Patent number: 5360811
Abstract: Novel 1-alkyl-, 1-alkenyl-, and 1-alkynylaryl-2-amino-1,3-propanediols of the formulaRCH(OR.sup.1)CH(NR.sup.2 R.sup.3)R.sup.4 or RCH.sub.2 CR.sup.35 (NR.sup.2 R.sup.3)R.sup.4wherein R is ##STR1## wherein R.sup.5 is CH.sub.3 (CH.sub.2).sub.m C.tbd.C, CH.sub.3 (CH.sub.2).sub.m CH.dbd.CH,CH.sub.3 (CH.sub.2).sub.m CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2, ##STR2## wherein m is 3 to 15, n is 0 to 12, and W and X are independently hydrogen, hydroxy, alkyl, alkoxy, halogen, or trifluoromethyl, ##STR3## wherein R.sup.23 loweralkyl; Z is S, O, or C.dbd.O; and A is S or O; R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, R.sup.4, R.sup.35 and R.sup.40 are as defined in the specification, the optical isomers thereof, or the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, intermediates and processes for the preparation thereof, and methods of reducing inflammation and cell proliferation, and relieving memory dysfunction, and inhibiting bacterial and fungal growth are disclosed.
September 10, 1992
Date of Patent:
November 1, 1994
Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
John J. Tegeler, Barbara S. Rauckman, Russell R. L. Hamer, Brian S. Freed, Gregory H. Merriman