Spiro Patents (Class 540/543)
  • Patent number: 9783516
    Abstract: Methods of making reduced derivatives of hydroxymethyl furfural using metal catalysts are described. The derivatives may have tetrahydrofuran or furan nucleus with alkoxymethyl ether or ester moieties on the 5? carbon and methanol on the 2? carbon. Suitable metal catalyst include Raney nickel, a nickel catalyst with a zirconium promoter, a chromite catalyst with a barium, a palladium catalyst, such as palladium on carbon, or a ruthenium catalyst. Also provided are a new class of compounds, which are n-alkoxy hexane diols (i.e., 1,2 or 1,5 hexane diol ethers) and methods of making the same by reduction of furan or tetrahydrofuran derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Archer Daniels Midland Co.
    Inventors: Paul Bloom, Alexandra Sanborn
  • Patent number: 9422258
    Abstract: Methods of making reduced derivatives of hydroxymethyl furfural using metal catalysts are described. The derivatives may have tetrahydrofuran or furan nucleus with alkoxymethyl ether or ester moieties on the 5? carbon and methanol on the 2? carbon. Suitable metal catalyst include Raney nickel, a nickel catalyst with a zirconium promoter, a chromite catalyst with a barium, a palladium catalyst, such as palladium on carbon, or a ruthenium catalyst. Also provided are a new class of compounds, which are n-alkoxy hexane diols (i.e., 1,2 or 1,5 hexane diol ethers) and methods of making the same by reduction of furan or tetrahydrofuran derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: Archer Daniels Midland Company
    Inventors: Paul Bloom, Alexandra Sanborn
  • Patent number: 9249161
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds useful as inhibitors of bromodomain-containing proteins. The invention also provides pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising compounds of the present invention and methods of using said compositions in the treatment of various disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian K. Albrecht, James Edmund Audia, Alexandre Côté, Victor S. Gehling, Jean-Christophe Harmange, Michael Charles Hewitt, Christopher G. Nasveschuk, Alexander M. Taylor, Rishi G. Vaswani
  • Publication number: 20150148333
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds useful as inhibitors of bromodomain-containing proteins. The invention also provides pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising compounds of the present invention and methods of using said compositions in the treatment of various disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Brian K. Albrecht, Victor S. Gehling, Alexander M. Taylor, Rishi G. Vaswani
  • Publication number: 20150119375
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel 1-methyl-pyrazole(thio)indanyl carboxamides, to processes for preparing these compounds, to compositions comprising these compounds, and to the use thereof as biologically active compounds, especially for control of harmful microorganisms in crop protection and in the protection of materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: Bayer Cropscience AG
    Inventors: Pierre-Yves Coqueron, Mazen Es-Sayed, Simon Maechling, Pierre Wasnaire, Peter Dahmen, Ulrike Wachendorff-Neumann, David Bernier, Lionel Carles, Christophe Dubost, Stephane Brunet, Helene Lachaise, Jean-Pierre Vors
  • Publication number: 20150104384
    Abstract: The present invention relates to certain amido-benzyl sulfoxide and sulfone compounds, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of treatment using such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventors: Kenneth W. Bair, Timm R. Baumeister, Alexandre J. Buckmelter, Karl H. Clodfelter, Peter Dragovich, Francis Gosselin, Janet Gunzner-Toste, Bingsong Han, Jian Lin, Xiongcai Liu, Dominic J. Reynolds, Chase C. Smith, Zhongguo Wang, Mark Zak, Yamin Zhang, Guiling Zao, Xiaozhang Zheng, Po-Wai Yuen
  • Publication number: 20150099738
    Abstract: The present invention provides isoxazoline FAAH inhibitors of the formula (I): or pharmaceutically acceptable forms thereof, wherein each of G, Ra, Rb, Rc, and Rd are as defined herein. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable form thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient. The present invention also provides methods for treating an FAAH-mediated condition comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable form thereof, to a subject in need thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Mark L. BEHNKE, Alfredo C. CASTRO, Lawrence K. CHAN, Catherine A. EVANS, Louis GRENIER, Michael J. GROGAN, Yves LEBLANC, Tao LIU, Stephane PELUSO, Daniel A. SNYDER, Thomas T. TIBBITTS
  • Publication number: 20150099737
