Publication number: 20190375716
Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
October 9, 2017
December 12, 2019
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang