being surprisingly effective and extremely well tolerated by the body.
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ENGINEERED POLYPEPTIDES HAVING ENHANCED DURATION OF ACTION (Fri, 18 Apr 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Compounds are provided having inter alia good duration of action, high potency and/or convenient dosing regimens including oral administration. The compounds are engineered polypeptides which incorporate an albumin binding domain in combination with one or more biologically active polypeptides. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treatment for diseases and disorders including obesity and overweight, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, Alzheimer's disease, fatty liver disease, short bowel syndrome, Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, and other and disorders of the central nervous system.</p>
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ARYLVINYLAZACYCLOALKANE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 18 Apr 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Novel vinylazacycloalkane compounds of Formula (I) are disclosed. The compounds are ligands of various nAChRs. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions and/or medicaments intended to prevent or treat disorders associated with dysfunction of nAChRs, especially within the central nervous system or the gastrointestinal system. Examples of types of disorders that can be treated include neurodegenerative disorders, including central nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disorders, motor disorders such as Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, behavioral disorders and inflammatory disorders within the gastrointestinal system. The compounds can also serve as analgesics in the treatment of acute, chronic or recurrent pain.</p>
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ACYLPIPERAZINES AS INHIBITORS OF TRANSGLUTAMINASE AND THEIR USE IN MEDICINE (Fri, 18 Apr 2014)
The present invention relates to novel compounds of Formula I capable of inhibiting tissue transglutaminase, and uses of the same in medicine. In particular, the invention provides compounds for use in the treatment of prevention of disease and conditions such as fibrosis (e.g. cystic fibrosis), scarring, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease), autoimmune diseases (e.g. multiple sclerosis and coeliac disease), thrombosis, proliferative disorders (e.g. cancers), AIDS, psoriasis and inflammation (e.g. chronic inflammatory diseases).
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INTRANASAL ADMINISTRATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL AGENTS FOR TREATMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES (Fri, 11 Apr 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">Pharmaceutical formulations for treating neurological diseases are described, wherein the formulations comprise a pharmaceutically active agent-transport moiety complex. The formulations are suitable for administration via an intranasal route. Neurological diseases and conditions are associated with reduced brain insulin signaling (i.e., CNS insulin insensitivity), reduced dopaminergic signaling, reduced serotonergic signaling, reduced cholinergic signaling, or reduced GABAergic signaling, and include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, post-herpetic neuralgia, insomnia, or anxiety. Neurological diseases also include cancers of the central nervous system (CNS).</p>
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HEXAHYDRODIBENZO[A,G]QUINOLIZINE COMPOUND, PREPARATION METHOD THEREFOR, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF (Thu, 10 Apr 2014)
The present invention relates to a novel hexahydrodibenzo[a,g]quinoline compound represented by general formula (I) and its derivatives, enantiomer, diastereoisomer, raceme and mixtures thereof, as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing the compound, and the compound has good prevention and treatment effect on neurological diseases, especially diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor. The bioactivity experiment demonstrates that, the compound is expected to be developed into a novel and potent chemical entity for treating diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor, especially schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, migraine and so on.
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URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE DERIVATIVES, PRODRUGS, COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF (Fri, 04 Apr 2014)
This disclosure relates to the use of uridine diphosphate (UDP) derivatives, salts and/or prodrugs thereof for the treatment of inflammatory conditions (e.g., psoriasis) and glaucoma, to prodrugs of UDP derivatives, compositions comprising therapeutically effective amounts of those prodrugs of the UDP derivatives and methods of using those prodrugs for treating various disorders including, e.g., neuronal disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease) and traumatic CNS injury, pain, Down Syndrome (DS), glaucoma, and inflammatory conditions, e.g., psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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HEXAHYDRODIBENZO[A,G]QUINOLIZINE COMPOUND, PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF (Fri, 28 Mar 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention relates to a novel hexahydrodibenzo[a,g]quinoline compound represented by general formula (I) and its derivatives, enantiomer, diastereoisomer, raceme and mixtures thereof, as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing the compound, and the compound has good prevention and treatment effect on neurological diseases, especially diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor. The bioactivity experiment demonstrates that, the compound is expected to be developed into a novel and potent chemical entity for treating diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor, especially schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, migraine and so on.</p> <p id="p-0002" num="0000"><chemistry id="CHEM-US-00001" num="00001"> <img id="EMI-C00001" he="39.12mm" wi="60.79mm" file="US20140088130A1-20140327-C00001.TIF" alt="embedded image" img-content="chem" img-format="tif"/> </chemistry> </p>
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FTO MODULATING COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF USE (Fri, 28 Mar 2014)
The present invention relates to compounds which modulate the level or activity of polypeptides having Fe(II) and 2-oxoglutarate (2QG)-dependent oxygenase activity in a cell, tissue, or subject, exemplified by the Fat Mass and Obesity Associated protein (FTO). Aspects relate to N-(3,4-dihydroxy-5-aryl-2-furanyl)-sulfonamides, methods for their synthesis, and methods of using these compounds to modulate the activity of FTO in a cell-free sample, a cell-based assay, and in a subject. Aspects are also directed to compositions comprising compounds which modulate the activity of FTO, including pharmaceutically-acceptable compositions, and to methods of preventing, ameliorating, or treating FTO-mediated conditions or diseases in a subject, including stroke, epilepsy, depression, and degenerative central nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Other aspects elate to use of the compounds to ameliorate or treat conditions associated with metabolic disorders, such as diabetes and obesity.
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HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE TAUOPATHIES (Fri, 28 Mar 2014)
The present invention is directed to triazolopyrimidine, phenylpyrimidine, pyridopyridazine, and pyridotriazine compounds which are microtubule-stabilizing compounds and their use in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders, in particular, tauopathies, such as for example, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Pick's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), and corticobasal degeneration. In addition, the compounds of the invention may be useful for other diseases where tau pathology is a comorbidity or where microtubule function is compromised, for example, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease (PD), PD with dementia, Lewy body disease with dementia, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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β- and γ-diketones and γ-hydroxyketones as <i>WNT</i>/ β-catenin signaling pathway activators (Fri, 21 Mar 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention discloses β-diketones, γ-diketones or γ-hydroxyketones or analogs thereof, that activate Wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treat or prevent diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, comprising Parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, comprising hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.</p>
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Novel Compositions for Preventing and/or Treating Degenerative Disorders of the Central Nervous System (Fri, 21 Mar 2014)
<p id="p-0001" num="0000">The present invention provides novel compounds as well as compositions and methods using the same for preventing and/or treating degenerative disorders of the central nervous system. In particular, the present invention provides methods for preventing and/or treating Parkinson's disease.</p>
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