    Abstract: The invention is directed to novel pyrrolopyrimidine compounds of formula (1) wherein R1, R2y, R4, R8-R11, A and L are defined herein and to salts, including pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of the present invention are CDK4/6 inhibitors and could be useful in the treatment of diseases and disorders mediated by CDK4/6, such as cancer, including mantle cell lymphoma, liposarcoma, non small cell lung cancer, melanoma, squamous cell esophageal cancer and breast cancer. The invention is further directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of the invention. The invention is still further directed to methods of inhibiting CDK4/6 activity and to the treatment of disorders associated therewith using a compound of the invention or a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Christopher Thomas BRAIN, Young Shin CHO, John William GIRALDES, Bharat LAGU, Julian Roy LEVELL, Michael Joseph LUZZIO, Lawrence Blas PEREZ, Yaping WANG, Fan YANG
  • Patent number: 8980877
    Abstract: This invention is related to new histone deacetylase inhibitors according to the general formula (I), wherein: m and n are independently zero or an integer from 1 to 4; p is zero or an integer from 1 to 3, with the proviso that when p is zero, n and m cannot be both 1; R is hydrogen; C1-C6 alkyl, optionally substituted by C3-C8 cycloalkyl, C6-C10 aryl or hetero(C2-C9)aryl; (CO)R2; (SO2)R3; C3-C8 cycloalkyl; C6-C10 aryl; or hetero(C2-C9)aryl; R1 is halogen, C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 haloalkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 haloalkoxy; Y is CH2 or NR4; Z is C?R5; and R2, R3, R4, and R5 are as further defined in the specification; and pharmaceutical acceptable salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: DAC S.R.L.
    Inventors: Mario Varasi, Florian Thaler, Raffaella Amici, Agnese Abate, Maria Carmela Fulco, Saverio Minucci, Ciro Mercurio
  • Patent number: 8961809
    Abstract: A method of forming an electrolyte solution involves combining ammonium tetrafluoroborate and spiro-bi-pyrrolidinium bromide in a liquid solvent to form spiro-bi-pyrrolidinium tetrafluoroborate and an ammonium halide. The ammonium halide precipitate is removed from the solvent to form an electrolyte solution. The reactants can be added step-wise to the solvent, and the method can include using a stoichiometric excess of the ammonium tetrafluoroborate to form a substantially halide ion-free electrolyte solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Kishor Purushottam Gadkaree, Satyanarayana Kodali, Obiefuna Chukwuemeka Okafor, Shivani Rao Polasani
  • Publication number: 20150038490
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to spiropyrrolidine compounds of formula (I) which are inhibitors of the beta-secretase enzyme and that are useful in the treatment of diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the treatment of such diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Kun Liu, Shawn J. Stachel, Craig A. Coburn, Thomas G. Steele, Richard Soll, Hao Wu, Xuanjin Peng, Yaxian Cai, Xiaoxiang Du, Jian Li
  • Publication number: 20150018339
    Abstract: Compounds having the general formula II, III, or IV wherein R1 can be a radical of an optionally substituted C-4 to C-7 N-containing heterocycle or a radical of an optionally substituted cyclic or acyclic tertiary amine or isoindoline-1,3-dione: R2,3,4,5,6 can each independently be any one or combinations of the following moieties, cyano, nitro, acyl, alkyl, amido, azido, isothiocyanate, isocyanate, optionally substituted anilino, halogens, ethers, sulfonamides, thioacyl, nitro, aromatic, heterocyclic, olefinic, acetylene, deuterium, or tritium; Y can be either CH, CH2, O, S, OCH2, N—R, N—Ar, C—R, C—Ar; Z can be either H, O, S, S—R or NR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Christopher R. MCCURDY, Christophe Mesangeau, Bonnie Ann Avery, Ahmed Hassan Amin Abdelazeem, Frederick T. Chin, Jacques Henri Poupaert
  • Publication number: 20140378436
    Abstract: The invention is directed to Compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates thereof, as well as methods of making and using the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventor: Kenneth D. Rice
  • Patent number: 8901112
    Abstract: Provided herein are spirocyclic aminoquinolones of formula I and compositions containing the compounds. The compounds and compositions provided herein are useful in the prevention, amelioration or treatment of GSK-3 inhibitors mediated diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Oana Cociorva, Yasumichi Fukuda, Yasushi Kohno, Bei Li, Kyoko Okada, Ayako Nakamura, Masahiro Nomura, Shigeki Seto, Anna Katrin Szardenings, Kazuhiro Yumoto
  • Publication number: 20140349992
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds and methods of synthesis thereof. The compounds set forth herein are useful for the treatment, prevention, and/or management of various disorders, such as neurological disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, disorders of cognition, learning or memory, gastrointestinal disorders, lower urinary tract disorder, and cancer. Compounds set forth herein modulate the activity of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) in the central nervous system or the periphery. Pharmaceutical formulations containing the compounds and their methods of use are also provided herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Inventors: Larry Wendell Hardy, Michele L.R. Heffernan, Frank Xinhe Wu, Lakshmi D. Saraswat, Kerry L. Spear
