Polycyclo Ring System Which Includes Ring Chalcogen Patents (Class 548/525)
  • Patent number: 9475768
    Abstract: Provided herein are a luminogen compound of formula (I) including a AIE luminophore moiety conjugated with a maleimide moiety and a use of the same for detecting thiol groups in biomolecules. Also provided is a dye molecule, a biosensor or a bioprobe comprising the luminogen compound of formula (I) in use for detecting thiol groups in biomolecules. The detection method of the present subject matter not only has high thio-selectivity and sensitivity, but also is rapid, convenient and handy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Benzhong Tang, Yang Liu, Wing Yip Lam, Yong Yu
  • Patent number: 9120764
    Abstract: Derivates of chromene of formula I, where the meanings for the various substituents are as indicated in the description. These compounds are useful as inhibitors of TCR-Nck interaction in T lymphocytes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
    Inventors: Balbino Jose Alarcon Sanchez, Angel Messeguer Peypoch, Antonio Morreale De Leon, Aldo Jorge Borroto Revuelta, Irene Azahara Arellano Rojo, Almudena Perona Requena, Esther Carrasco Romero
  • Publication number: 20150133659
    Abstract: The present invention relates to millepachine ((E)-1-(5-methoxy-2,2-dimethyl-2H-chromen-8-yl)-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-en-1-one) and its analogues. The present invention provides methods for preparing these compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including these compounds, and methods of treating diseases utilizing pharmaceutical compositions including these compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: Sichuan University
    Inventors: Lijuan Chen, Yuquan Wei
  • Publication number: 20150111888
    Abstract: The present invention provides a small compound targeting at TACC3. The present invention further provides a drug, particularly, an anticancer agent, comprising the small compound targeting at TACC3. A compound represented by the general formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, solvate, or ester derivative thereof binds to TACC3 and inhibits cell growth. Thus, these compounds can be used as drugs, particularly, anticancer agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Ryoji Yao, Hiroyuki Osada, Yasumitsu Kondoh
  • Publication number: 20150112079
    Abstract: Since a compound represented by the general formula (I) (wherein definition of each group is as described in the specification), a salt thereof, a solvate thereof, or a prodrug thereof has strong and sustaining intraocular pressure lowering activity and, further, has no side effect on eyes such as ocular stimulating property (hyperemia, corneal clouding etc.), aqueous humor protein rise etc., it has high safety, and can be an excellent agent for preventing and/or treating glaucoma etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tohru KAMBE, Toru MARUYAMA, Shinsaku YAMANE, Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Kousuke TANI
  • Patent number: 9006437
    Abstract: The present invention relates to fluorescent dyes in general. The present invention provides a wide range of fluorescent dyes and kits containing the same, which are applicable for labeling a variety of biomolecules, cells and microorganisms. The present invention also provides various methods of using the fluorescent dyes for research and development, forensic identification, environmental studies, diagnosis, prognosis, and/or treatment of disease conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Biotium, Inc.
