Five-membered Hetero Ring Consisting Of One Nitrogen And Four Carbons Patents (Class 544/141)
  • Patent number: 9533981
    Abstract: The present application provides novel pyridine compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or prodrugs thereof. Also provided are methods for preparing these compounds. These compounds are useful in inhibiting CYP17 activity by administering a therapeutically effective amount of one or more of the compounds to a patient. By doing so, these compounds are effective in treating conditions associated with CYP17 activity. A variety of conditions can be treated using these compounds and include diseases which are characterized by abnormal cellular proliferation. In one embodiment, the disease is cancer, such as prostate cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: Asana BioSciences, LLC
    Inventors: Roger A. Smith, Nicholas James Laping, Aranapakam M. Venkatesan, Raghava Reddy Kethiri, Chandregowda Venkateshappa, Bheemashankar Kulkarni, Purushottam Dewang, Rajendra Kristam, Rajesh Devraj
  • Patent number: 9371316
    Abstract: The present application provides novel pyridine compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or prodrugs thereof. Also provided are methods for preparing these compounds. These compounds are useful in inhibiting CYP17 activity by administering a therapeutically effective amount of one or more of the compounds to a patient. By doing so, these compounds are effective in treating conditions associated with CYP17 activity. A variety of conditions can be treated using these compounds and include diseases which are characterized by abnormal cellular proliferation. In one embodiment, the disease is cancer, such as prostate cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Asana Biosciences, LLC
    Inventors: Roger Astbury Smith, Nicholas James Laping, Aranapakam M. Venkatesan, Raghava Reddy Kethiri, Chandregowda Venkateshappa, Bheemashankar Kulkarni, Purushottam Dewang, Rajendra Kristam, Rajesh Devraj
  • Publication number: 20150133411
    Abstract: Compounds, compositions and methods useful for treating ocular diseases are provided. In particular, antagonists of TRPV4, their synthesis, pharmaceutical compositions thereof and methods of treating ocular diseases such as glaucoma, are disclosed. Compounds of the invention include N-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-2-methyl-1-(3-morpholinopropyl)-5-phenyl-1 H-pyrrole-3-carboxamide, as well as other 2-phenyl-pyrrole carboxamide derivates and indole carboxamide derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: David Krizaj, Glenn D. Prestwich, Peter Barabas, Yong Xu, Daniel Ryskamp
  • Patent number: 9018206
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel carboxamide compounds and their use for the manufacture of a medicament. The carboxamide compounds are inhibitors of calpain (calcium dependant cysteine proteases). The invention therefore also relates to the use of these carboxamide compounds for treating a disorder associated with an elevated calpain activity. The carboxamide compounds are compounds of the general formula I in which R1, R2, R3a, R3b, R4, Q, Y, A and X have the meanings mentioned in the claims and the description, the tautomers thereof and the pharmaceutically suitable salts thereof. In particular, the compounds have the general formula Ia and Ib in which R1, r, R2b, R3a, R3b, R4, Y and X have the meanings mentioned in the claims, including the tautomers thereof and the pharmaceutically suitable salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignees: AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, AbbVie Inc.