  • Patent number: 8865701
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to spiropyrrolidine compounds of formula (I) which are inhibitors of the beta-secretase enzyme and that are useful in the treatment of diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the treatment of such diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Kun Liu, Shawn J. Stachel, Craig A. Coburn, Thomas G. Steele, Richard Soll, Hao Wu, Xuanjin Peng, Yaxian Cai, Xiaoxiang Du, Jian Li
  • Publication number: 20140308282
    Abstract: Benzimidazoles of formula (I): wherein: A is 5- to 12-membered aryl or 5- to 12-membered heteroaryl, each of which is unsubstituted or substituted; Y is a single bond, —(CH2)p—, —X—, —CH2—X—, or —X—CH2—; X is —O—, —S—, —N(R2)—, >C?O, >S(?O), >S(?O)2, —O—C(?O)—, —C(?O)—O—, N(R2)—C(?O)—, or —C(?O)—N(R2)—; each L is independently a single bond, C1-3alkylene, C2-3alkenylene or C2-3alkynylene; R1 is C1-6alkyl, C2-6alkenyl or C2-6alkynyl, each of which is unsubstituted or substituted; each Z is independently —N(R2)2, —OR2, —SR2, —S(?O)R2, —S(?O)2R2; each R2 is independently hydrogen, C1-6alkyl, C2-6alkenyl or C2-6 alkynyl, wherein said alkyl, alkenyl and alkynyl groups are unsubstituted or substituted; m is 0, 1, 2, or 3; n is 1, 2, or 3; and p is 1, 2, or 3; and the pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof are inhibitors of RSV and can therefore be used to treat or prevent an RSV infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: re: Viral Ltd
    Inventors: Stuart Cockerill, Christopher Pilkington, James Lumley, Richard Angell, Neil Mathews
  • Patent number: 8859538
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of prophylaxis, treatment or inhibition of a cannabinoid receptor-associated disease, disorder or condition in a mammalian subject, the method comprising administering to the subject a compound having the structure of formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, acid salt, hydrate or stereoisomer thereof, wherein the cannabinoid receptor-associated disease, disorder or condition is pain or an inflammatory disease, disorder or condition, and wherein formula I is as follows: wherein Rb, Rc, Z, Y and m are defined in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Cara Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: R. Paul Beckett, Richard Foster, Christelle Henault, Janet L. Ralbovsky, Carla M. Gauss, Gary G. Gustafson, Zhiyong Luo, Ann-Marie Campbell, Tatiana E. Shelekhin
  • Patent number: 8846907
    Abstract: The use of a compound of formula I wherein Y is a single bond, C?O, C?S or S(O)m where m is 0, 1 or 2; R1, R2, R3, R4, R8 and Ra are specified organic groups and p is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6; q is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6; provided that when p is 2 then q is not 2; p+q is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6; or salts or N-oxides thereof or compositions containing them and their using incontrolling insects, acarines, nematodes or molluscs. Novel compounds are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Jerome Yves Cassayre, Louis-Pierre Molleyres, Peter Maienfisch, Fredrik Emil Malcolm Cederbaum
  • Publication number: 20140275017
    Abstract: Compounds of Formula I: (wherein variables A1, A2, A3, ring-B, m, n, J, E1, E2, E3, R5, RPG and Y are as described herein), which are useful as antagonists of CGRP receptors, and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which CGRP receptors are involved, such as headache, and in particular migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula (I) and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of diseases in which CGRP receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Craig A. Stump, Amy G. Quigley, Cory R. Theberge, Michael R. Wood
  • Publication number: 20140243286
    Abstract: Described herein are monomers capable of forming a biologically useful multimer when in contact with one, two, three or more other monomers in an aqueous media. In one aspect, such monomers may be capable of binding to another monomer in an aqueous media (e.g. in vivo) to form a multimer (e.g. a dimer). Contemplated monomers may include a ligand moiety, a linker element, and a connector element that joins the ligand moiety and the linker element. In an aqueous media, such contemplated monomers may join together via each linker element and may thus be capable of modulating one or more biomolecules substantially simultaneously, e.g., modulate two or more binding domains on a protein or on different proteins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Coferon, Inc.