    Inventors: Fei Mao, Wai-Yee Leung, Ching-Ying Cheung
  • Patent number: 8987258
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel chromenone analog sirtuin modulator compounds of Formula (I): or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, corresponding pharmaceutical compositions and treatment methods and combination therapies thereof for use in increasing the lifespan of a cell, and treating and/or preventing a wide variety of diseases and disorders including, for example, diseases or disorders related to aging or stress, diabetes, obesity, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular disease, blood clotting disorders, inflammation, cancer, and/or flushing as well as diseases or disorders that would benefit from increased mitochondrial activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Inventors: Christopher Oalmann, Robert B. Perni, Chi B. Vu
  • Patent number: 8981131
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds represented by formula I: wherein, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, R13 and X are as defined in the specification, in all its stereoisomeric and tautomeric forms and mixtures thereof in all ratios, and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pharmaceutically acceptable solvates, pharmaceutically acceptable polymorphs and prodrugs. These compounds are useful for treatment of inflammatory disorders including those caused by elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines such as Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF-? and/or interleukins (IL-1?, IL-6, IL-8). The invention also relates to processes for the manufacture of compounds of formula 1 and pharmaceutical compositions containing them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Piramal Enterprises Limited
    Inventors: Dilip Narayanrao Bhedi, Ram Asrey Vishwakarma, Vaishali Deka, Dattatray Maruti More, Manivannan Ramalingam, Ashish Suthar, Roda Dalal, Sapna Parikh, Aditi Amol Tannu
  • Patent number: 8981119
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds of Formula I: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, X and n are described herein. These compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof are useful as IK1 channel activators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Tsukasa Ishihara, Kazuhiro Ikegai, Ikumi Kuriwaki, Hiroyuki Hisamichi, Nobuaki Takeshita, Ryuichi Takezawa
  • Publication number: 20150073004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula 1 that are useful for the preventive and/or therapeutic treatment of diseases caused by abnormal activation of CXCR3 chemokines. The invention relates furthermore to a process for the preparation of said compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing said compounds and to novel intermediates used in the preparation of said compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Imre BATA, Veronika BARTONE BODOR, Attila VASAS, Peter BUZDER-LANTOS, Gyorgy FERENCZY, Zsuzsanna TOMOSKOZI, Gabor SZELECZKY, Zsuzsanna SZAMOSVOLGYI
  • Publication number: 20150073031
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to: (a) mandelate salts of atrasentan, (b) pharmaceutical compositions comprising an atrasentan mandelate salt, and, optionally, one or more additional therapeutic agents; (b) methods of using an atrasentan mandelate salt to treat nephropathy, chronic kidney disease, and/or other conditions; (c) kits comprising a first pharmaceutical composition comprising an atrasentan mandelate salt, and, optionally, a second pharmaceutical composition comprising one or more additional therapeutic agents; (d) methods for the preparation of an atrasentan mandelate salt; and (e) atrasentan mandelate salts prepared by such method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: AbbVie Inc.
    Inventors: Yuchuan Gong, Geoff G. Zhang
  • Publication number: 20150065494
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aminostyrylbenzofuran compound of Formula (I), and a pharmaceutical composition comprising same. The pharmaceutical composition of the present invention comprising the compound of Formula (I), a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, an isomer, a hydrate, and a solvate thereof as an active ingredient can be useful for the prevention and treatment of degenerative brain diseases caused by accumulation of beta-amyloid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Dong Jin Kim, Kyung Ho Yoo, Young Soo Kim, Woong Seo Park, Yong Koo Kang, Hye Yun Kim, Yun Kyung Kim, Ki Duk Park, Maeng Sup Kim, Kwee Hyun Suh, Young Gil Ahn
  • Publication number: 20150038507
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a compound of formula I, as defined herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; a pharmaceutical composition containing a compound of formula I, a method of treatment of a disorder or condition that may be treated by administration of the compound, the method comprising administering to a mammal in need of such treatment a compound of formula I as described above, and a method of treatment of a disorder or condition selected from the group consisting of Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), Chagas disease, Leishmaniasis and malaria, the method comprising administering to a mammal, including a human, in need of such treatment a compound of formula I as described above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Dennis Michael Godek, Harry Ralph Howard
  • Publication number: 20150038546