    Inventors: Helmut Mack, Andreas Kling, Katja Jantos, Achim Moeller, Wilfried Hornberger, Charles W. Hutchins
  • Publication number: 20150105392
    Abstract: In one aspect, the invention relates to compounds having the formula: wherein: Ar, Z, R3, R4 and R5 are as defined in the specification, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds have AT1 receptor antagonist activity and neprilysin inhibition activity. In another aspect, the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds; methods of using such compounds; and process and intermediates for preparing such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA R&D IP, LLC
    Inventors: Paul R. Fatheree, Robert Murray McKinnell
  • Publication number: 20150073139
    Abstract: The invention is directed to arylpyrrolidines compounds which exhibit excellent insecticidal efficacy and which may be used as in the agrochemical field or in the vield of veterinary medicine. The compounds are represented by formula (I): wherein the respective substituents are defined in the specification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Ulrich GÖRGENS, Jun MIHARA, Tetsuya MURATA, Daiei YAMAZAKI, Yasushi YONETA, Koichi ARAKI, Norio SASAKI, Kei DOMON, Mamoru HATAZAWA, Eiichi SHIMOJO, Teruyuki ICHIHARA, Masashi ATAKA, Katsuhiko SHIBUYA
  • Patent number: 8962621
    Abstract: Aralkyl diamine derivative of the following formula, pharmaceutically acceptable salts or uses thereof as antidepressants. The derivatives have triplex inhibiting activities of the reuptake of 5-HT, dopamine and noradrenalin, which can be administered to the patients in need of such treatment in the form of compositions orally or injectedly et al.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Shanghai Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry
    Inventors: Jianqi Li, Yongyong Zheng, Yunfeng Liao, Yali Li
  • Patent number: 8946446
    Abstract: The invention provides modulators for the orphan nuclear receptor RORy and methods for treating RORy mediated diseases by administrating these novel RORy modulators to a human or a mammal in need thereof. Specifically, the present invention provides pyrrolo sulfonamide compounds of Formula (1) and the enantiomers, diastereomers, tautomers, solvates and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG
    Inventors: Christoph Steeneck, Olaf Kinzel, Christian Gege, Gerald Kleymann, Thomas Hoffmann
  • Publication number: 20150030618
    Abstract: The present application relates to new binder-drug conjugates (ADCs) of N,N-dialkylauristatins that are directed against the target C4.4a, to active metabolites of these ADCs, to processes for preparing these ADCs, to the use of these ADCs for treating and/or preventing illnesses, and also to the use of these ADCs for producing medicaments for treating and/or preventing illnesses, more particularly hyperproliferative and/or angiogenic diseases such as, for example, cancer diseases. Such treatments may be practised as a monotherapy or else in combination with other medicaments or further therapeutic measures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: SEATTLE GENETICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hans-Georg LERCHEN, Lars Linden, Sherif El Sheikh, Jörg Willuda, Charlotte C. Kopitz, Joachim Schuhmacher, Simone Greven, Christoph Mahlert, Beatrix Stelte-Ludwig, Sven Golfier, Rudolf Beier, Iring Heisler, Axel Harrenga, Karl-Heinz Thierauch, Sandra Bruder, Heike Petrul, Hannah Jörissen, Sandra Borkowski
  • Publication number: 20150011553
    Abstract: The invention is directed to arylpyrrolidines compounds which exhibit excellent insecticidal efficacy and which may be used as in the agrochemical field or in the field of veterinary medicine. The compounds are represented by formula (I): wherein the respective substituents are defined in the specification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Ulrich GÖRGENS, Jun Mihara, Tetsuya Murata, Daiei Yamazaki, Yasushi Yoneta, Koichi Araki, Norio Sasaki, Kei Domon, Mamoru Hatazawa, Eiichi Shimojo, Teruyuki Ichihara, Masashi Ataka, Katsuhiko Shibuya
  • Patent number: 8921364
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel calcium release-activated calcium (CRAC) channel inhibitors, methods for preparing them, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of treatment using them. The present disclosure also relates to methods for treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with CRAC inhibitors, and to methods for identifying therapeutics for treating and of diagnosing cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Rhizen Pharmaceuticals SA
    Inventors: Meyyappan Muthuppalaniappan, Srikant Viswanadha, Gayatri Swaroop Merikapudi, Swaroop Kumar V. S. Vakkalanka
  • Publication number: 20140378430