    Inventors: Lee Daniel Arnold, Kenneth W. Foreman, Douglas S. Werner
  • Patent number: 8809381
    Abstract: A compound useful for treating subjects in need of therapy involving sigma receptors or for alleviation of affects resulting from drug abuse having the general formula I in which R1 can be a radical of an optionally substituted C-4 to C-7 N-containing heterocycle such as, for example, radicals of optionally substituted piperidines, optionally substituted piperazines, optionally substituted tetrahydropyridines, optionally substituted azepanes, tertiary amines (cyclic or acyclic), isoindoline-1,3-dione, or optionally substituted tetrahydroisoquinolones (aromatically substituted): R2,3,4,5,6 can each independently be any one or combinations of the following moieties, cyano, nitro, acyl, alkyl, amido, azido, isothiocyanate, isocyanate optionally substituted anilino, halogens, ethers, sulfonamides, thioacyl, nitro, aromatic, heterocyclic, olefinic, acetylene, deuterium, or tritium; Y can be either CH, CH2, O, S, OCH2, N—R, N—Ar, C—R, C—Ar; Z can be either H, O, S, S—R or NR.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignees: The University of Mississippi, L'Universite Catholique de Louvain
    Inventors: Christopher R. McCurdy, Christophe Mesangeau, Sanju Narayanan, Rae Reiko Matsumoto, Jacques Henri Poupaert
  • Publication number: 20140213575
    Abstract: The invention relates to 6H-thieno[3,2-f][1,2,4]triazolo[4,3-a][1,4]diazepines, in particular for therapeutic purposes, pharmaceutical agents and use thereof in therapy, in particular for the prevention and treatment of tumour diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: BAYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GMBH
    Inventors: Norbert Schmees, Joachim Kuhnke, Bernard Haendler, Philip Lienau, Amaury Ernesto Fernandez-Montalvan, Pascale Lejeune, Stephan Siegel, William Scott
  • Patent number: 8778925
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyridine and pyrimidine based compounds, pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and their potential use as therapeutic agents for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Cancer Research Technology Ltd.