    Abstract: The present invention provides calcium sensing receptor modulators (CaSR). In particular, the compounds described herein are useful for treating, managing, and/or lessening the severity of diseases, disorders, syndromes and/or conditions associated with the modulation of calcium sensing receptors (CaSR). The invention also provides herein the pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods for treating, managing, and/or lessening the severity of diseases, disorders, syndromes and/or conditions associated with the modulation of CaSR. The invention also relates to process for the preparation of the compounds of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Manojkumar Ramprasad Shukla, Ankush Gangaram Sarde, Rajeshkumar Maganlal Loriya, Vipul Dilip Pachpute, Navnath Bajirao Walke, Talha Hussain Khan, Sanjeev Anant Kulkarni, Venkata P. Palle, Rajender Kumar Kamboj
  • Publication number: 20150018542
    Abstract: Provided in the present invention are a 2-arylbenzofuran-7-formamide compound as shown in general formula I or a pharmacologically or physiologically acceptable salt thereof, a preparation method thereof and use thereof in preparing anti-tumour drugs, wherein R1 and R2 are each independently hydrogen, straight or branched chained C1-C4 alkyl, C3-C4 cycloalkyl or saturated 5- or 6-membered heterocyclyl containing oxygen or nitrogen; or R1 and R2 together with N form an unsubstituted or substituted saturated 5- or 6-membered heterocyclyl containing at least one heteroatom, wherein the heteroatom is O, N and S, the substituent is a methyl on N; R3 is a hydrogen atom or a chlorine atom; R4 is a hydrogen atom or a fluorine atom; X is CH, CF or N; and Y is CH, CF or N.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Chunhao Yang, Zehong Miao, Jian Ding, Meng Wang, Jinxue He, Cun Tan, Yi Chen
  • Patent number: 8927589
    Abstract: Compounds of Formulas 1 and 2 where the variables have the meaning disclosed in the specification, have analgesic and in some cases immunostimulant activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Bertrand Leblond, Eric Beausoleil, Thierry Taverne, John E. Donello
  • Publication number: 20150005286
    Abstract: Described herein are compounds that are estrogen receptor modulators. Also described are pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments that include the compounds described herein, as well as methods of using such estrogen receptor modulators, alone and in combination with other compounds, for treating diseases or conditions that are mediated or dependent upon estrogen receptors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Nicholas D. Smith, Steven P. Govek, Mehmet Kahraman, Johnny Y. Nagasawa, Andiliy G. Lai, Celine Bonnefous
  • Publication number: 20150005282
    Abstract: Disclosed in the present invention are polycyclic derivatives as represented by general formula (I), the preparation method thereof, pharmaceutical compositions containing the derivatives and uses thereof as therapeutic agents, especially the GPR40 agonist and in preparation of drugs for treating diseases such as diabetes and metabolic disorders, etc., wherein each substituent in the general formula (I) has the same definition as in the description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Fanglong Yang, Qing Dong, Jihui Han, Chunfei Wang, Ling Zhang, Yang Wang
  • Publication number: 20140371138
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) that are useful as hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitors, the synthesis of such compounds, and the use of such compounds for inhibiting HCV NS5A activity, for treating or preventing HCV infections and for inhibiting HCV viral replication and/or viral production in a cell-based system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Craig A. Coburn, John A. McCauley, Steven W. Ludmerer, Kun Liu, Joseph P. Vacca, Hao Wu, Bin Hu, Richard Soll, Fei Sun, Xinghai Wang, Man Yan, Chengren Zhang, Mingwei Zheng, Bin Zhong, Jian Zhu
  • Publication number: 20140371272
    Abstract: The invention provides compounds of formula (I) or a salt thereof as described herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound of formula (I), processes for preparing compounds of formula (I), intermediates useful for preparing compounds of formula (I) and therapeutic methods for treating cancer or treating autoimmune diseases or preventing transplant rejection using compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Venkatram R. Mereddy, Lester R. Drewes, Mohammed Abrar Alam, Sravan K. Jonnalagadda, Shirisha Gurrapu
  • Publication number: 20140364427
    Abstract: Described herein are compounds that are estrogen receptor modulators. Also described are pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments that include the compounds described herein, as well as methods of using such estrogen receptor modulators, alone and in combination with other compounds, for treating diseases or conditions that are mediated or dependent upon estrogen receptors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Nicholas D. Smith, Steven P. Govek, Mehmet Kahraman, Jackaline D. Julien, Johnny Y. Nagasawa, Andiliy G. Lai
  • Publication number: 20140364421
    Abstract: [Problem] A compound which is useful as an IK1 channel activator is provided. [Means for Solution] As a result of studies on the IK1 channel activator, the present inventors have found that a benzothiophene compound shows effectiveness on visceral pain, inflammatory pain, osteoarthritis pain, neuropathic pain, or fibromyalgia, thereby completing the invention. A compound of the invention has an IK1 channel activation effect, and can also be used as an agent for preventing and/or treating visceral pain, inflammatory pain, osteoarthritis pain, neuropathic pain, or fibromyalgia. In addition, the IK1 channel activator can be used as an agent for preventing and/or treating inflammatory pain, osteoarthritis pain, neuropathic pain, and fibromyalgia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: ASTELLAS PHARMA INC.