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heterocyclic compounds useful for antagonising angiotensin II Type 2 (AT2) receptor. More particularly the invention relates to pyrrolidine and azetidine compounds, compositions containing them and their use in methods of treating or preventing disorders or diseases associated with AT2 receptor function including neuropathic pain, inflammatory pain, conditions associated with neuronal hypersensitivity, impaired nerve conduction velocity, cell proliferation disorders, disorders associated with an imbalance between bone resorption and bone formation and disorders associated with aberrant nerve regeneration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: SPINIFEX PHARMACEUTICALS PTY LTD
    Inventors: Thomas David McCarthy, Alan Naylor
  • Publication number: 20140376082
    Abstract: A compound is disclosed. The compound has the general structure: wherein Y is selected from the group consisting of hydrocarbons, hydrocarbons including nitrogen in the carbon backbone, and hydrocarbons including oxygen in the carbon backbone; wherein R1 and R2 are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, linear hydrocarbons, branched hydrocarbons, and cyclic hydrocarbons and wherein R1 and R2 are not both hydrogen; wherein X is selected from the group consisting of CH2, O, N—R3, S, and nothing and wherein R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, branched hydrocarbons, linear hydrocarbons, and cyclic hydrocarbons; wherein m is an integer between 1 and 50, inclusive; wherein n is an integer between 1 and 10,000, inclusive; and wherein p, q, and z are each independently an integer greater than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhang-Lin Zhou, Qin Liu, Gregg Combs, James R. Owen
  • Patent number: 8916071
    Abstract: A chromene compound which has a sulfur-containing substituent represented by the following formula (2) at the 6-position and/or 7-position carbon atom of an indeno(2,1-f)naphtho(1,2-b)pyran structure and is excellent in photochromic properties and stability at a high temperature. In the formula (2), ring X is an aromatic hydrocarbon ring or aromatic heterocyclic ring, R3 and R4 are each independently an alkyl group, haloalkyl group, cycloalkyl group, alkoxy group, amino group, heterocyclic group containing a ring member nitrogen atom and bonded to the ring X bonded thereto via the nitrogen atom, halogen atom, aryloxy group or aryl group, and “a” is an integer of 0 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutomo Shimizu, Shinobu Izumi, Junji Takenaka, Junji Momoda
  • Publication number: 20140343070
    Abstract: A proton pump inhibitor containing a compound represented by the formula (I) wherein X and Y are the same or different and each is a bond or a spacer having 1 to 20 carbon atoms in the main chain, R1 is an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group or an optionally substituted heterocyclic group, R2, R3 and R4 are the same or different and each is a hydrogen atom, an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group, an optionally substituted thienyl group, an optionally substituted benzo[b]thienyl group, an optionally substituted furyl group, an optionally substituted pyridyl group, an optionally substituted pyrazolyl group, an optionally substituted pyrimidinyl group, an acyl group, a halogen atom, a cyano group or a nitro group, R5 and R6 are the same or different and each is a hydrogen atom or an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group, which has a superior proton pump action and shows an antiulcer activity and the like after conversion to a proton pump inhibitor in the body, or a salt thereof, or a prodrug the
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Kajino, Atsushi Hasuoka, Naoki Tarui, Terufumi Takagi
  • Publication number: 20140329815
    Abstract: The invention is directed to compounds of Formula I: wherein Z, X, J, R2 and W are set forth in the specification, as well as solvates, hydrates, tautomers and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, that inhibit protein tyrosine kinases, especially c-fms kinase. Methods of treating autoimmune diseases; and diseases with an inflammatory component; treating metastasis from ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, hairy cell leukemia; and treating pain, including skeletal pain caused by tumor metastasis or osteoarthritis, or visceral, inflammatory, and neurogenic pain; as well as osteoporosis, Paget's disease, and other diseases in which bone resorption mediates morbidity including rheumatoid arthritis, and other forms of inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, prosthesis failure, osteolytic sarcoma, myeloma, and tumor metastasis to bone with the compounds of Formula I, are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Carl R. ILLIG, Shelley K. Ballentine, Jinsheng Chen, Renee Louise Desjarlais, Sanath K. Meegalla, Mark Wall, Kenneth Wilson
  • Publication number: 20140323412