    Inventors: Edward McDonald, Julian Blagg, Mark Pichowicz, Simon Ross Crumpler
  • Patent number: 8772301
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds and methods of synthesis thereof. The compounds set forth herein are useful for the treatment, prevention, and/or management of various disorders, such as neurological disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, disorders of cognition, learning or memory, gastrointestinal disorders, lower urinary tract disorder, and cancer. Compounds set forth herein modulate the activity of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) in the central nervous system or the periphery. Pharmaceutical formulations containing the compounds and their methods of use are also provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Larry Wendell Hardy, Michele L. R. Heffernan, Frank Xinhe Wu, Kerry L. Spear, Lakshmi D. Saraswat
  • Publication number: 20140187530
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of Formula I or Formula II: enantiomer, diastereomer, prodrug, solvate, metabolite, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein constituent variables are provided herein. The compounds of Formula I and II are modulators of metalloproteases and are useful in treating diseases associated with metalloprotease activity such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, skin disorders, inflammation and allergic conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: INCYTE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wenqing Yao, Jincong Zhuo, Meizhong Xu, Fenglei Zhang, Brian W. Metcalf
  • Publication number: 20140187467
    Abstract: A dioxirane-containing compound has a first substituent that is an alkyl, polyalkoxy, aryl, heteroaryl, or heterocyclyl group, and a second substituent that is an electron withdrawing group, and where the first and second substituents can optionally join to form a cycloalkyl or heterocyclyl group. The dioxirane-containing compound can be used as an oxidant, surfactant, and/or an ionic liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventor: Kraig ANDERSON
  • Publication number: 20140187534
    Abstract: A compound of the following general formula [I]: wherein each symbol has the same meaning as defined herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a solvate thereof, and a pharmaceutical use of the same in treating organ transplant rejection, graft versus host reaction after transplantation, autoimmune disease, allergic disease and chronic myeloproliferative disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Satoru Noji, Makoto Shiozaki, Tomoya Miura, Yoshinori Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Katsuya Maeda, Akimi Hori, Masafumi Inoue, Yasunori Hase
  • Publication number: 20140179676
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound of Formula (I) pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pro-drugs, biologically active metabolites, stereoisomers and isomers thereof wherein the variable are defined herein. The compounds of the invention are useful for treating immunological and oncological conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: ABBVIE INC.
    Inventors: Kevin P. Cusack, Thomas D. Gordon, Michael Z. Hoemann, David C. Ihle, Bin Li, Gloria Y. Lo Schiavo, Gagandeep K. Somal, Michael Friedman, Martin E. Hayes, Wouter Iwema Bakker
  • Publication number: 20140179682
    Abstract: Compounds that modulate GluR5 activity and methods of using the same are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
    Inventors: Michele L. R. Heffernan, Larry Wendell Hardy, Frank Xinhe Wu, Lakshmi D. Saraswat, Kerry L. Spear
  • Patent number: 8748629
    Abstract: The present invention is a photochromic material formed of a biimidazole compound represented by general formula (1-1): (where, R4 and R5 respectively and independently represent a halogen atom or alkyl group, R1 to R3 and R6 to R8 respectively and independently represent a hydrogen atom, halogen atom, alkyl group, fluoroalkyl group, hydroxyl group, alkoxyl group, amino group, alkylamino group, carbonyl group, alkylcarbonyl group, nitro group, cyano group or aryl group, Ar1 to Ar4 respectively and independently represent a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, R4 may form a condensed, substituted or unsubstituted aryl ring with R3, and R5 may form a condensed, substituted or unsubstituted aryl ring with R6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Takeru Horino, Atsuhiro Tokita, Toyoji Oshima
  • Publication number: 20140128371
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of Formula (I): to pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, to methods of using them to treat bacterial infections, and to methods for their preparation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: ASTRAZENECA AB
    Inventors: Kevin BARVIAN, Gregory Steven BASARAB, Madhusudhan Reddy GOWRAVARAM, Sheila Irene HAUCK, Fei ZHOU
  • Patent number: 8686134
    Abstract: The invention relates to an ionic liquid composition and a method for preparing the ionic liquid. The ionic liquid comprises a cation containing the Formula I, as herein disclosed, and wherein: n is 2, R1 is selected from the group consisting of: H, C1-C12 alkyl, aryl or together with R2 may form a heterocyclic ring, and R2 is selected from the group consisting of: H, C1-C12 alkyl, aryl or together with R1 may form a heterocyclic ring, and R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and C1-C12 alkyl, and wherein R1 and R2 are not simultaneously selected from hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Invista North America S.A R.L.