    Inventors: Tsukasa ISHIHARA, Kazuhiro IKEGAI, Ikumi KURIWAKI, Hiroyuki HISAMICHI, Nobuaki TAKESHITA, Ryuichi TAKEZAWA
  • Patent number: 8906953
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of a compound of formula 1, a stereoisomer or a tautomer thereof, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or a pharmaceutically acceptable solvate thereof, for the treatment of an inflammatory disorder. The invention further relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of formula 1 and at least one pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, for use in the treatment of an inflammatory disorder. The invention also relates to a method for the treatment of an inflammatory disorder by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the compound of formula 1 to a subject in need thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Piramal Enterprises Limited
    Inventors: Kalpana Sanjay Joshi, Sapna Hasit Parikh
  • Publication number: 20140349991
    Abstract: Compounds or pharmacologically acceptable salts thereof for promoting osteogenesis, improving bone metabolism, preventing or treating bone fracture, preventing or treating a disease associated with bone metabolism, or in the field of orthopedics for the promotion of healing of bone fracture, a bone defect, and bone diseases such as osteoarthritis as well as in the field of dentistry for the treatment of periodontal disease and the stabilization of artificial tooth root.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Katsuhiro Kawakami, Toshihiro Kiho, Atsushi Tengeiji, Kentoku Gotanda, Kazumasa Aoki, Kazuki Yano
  • Publication number: 20140349987
    Abstract: The invention provides modulators for the orphan nuclear receptor ROR? and methods for treating ROR? mediated diseases by administrating these novel ROR? modulators to a human or a mammal in need thereof. Specifically, the present invention provides pyrrolo carboxamide compounds of Formula (1) and the enantiomers, diastereomers, N-oxides, tautomers, solvates and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Christoph Steeneck, Olaf Kinzel, Christian Gege, Gerald Kleymann, Thomas Hoffmann
  • Patent number: 8895605
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a combination for the treatment of cancer wherein the combination exhibits a synergistic effect. The combination comprises radiation and at least one cyclin dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitor selected from the compounds of formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or a solvate thereof. The present invention also relates to a method for the treatment of cancer, which method comprises administering to a patient in need of such a treatment, a therapeutically effective amount of the combination. The present invention also relates to the use of a CDK inhibitor selected from the compounds of formula I as a radiosensitizer that enhances the efficacy of radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer, particularly head and neck cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Piramal Enterprises Limited
    Inventors: Maggie Joyce Rathos, Kalpana Sanjay Joshi, Nikhil Krishnamurthy Hebbar, Somesh Sharma
  • 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: 20140336376
    Abstract: Provided is a compound represented by the following general formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. This novel compound has a glycogen-synthase activation ability, but activates a receptor PPAR to a low degree and is highly safe. In the formula, Ar is an aromatic carbocyclic ring or a heterocyclic ring; and Ar2 is represented by any one of the following rings and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Tadakiyo NAKAGAWA, Kayo Matsumoto, Sen Takeshita, Tomomi Yoshida, Munetaka Tokumasu, Hiroki Inoue, Kaori Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20140329802
    Abstract: The purpose is to provide a compound which has an intestinal phosphate transporter (NPT-IIb) inhibitory action and is useful as an active ingredient of an agent for treating and/or preventing hyperphosphatemia. A tetrahydrobenzothiophene compound of the following formula (I) has NPT-IIb inhibitory action and can be used as an agent for treating and/or preventing hyperphosphatemia: wherein, R1 represents —O-lower alkyl, -lower alkylene-phenyl, or the like; R2 and R3 are the same as or different from each other and represent H, lower alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, heteroaryl or the like, or, R2 and R3 may be combined with a nitrogen atom to which they bind to form 5- to 7-membered saturated cyclic amino; R4's are the same as or different from each other and represent halogen, lower alkyl; and n represents 0 to 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Shunichiro HACHIYA, Masanori Miura, Yoshimasa Imamura, Daisuke Kaga, Ippei Sato, Hiroyuki Moritomo, Koji Kato, Kazuhiro Terai, Yoh Terada