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of treating or ameliorating hypercholemia or a cholestatic liver disease by administering to an individual in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of an Apical Sodium-dependent Bile Acid Transporter Inhibitor (ASBTI) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Also provided are methods for treating or ameliorating a liver disease, decreasing the levels of serum bile acids or hepatic bile acids, treating or ameliorating pruritis, reducing liver enzymes, or reducing bilirubin comprising administering to an individual in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of ASBTI or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: Bronislava Gedulin, Michael Grey, Niall O'Donnell
  • Publication number: 20140309193
    Abstract: There are provided inter alia compounds of formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4a and R4b are as defined in the specification and their use in therapy, especially in the treatment of bacterial (e.g. pneumococcal) infections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Inventors: Peter William Andrew, Rana Lonnen, Mafalda Pires Damaso, Fritz-Frieder Frickel, Simon Christopher Hirst, Mark William Davies, Daniel Hamza
  • Publication number: 20140275079
    Abstract: The present invention provides for compounds of formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, and R10 have any of the values defined in the specification, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, that are useful as agents in the treatment of diseases and conditions, including inflammatory diseases, cancer, and AIDS. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Lisa A. Hasvold, John Pratt, Keith F. McDaniel, George S. Sheppard, Dachun Liu, Steven W. Elmore, Robert D. Hubbard
  • Publication number: 20140243335
    Abstract: This invention provides compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R1b, R2a, R2b, R2c, and R2d have values as described in the specification, useful as inhibitors of HDAC6. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of the invention and methods of using the compositions in the treatment of proliferative, inflammatory, infectious, neurological or cardiovascular diseases or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Blackburn, Emily F. Calderwood, Kenneth M. Gigstad, Alexandra E. Gould, Sean J. Harrison, He Xu
  • Publication number: 20140243341
    Abstract: Antiviral protease inhibitors, including peptidyl aldehydes, peptidyl ?-ketoamides, peptidyl bisulfite salts, and peptidyl heterocycles, are disclosed, along with related antiviral compounds, and methods of using the same to treat or prevent viral infection and disease. The compounds possess broad-spectrum activity against viruses that belong to the picornavirus-like supercluster, which include important human and animal pathogens including noroviruses, enteroviruses, poliovirus, foot-and-mouth disease virus, hepatitis A virus, human rhinovirus (cause of common cold), human coronavirus (another cause of common cold), transmissible gastroenteritis virus, murine hepatitis virus, feline infectious peritonitis virus, and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Kyeong-Ok Chang, Yunjeong Kim, William C. Groutas, Duy Hua, Linda J. Saif
  • Patent number: 8802665
    Abstract: The invention relates to a compound of formula (I) wherein A1 to A3 and R1 to R3 are defined as in the description and in the claims. The compound of formula (I) can be used as a medicament.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: David Banner, Wolfgang Haap, Thomas Luebbers, Jens-Uwe Peters
  • Publication number: 20140221361
    Abstract: Compounds having drug and bio-affecting properties, their pharmaceutical compositions and methods of use are set forth. In particular, C-19 modified triterpenoids that possess unique antiviral activity are provided as HIV maturation inhibitors, as represented by compounds of Formulas I and II: These compounds are useful for the treatment of HIV and AIDS.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Inventors: Jacob Swidorski, Brian Lee Venables, Zheng Liu, Ny Sin, Nicholas A. Meanwell, Alicia Regueiro-Ren
  • Publication number: 20140213588
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I): as defined in the specification and compositions comprising any of such novel compounds. These compounds are endothelial lipase inhibitors which may be used as medicaments. The disclosure also provides a novel method of treating diseases or conditions related to the activity of endothelial lipase by use of compounds according to Formula (II): as defined in the specification and compositions comprising any of the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Lynn Abell, Leonard Adam, Cullen L. Cavallaro, Heather Finlay, Todd J. Friends, Jon J. Hangeland, Ji Jiang, R. Michael Lawrence, Jennifer X. Qiao, Carol Hui Hu, Tammy C. Wang