    Inventors: Stewart Forsyth, Kenneth Richard Seddon, Keith Whiston
  • Publication number: 20140080813
    Abstract: The present invention relates to tricyclic quinoline and quinoxaline derivatives, to a pharmaceutical composition containing such compounds, to their use as modulators, especially agonists or partial agonists, of the 5-HT2C receptor, their use for preparing a medicament for the prevention or treatment of conditions and disorders which respond to the modulation of 5-HT2C receptor, and to a method for preventing or treating conditions and disorders which respond to the modulation of 5-HT2C receptor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Inventor: Wilfried Braje
  • Publication number: 20140080788
    Abstract: Novel compounds of Formula I:or an enantiomer, diastereomer, tautomer, prodrug or salt thereof, wherein m, Q, T, U, V, ring A, X, Y, R3, R4, R4a, R5a, R5b, R5c, R5d, R5e, R6a, R6b, and R6c are defined herein, are provided which are TGR5 G protein-coupled receptor modulators. TGR5 G protein-coupled receptor modulators are useful in treating, preventing, or slowing the progression of diseases requiring TGR5 G protein-coupled receptor modulator therapy. Thus, the disclosure also concerns compositions comprising these novel compounds and methods of treating diseases or conditions related to the activity of the TGR5 G protein-coupled receptor by using any of these novel compounds or a composition comprising any of such novel compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Robl, Jun Li, Lawrence J. Kennedy, Steven J. Walker, Haixia Wang, William N. Washburn, Saleem Ahmad, Khehyong Ngu
  • Publication number: 20140080814
    Abstract: The present invention relates to tricyclic quinoline and quinoxaline derivatives, to a pharmaceutical composition containing such compounds, to their use as modulators, especially agonists or partial agonists, of the 5-HT2C receptor, their use for preparing a medicament for the prevention or treatment of conditions and disorders which respond to the modulation of 5-HT2C receptor, and to a method for preventing or treating conditions and disorders which respond to the modulation of 5-HT2C receptor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Inventor: Wilfried Braje
  • Publication number: 20140066432
    Abstract: Provided are compositions and methods useful for modulation of signaling through the Toll-like receptors TLR7 and/or TLR8. The compositions and methods have use in treating or preventing disease, including cancer, autoimmune disease, fibrotic disease, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, inflammatory disorder, graft rejection, or graft-versus-host disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2012
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Inventors: James Jeffry Howbert, Robert Hershberg, Laurence E. Burgess, Hong Woon Yang
  • Publication number: 20140066428
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds defined by formula I wherein the groups X, Y, W and R1 to R4 are defined as in claim 1, possessing valuable pharmacological activity. Particularly the compounds are agonists of the 5-HT2C receptor, and thus are suitable for treatment and prevention of diseases which can be influenced by inhibition of this receptor, such as metabolic and CNS-related disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM INTERNATIONAL GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan-Georg MUELLER, Christopher John BROWN, Alexander HEIFETZ, Bernd NOSSE, Juergen PRESTLE, Natacha PREVOST, Klaus RUDOLF, Stefan SCHEUERER, Marcus SCHINDLER, Dirk STENKAMP, Leo THOMAS, Heather TYE
  • Publication number: 20140031340
    Abstract: The present invention provides a new class of compounds useful for the modulation of beta-secretase enzyme (BACE) activity. The compounds have a general Formula (I); wherein variables A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, A8, R2, R7, X and Y of Formula (I) are defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds, and corresponding uses of the compounds and compositions for treatment of disorders and/or conditions related to A-beta plaque formation and deposition, resulting from the biological activity of BACE. Such BACE mediated disorders include, for example, Alzheimer's Disease, cognitive deficits, cognitive impairments, schizophrenia and other central nervous system conditions. The invention further provides compounds of Formulas (II) and sub-formula embodiments of Formula (I) and (II), intermediates and processes and methods useful for the preparation of compounds of Formulas (I)-(II).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: AMGEN INC.