  • Publication number: 20140329823
    Abstract: Molecular mimics of Smac are capable of modulating apoptosis through their interaction with cellular IAPs (inhibitor of apoptosis proteins). The mimetics are based on a monomer or dimer of the N-terminal tetrapeptide of IAP-binding proteins, such as Smac/DIABLO, Hid, Grim and Reaper, which interact with a specific surface groove of IAP. Also disclosed are methods of using these peptidomimetics for therapeutic purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: TETRALOGIC PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Stephen M. Condon, Matthew G. Laporte, Yijun DENG, Susan R. Rippin
  • Patent number: 8853196
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aminochromane, aminothiochromane and amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline derivatives of the formula (I) or a physiologically tolerated salt thereof. The invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such aminochromane, aminothiochromane and amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline derivatives, and the use of such aminochromane, aminothiochromane and amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline derivatives for therapeutic purposes. The aminochromane, aminothiochromane and amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline derivatives are GlyT1 inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Wilhelm Amberg, Udo Lange, Frauke Pohlki
  • Publication number: 20140288106
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula 1 that are useful for the preventive or therapeutic treatment of diseases caused by abnormal activation of CXCR3 chemokines. The invention relates furthermore to a process for the preparation of said compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing said compounds and to novel intermediates used in the preparation of said compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: Sanofi
    Inventors: Imre BATA, Peter BUZDER-LANTOS, Attila VASAS, Veronika BARTANE BODOR, Gyorgy FERENCZY, Zsuzsanna TOMOSKOZI, Gabor SZELECZKY, Sandor BATORI, Martin SMRCINA, Marcel PATEK, Aleksandra WEICHSEL, David Squire Thorpe
  • Publication number: 20140288065
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pyrrolidine compound of General Formula (1) or a salt thereof, wherein R101 and R102 are each independently a phenyl group or a pyridyl group, the phenyl group or the pyridyl group may have one or more substituents selected from halogen atoms and lower alkyl groups optionally substituted with one or more halogen atoms, etc. The pyrrolidine compound or a salt thereof of the present invention is usable to produce a pharmaceutical preparation having a wider therapeutic spectrum and being capable of exhibiting sufficient therapeutic effects after short-term administration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Muneaki KURIMURA, Shinichi TAIRA, Takahiro TOMOYASU, Nobuaki ITO, Kuninori TAI, Noriaki TAKEMURA, Takayuki MATSUZAKI, Yasuhiro MENJO, Shin MIYAMURA, Yohji SAKURAI, Akihito WATANABE, Yasuyo SAKATA, Takumi MASUMOTO, Kohei AKAZAWA, Haruhiko SUGINO, Naoki AMADA, Satoshi OHASHI, Tomoichi SHINOHARA, Hirofumi SASAKI, Chisako MORITA, Junko YAMASHITA, Satoko NAKAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20140288314
    Abstract: A process provides for producing chiral prostacyclin derivatives of Formula (I) in high yield from meso anhydrides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: United Therapeutics Corporation
    Inventors: Hitesh Batra, Liang Guo
  • Publication number: 20140275020
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds of Formula I having the following general structure: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof which are inhibitors of the Renal Outer Medullary Potassium (ROMK) channel (Kir1.1). The compounds are useful as diuretics and natriuretics and therefore are useful for the therapy and prophylaxis of disorders resulting from excessive salt and water retention, including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and chronic and acute heart failure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Shawn P. Walsh, Alexander Pasternak, Zhi-Cai Shi, Brian Cato