  • Publication number: 20140200197
    Abstract: The compounds encompassed by Formula I include compounds which are HIV protease inhibitors and other compounds which can be metabolized in vivo to HIV protease inhibitors. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of infection by HIV and the prophylaxis, treatment, or delay in the onset of AIDS. The compounds and their salts can be employed as ingredients in pharmaceutical compositions, optionally in combination with other antivirals, immunomodulators, antibiotics or vaccines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventors: JOHN A. MCCAULEY, CHRISTIAN BEAULIEU, DAVID J. BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER J. BUNGARD, RONALD K. CHANG, SHELDON CRANE, THOMAS J. GRESHOCK, LI HAO, KATE HOLLOWAY, JESSE J. MANIKOWSKI, DANIEL MCKAY, CARMELA MOLINARO, OSCAR MIGUEL MORADEI, PHILIPPE G. NANTERMET, CHRISTIAN NADEAU, TUMMANAPALLI SATYANARAYANA, WILLIAM SHIPE, SANJAY KUMAR SINGH, VOUY LINH TRUONG, SIVALENKA VIJAYARADHI, PETER D. WILLIAMS, CATHERINE M. WISCOUNT
  • Patent number: 8778236
    Abstract: A novel photochromic compound which develops a color of a neutral tint and has high color optical density, high fading speed and excellent durability. The present invention is a chromene compound having an indeno(2,1-f)naphtho(1,2-b)pyran structure as the basic skeleton in which a hetero ring having two hetero atoms including at least one sulfur atom is directly bonded to the 6-position and the 7-position of the indeno(2,1-f)naphtho(1,2-b)pyran structure via the hetero atom like the compound represented by the following formula (18).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Junji Takenaka, Junji Momoda, Kazuhiro Teranishi, Toshiaki Takahashi, Mitsuyoshi Sando, Shinobu Izumi
  • Patent number: 8778628
    Abstract: An arylalkylamine compound is represented by the following formula [I-e] or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miyazaki, Junko Okabe, Kosuke Yasuda, Iwao Takamuro, Osamu Sakurai, Tetsuya Yanagida, Yutaka Hisada
  • Patent number: 8729063
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 3-aminopyrrolidine derivatives of the formula I: (wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, X, Y and X are as defined herein) which are useful as modulators of chemokine receptor activity. In particular, these compounds are useful as modulators of chemokine receptors and more specifically as a modulator of the CCR2 and/or CCR5 receptor. The compounds and compositions of the invention may bind to chemokine receptors, e.g., the CCR2 and/or CCR5 chemokine receptors, and are useful for treating diseases associated with chemokine, e.g., CCR2 and/or CCR5, activity, such as atherosclerosis, restenosis, lupus, organ transplant rejection and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Incyte Corporation
    Inventors: Chu-Biao Xue, Brian W. Metcalf, Hao Feng, Ganfeng Cao, Taishing Huang, Changsheng Zheng, Darius J. Robinson, Amy Qi Han
  • Publication number: 20140118816
    Abstract: Surfactants are provided that have a hydrophobic tail portion and a hydrophilic head portion. The hydrophilic head portion includes a terminal dialkyl-substituted tertiary amine or a terminal cycloalkyl-substituted tertiary amine. Also provided are pigment-based inks employing the surfactant, a combination of an electronic display and the pigment-based inks, and a process for reducing conductivity in primary amine-based surfactants and improving reliability of electronic inks employing such surfactants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Inventors: Zhang-Lin Zhou, Qin Liu, Mary Elizabeth Parent
  • Patent number: 8709308
    Abstract: The chromene compound is represented by the following formula (I), wherein R3 at the 11-position is a sulfur-containing substituent selected from the group consisting of thiol group, alkylthio group, alkoxyalkylthio group, haloalkylthio group, cycloalkylthio group, arylthio group, heteroarylthio group, sulfonyl group and sulfinyl group, R1 and R2 at the 6-position and the 7-position are a combination of an aryl group or a heteroaryl group and an electron donating group having a Hammett constant ?p of ?0.1 or less, or R1 and/or R2 is sulfur-containing substituent selected from thiol group, alkylthio group, alkoxyalkylthio group, haloalkylthio group, cycloalkylthio group, arylthio group and heteroarylthio group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiaki Takahashi, Junji Takenaka, Junji Momoda, Kazuhiro Teranishi, Mitsuyoshi Sando, Shinobu Izumi
  • Patent number: 8703938
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention. The present invention relates to novel antiviral compounds represented herein above, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods for the treatment or prophylaxis of viral (particularly HCV) infection in a subject in need of such therapy with the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Yat Sun Or, Ce Wang, Lu Ying, Xiaowen Peng, Yao-Ling Qiu