    Inventors: Thomas Dineen, Matthew Weiss, Vinod F. Patel, Xiao Mai Zheng, Ryan White
  • Patent number: 8637501
    Abstract: Novel MCH-1 receptor antagonists are disclosed. These compounds are used in the treatment of various disorders, including obesity, anxiety, depression, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and psychiatric disorders. Methods of making these compounds are also described in the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Albany Molecular Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter R. Guzzo, Matthew David Surman, James Francis Grabowski, Jr., Emily Elizabeth Freeman
  • Patent number: 8637666
    Abstract: A method of preparing a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the variables of Structural Formula (I) are as described in the specification and claims, comprises the step of: a) cyclizing a compound represented by Structural Formula A: under suitable reductive cyclization conditions to form a compound represented by Structural Formula B: wherein R10 is LG1 or —X1R1, and -LG1 is a suitable leaving group; and b) optionally, when R10 of Structural Formula (B) is LG1, further comprising the step of replacing the -LG1 of Structural Formula (B) with —X1R1 to form the compound represented by Structural Formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Jean-Damien Charrier, Steven Durrant, David Kay
  • Publication number: 20140024637
    Abstract: The invention is directed to Compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates thereof, as well as methods of making and using the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventor: Kenneth D. Rice
  • Publication number: 20140024635
    Abstract: Provided are compounds that are capable of modulating the activity of the influenza A virus via interaction with the M2 transmembrane protein. Also provided are methods for treating an influenza A-affected disease state or infection comprising administering a composition comprising one or more compounds that have been identified as being capable of interaction with the M2 protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: The Trustees of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Inventors: WILLIAM F. DeGRADO, JUN WANG
  • Publication number: 20140005174
    Abstract: Disclosed are the CCR2 antagonists of Formula I: I or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof wherein R7, A, X, B, and n are defined herein. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds, methods of treatment using the compounds, and compositions to treat diseases or disorders associated with CCR2 activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Anilkumar G. Nair, Joseph A. Kozlowski, Jose S. Duca, Stuart B. Rosenblum
  • Publication number: 20140005184
    Abstract: Provided herein are spirocyclic aminoquinolones of formula I and compositions containing the compounds. The compounds and compositions provided herein are useful in the prevention, amelioration or treatment of GSK-3 inhibitors mediated diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: KYORIN PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Oana COCIORVA, Yasumichi FUKUDA, Yasushi KOHNO, Bei LI, Kyoko OKADA, Ayako NAKAMURA, Masahiro NOMURA, Shigeki SETO, Anna Katrin SZARDENINGS, Kazuhiro YUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140005169
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds useful as inhibitors of bromodomain-containing proteins. The invention also provides pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising compounds of the present invention and methods of using said compositions in the treatment of various disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: CONSTELLATION PHARMACEUTICALS
    Inventors: Brian K. Albrecht, James Edmund Audia, Alexandre Cote, Victor S. Gehling, Jean-Christophe Harmange, Michael Charles Hewitt, Christopher G. Naveschuk, Alexander M. Taylor, Rishi G. Vaswani
  • Patent number: 8614207
    Abstract: A class of compounds that inhibit Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is disclosed, along with compositions containing the compound, and methods of using the composition for treating individuals infected with HCV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Presidio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Min Zhong, Leping Li
  • Publication number: 20130331369
    Abstract: The invention relates to derivatives of formula (I), wherein the substituents are as defined in the specification; to processes for the preparation of such derivatives; pharmaceutical compositions comprising such derivatives; such derivatives as a medicament; such derivatives for the treatment of a disorder or a disease mediated by the ghrelin receptor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Ameet Vijay Ambarkhane, Gurdip Bhalay, Martin Beckett, James Dale, Ahmed Hamadi, Alessandro Mazzacani, Jeffrey McKenna, Christopher Thomson
  • Publication number: 20130302282
    Abstract: A class of compounds that inhibit Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is disclosed, along with compositions containing the compound, and methods of using the composition for treating individuals infected with HCV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: Presidio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Min Zhong, Leping Li
  • Patent number: RE45128
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a new general process for asymmetric hemisynthesis of harringtonines and their analogs, that are alkaloids used in chemotherapy. This process comprises direct esterification of a natural cephalotaxine with an acylating compound constituted of a side chain precursor which backbone and functionalization are entirely preformed. The invention also concerns a natural, synthetic or semi-synthetic harringtonines including their tautomeric forms and their salts of the following formula: wherein n=2 (i.e. harringtonine) or n=3 (i.e. homoharringtonine), in which the total content of impurities, possibly including enantiomeric forms, is lower than 1%, and/or the content of the major impurity is lower than 0.9%, and/or the chromatographic assay exhibits a harringtonines content higher than 97.5%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: IVAX International GmbH
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Robin, Julie Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Marie, Nina Radosevic