  • Publication number: 20140275068
    Abstract: The present invention provides neuronal gap junction blocking compounds according to formula (I) or a hydrate, solvate, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: wherein the integers Q, R2, A, R1, Z1, Z2, and Z3 are as defined in claim 1. The compounds are useful for the treatment or prevention of a range of conditions including, e.g., migraine, epilepsy, non-epileptic seizures, brain injury, and cardiovascular disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Proximagen Limited
    Inventors: Edward Savory, Daniel Hill, Oldrich Kocian
  • Publication number: 20140255920
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new rhodamine compounds and their use as fluorescent labels. The compounds may be used as fluorescent labels for nucleotides in nucleic acid sequencing applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: ILLUMINA CAMBRIDGE LIMITED
    Inventors: Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov, Xiaohai Liu
  • Publication number: 20140249319
    Abstract: Chemical crosslinkers and methods of their synthesis are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Inventor: Mark Quang Nguyen
  • Patent number: 8822526
    Abstract: A novel pharmaceutical combination comprising a cytotoxic antineoplastic agent selected from a the group consisting of paclitaxel, docetaxel, doxorubicin and gemcitabine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and at least one cyclin dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitor; wherein the said combination exhibits synergistic effects when used in the treatment of cancer. The invention also relates to a method for the treatment of cancer, using a therapeutically effective amount of the said combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Piramal Enterprises Limited
    Inventors: Maggie Rathos, Kalpana Joshi, Harshal Khanwalkar, Somesh Sharma
  • Patent number: 8822523
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I) wherein R1 is C1-C4alkyl, C1-C4haloalkyl or C1-C4alkoxy; R2 is C1-C4alkyl; R3 is hydrogen or halogen; R4 is hydrogen, C1-C4alkyl or C1-C4halogenalkyl; X is methine or nitrogen; A is R5 is hydrogen, halogen, -?-C1-C6alkyl, -?-C3-C7cycloalkyl or -?-aryl; R6 is hydrogen, halogen, -?-C1-C6alkyl, -?-C3-C7cycloalkyl or -?-aryl; and agrochemically acceptable salts/isomers/structural isomers/stereoisomers/diastereoisomers/enantiorners/tautorriers and N-oxides of those compounds are suitable for use as microbiocides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Harald Walter, Daniel Stierli
  • Publication number: 20140221349
    Abstract: Compounds of general formula I wherein the group R1 is defined as in claim 1, which have valuable pharmacological properties, in particular bind to the GPR40 receptor and modulate its activity. The compounds are suitable for treatment and prevention of diseases which can be influenced by this receptor, such as metabolic diseases, in particular diabetes type 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM INTERNATIONAL GMBH
    Inventor: Matthias ECKHARDT
  • Publication number: 20140197361
    Abstract: A naphthopyran compound represented by the formula B1 and B2 are selected independently from the group consisting of a phenyl, naphthyl, or heterocyclic aromatic group, or may combine to form one or more aromatic rings. B1 and B2 may further include one or more substituents. R3, R4, R5, R6, and R16 are selected independently from the group consisting of hydrogen, halogen, —Ra, —OH, —ORa, —O—CO—Ra, —CN, —NO2, —SO2Ra, —SORa, —SH, —SRa, —NH2, —NHRa, —NRaRa, or —NRbRc; or wherein R5 and R6 combine to form a cyclic group. Ra may include an alkyl, polycycloalkyl, alkenyl, polyalkenyl, haloalkyl, perhaloalkyl, alkynyl, polyalkynyl, hydroxyalkynyl, polyhydroxyalkynyl; or (C3-20)cycloalkyl group. Rb and Rc may include hydrogen or alkyl groups, or may combine to form a saturated heterocyclic group, or together with an adjacent phenyl group may form a julolidinyl group. R7 is a mesogenic group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: AlphaMicron Incorporated
    Inventors: Ludmila Sukhomlinova, Linli Su, Tamas Kosa, Bahman Taheri
  • Publication number: 20140186328
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    Inventors: David R. Schubert, Pamela A. Maher, Chandramouli Chiruta