  • Patent number: 8703721
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an arylalkylamine compound represented by the following formula [I] or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a process for preparing the same, and use of the above-mentioned compound as an activating compound (CaSR agonist) of a Ca sensing receptor, a pharmaceutical composition containing the above-mentioned compound as an effective ingredient, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miyazaki, Junko Tsubakimoto, Kosuke Yasuda, Iwao Takamuro, Osamu Sakurai, Tetsuya Yanagida, Yutaka Hisada
  • Publication number: 20140100211
    Abstract: Pyrrolidine derivatives of the formula and their use as medicaments for the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Martin FLECK, Niklas HEINE, Bernd NOSSE, Gerald Juergen ROTH
  • Publication number: 20140100224
    Abstract: The present application is related to compounds which are novel neurotrophin mimetics. The application also discloses the treatment of disorders associated with p75 expression, such as degradation or dysfunction of cells expressing p75 in a mammal by administering an effective amount of such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicants: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S. Government represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs, The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Frank M. Longo, Stephen M. Massa
  • Patent number: 8691120
    Abstract: A photochromic chromene compound having an indeno(2,1-f)naphtho(1,2-b)pyran structure as its basic skeleton, an aryl group or a heteroaryl group at the 6-position carbon atom of the structure and an electron donor group having a Hammett constant ?p of not more than ?0.1 at the 7-position carbon atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiaki Takahashi, Junji Takenaka, Junji Momoda, Mitsuyoshi Sando, Kazuhiro Teranishi
  • Patent number: 8691816
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to inhibitors of S-nitrosoglutathione reductase (GSNOR), pharmaceutical compositions comprising such GSNOR inhibitors, and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: N30 Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jan Wasley, Gary J. Rosenthal, Xicheng Sun, Sarah Strong, Jian Qiu
  • Publication number: 20140080770
    Abstract: An arylalkylamine compound is represented by the following formula [I-e] or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi MIYAZAKI, Junko OKABE, Kosuke YASUDA, Iwao TAKAMURO, Osamu SAKURAI, Tetsuya YANAGIDA, Yutaka HISADA
  • Publication number: 20140073584
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula I (or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof) as defined herein, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and their use in manufactures and methods for modulating biological processes including inhibition of kinase activity such as PI-3 kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: SIGNALRX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Guillermo A. Morales, Kevin Weber, Jessica Newblom, Joseph R. Garlich
  • Publication number: 20140066426
    Abstract: The invention relates to pyrrole carboxamides bearing a fluoromethyl-moiety as voltage gated calcium channel blockers, to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds and also to these compounds for use in the treatment and/or prophylaxis of pain and further diseases and/or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Inventors: Stefan SCHUNK, Melanie REICH, Henning STEINHAGEN, Nils DAMANN, Michael HAURAND, Achim KLESS, Philip SKONE, Richard HAMLYN, Robert KIRBY, Marc ROGERS, Kathy SUTTON
  • Patent number: 8648067
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of formula I: their use as H3 antagonists/inverse agonists, processes for their preparation, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignees: Cephalon, Inc., Teva Sante
    Inventors: Edward R. Bacon, Thomas R. Bailey, Sankar Chatterjee, Derek D. Dunn, Greg A. Hostetler, Robert L. Hudkins, Brigitte Lesur, Babu G. Sundar, Allison L. Zulli, Christophe Yue
  • Publication number: 20140038937
    Abstract: The invention concerns chromenone compounds of Formula I; or pharmaceutically-acceptable salts thereof, wherein each of R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, n and R6 has any of the meanings defined hereinbefore in the description; processes for their preparation, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of cell proliferative disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: Astrazeneca AB
    Inventors: Bernard Christophe BARLAAM, Sebastien Louis DEGORCE, Christine Marie Paul LAMBERT-VAN DER BREMPT, Jean-Jacques Marcel LOHMANN, Patrick PLE
  • Patent number: 8642642