  • Publication number: 20140163025
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of general formula I, wherein the groups (Het)Ar and R1 are defined as in claim 1, which have valuable pharmacological properties, in particular bind to the GPR40 receptor and modulate its activity. The compounds are suitable for treatment and prevention of diseases which can be influenced by this receptor, such as metabolic diseases, in particular diabetes type 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM INTERNATIONAL GMBH
    Inventors: Matthias ECKHARDT, Sara FRATTINI, Elke LANGKOPF, Holger WAGNER
  • Patent number: 8729068
    Abstract: The purpose is to provide a compound which has an intestinal phosphate transporter (NPT-IIb) inhibitory action and is useful as an active ingredient of an agent for treating and/or preventing hyperphosphatemia. A tetrahydrobenzothiophene compound of the following formula (I) has NPT-IIb inhibitory action and can be used as an agent for treating and/or preventing hyperphosphatemia: wherein, R1 represents —O-lower alkyl, -lower alkylene-phenyl, or the like; R2 and R3 are the same as or different from each other and represent H, lower alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, heteroaryl or the like, or, R2 and R3 may be combined with a nitrogen atom to which they bind to form 5- to 7-membered saturated cyclic amino; R4's are the same as or different from each other and represent halogen, lower alkyl; and n represents 0 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Shunichiro Hachiya, Masanori Miura, Yoshimasa Imamura, Daisuke Kaga, Ippei Sato, Hiroyuki Moritomo, Koji Kato, Kazuhiro Terai, Yoh Terada
  • Patent number: 8710244
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dye having the chemical formula: or a mixture thereof. Each R1 is independently selected from hydrogen, halogen, cyano, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, alkoxyl, alkylthio, alkylamino, dialkylamino, alkylaminocarbonyl, dialkylaminocarbonyl, aryl, heteroaryl, phosphoric acid, or sulfonic acid. Each R2 is independently selected from Each n is independently selected from an integer of 2 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventor: Shin-Shin Wang
  • Patent number: 8703810
    Abstract: Described herein are compounds that are estrogen receptor modulators. Also described are pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments that include the compounds described herein, as well methods of using such estrogen receptor modulators, alone and in combination with other compounds, for treating diseases or conditions that are mediated or dependent upon estrogen receptors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Seragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Mehmet Kahraman, Steven P. Govek, Johnny Y. Nagasawa, Nicholas D. Smith
  • 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: 8697890
    Abstract: A naphthopyran compound represented by the formula B1 and B2 are selected from a phenyl, naphthyl, or heterocyclic aromatic group, or may combine to form one or more aromatic rings. B1 and B2 are optionally substituted with one or more substituents. R3, R4, R5, R6, and R10 are selected independently from hydrogen, halogen, —Ra, —OH, —ORa, —O—CO—Ra, —CN, —NO2, —SO2Ra, —SORa, —SH, —SRa, —NH2, —NHRa, —NRaRa, and —NRbRc. Any two or more of R5, R6 or R10 may combine to form a cyclic group. R7 is a mesogenic group containing at least two rings connected to each other through a covalent bond or linking unit. The linking unit is an ester, —Rd—, —O—, —ORd—, —ORdO—, —OCORd—, —OCORdO—, —S—, —CH?CH—, —CH?N—, —C?C—, or —N?N—, where Rd is a linear or branched (C1-18)alkyl or a linear or branched (C1-18)haloalkyl group. The naphthopyran compound may be incorporated into an optical article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Alphamicron Incorporated
    Inventors: Ludmila Sukhomlinova, Linli Su, Tamas Kosa, Bahman Taheri
  • Publication number: 20140088078
    Abstract: The invention provides tricyclic compounds and their use in treating medical disorders, such as obesity. Pharmaceutical compositions and methods of making various tricyclic compounds are provided. The compounds are contemplated to have activity against methionyl aminopeptidase 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: ZAFGEN, Inc.
    Inventors: Susan Mary Cramp, Hazel Joan Dyke, Thomas David Pallin, Robert Zahler