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of the formula (I) wherein the variables have meanings given in the claims and the description. The invention also relates to the use of a compound of the formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof for preparing a medicament for the treatment of a medical disorder susceptible to the treatment with a 5HT6 receptor ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignees: Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Roland Grandel, Wilfried Martin Braje, Andreas Haupt, Sean Colm Turner, Udo Lange, Karla Drescher, Liliane Unger, Dan Plata
  • Publication number: 20140024647
    Abstract: A compound having TRPV4 inhibitory activity or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is provided. The present invention is related to a compound represented by the formula (I), wherein R1a is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl or the like; R1b is hydrogen or substituted or unsubstituted alkyl; R1c is hydrogen, halogen, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl, substituted or unsubstituted nonaromatic heterocyclic group or the like; -L- is —C(=0)—NR2? or the like; X is substituted or unsubstituted aryl, substituted or unsubstituted heteroaryl or the like, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2012
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Inventor: Akira Yukimasa
  • Patent number: 8617855
    Abstract: A method for producing starting materials or additives for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and/or hydrocarbon-based fuels, especially for heating systems or internal combustion engines, takes organic residues or waste materials and decontaminates or sterilizes them with a hydrogenation process. In particular, the materials classified as K1, K2 or K3 according to EU Directive 1774/2002 are used for generating or producing the cited starting materials or additives, whereby an adequate decontamination of the residues or waste materials that are classified as being hazardous to health is ensured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Inventor: Dieter Tischendorf
  • Publication number: 20130324531
    Abstract: There are provided compounds of the formula wherein X, Y, Z, R1, R2 and R3 are as described herein and enantiomers and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and esters thereof. The compounds are useful as anticancer agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: David Joseph Bartkovitz, Xin-Jie Chu, George Kenneth Ehrlich, Jin-Jun Liu, Hanspeter Michel, Binh Thanh Vu, Chunlin Zhao
  • Publication number: 20130310377
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel calcium release-activated calcium (CRAC) channel inhibitors, methods for preparing them, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of treatment using them. The present disclosure also relates to methods for treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with CRAC inhibitors, and to methods for identifying therapeutics for treating and of diagnosing cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Rhizen Phamaceuticals SA
    Inventor: Rhizen Phamaceuticals SA
  • Publication number: 20130303539
    Abstract: Compounds, compositions and methods useful for treating ocular diseases are provided. In particular, antagonists of TRPV4, their synthesis, pharmaceutical compositions thereof and methods of treating ocular diseases such as glaucoma, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: David Krizaj, Glenn D. Prestwich, Peter Barabas, Yong Xu, Daniel Ryskamp
  • Publication number: 20130296274
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula I in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 have the meanings indicated in Claim 1, are inhibitors of methionine aminopeptidase and can be employed for the treatment of tumours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Timo Heinrich, Frank Zenke, Michel Calderini, Djordje Musil
  • Publication number: 20130296322
    Abstract: In one aspect, the invention relates to compounds of formula I: where Y, R1, R2, n, and Q are as defined in the specification, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. The compounds of formula I are serotonin reuptake inhibitors. In another aspect, the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds; methods of using such compounds; and processes and intermediates for preparing such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: THERAVANCE, INC.
    Inventors: Eric L. Stangeland, Lori Jean Van Orden, Daisuke Roland Saito
  • Publication number: 20130281452
    Abstract: Substituted 4-aminobenzamides, pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds and also methods of using these compounds in the treatment and/or prophylaxis of pain and further diseases and/or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: Gregor BAHRENBERG, Sven KUEHNERT, Simon LUCAS, Wolfgang SCHROEDER