Chalcogen Bonded Directly To The Hetero Ring Patents (Class 549/416)
  • Patent number: 5674811
    Abstract: A cyanoketone derivatives of the following formula (1) ##STR1## which are characterized by excellent herbicidal activity and effectiveness against a variety of broad leafed weeds, including barnyard grass, green foxtail, velvet leaf, livid amaranth and hairy beggar ticks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 7, 1997
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Toshio Kitajima, Tadashi Kobutani, Shozo Kato, Masao Yamaguchi, Masahiko Ishizaki, deceased
  • Patent number: 5661166
    Abstract: A Saishin N derivative represented by the following general formula: ##STR1## wherein X represents a carbonyl group or a >CH--ORx group, or X bonds to a carbon atom in Y or Z to represent a >C(ORx)--O-- group; Y and Z may be the same or different and each represents a carbonyl group or a >CH--ORy group, or each bonds to an oxygen atom in X to represent a >CH-- group; the broken line represents an optional bond; and Rx and Ry may be the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl, alkenyl, aralkenyl, aralkyl, heterocyclic-alkyl or acyl group, is provided which is therapeutically usable as an antiulcer agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1997
    Assignee: Tokyo Tanabe Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Susumu Yokura, Kiyokazu Murakami, Nobuo Takoi, Hiroyuki Iizuka, Eiji Ohtubo
  • Patent number: 5656750
    Abstract: Squarylium compounds of the formula: ##STR1## (in which Q.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 are each a chromophoric group having an aromatic unsaturated system conjugated with the squarylium ring and such that in the compounds of formulae Q.sup.1 CH.sub.2 R.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 CH.sub.2 R.sup.2 the methylene hydrogens are active hydrogens, R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic group, and R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are each independently a hydrogen atom, or an acyl, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, aromatic or heterocyclic group, subject to the proviso that one of R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 may be an amino or substituted amino group, or one of R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 is a hydrogen atom and the other is an organosulfonyl group, or R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 together with the intervening nitrogen atom form a nitrogenous heterocyclic ring) are useful as near infra-red absorbers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 12, 1997
    Assignee: Polaroid Corporation
    Inventors: Richard M. Allen, Peter K. Chu
  • Patent number: 5629265
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are cyanoketone derivatives of the following formula (1) ##STR1## such as 1-cyano-1-piperidinocarbonyl-3-[4-(2-chloro-4-trifluoromethylphenoxy)pheno xy]-2-butanone, 1-cyano-1-piperidinocarbonyl-3-[4-(3-chloro-5-trifluoromethyl-2-pyridyloxy )phenoxy]-2-butanone, 1-cyano-1-(N-methyl-N-dichlorophenyl)aminocarbonyl-3-[4-(2-quinoxalyloxy)p henoxy]-2-butanone, 1-cyano-1-(N,N-dibutyl)aminocarbonyl-3-[4-(3-chloro-5-trifluoromethyl-2-py ridyloxy)phenoxy-2-butanone, and the like, which are characterized by excellent herbicidal activity and effectiveness against a variety of gramineous weeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 13, 1997
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiko Ishizaki, Seiji Nagata, Junji Takenaka
  • Patent number: 5618959
    Abstract: A process for synthesizing prostaglandin E.sub.1, E.sub.2 and derivatives thereof is provided. The process is a "one-pot" method in which 2-furyllithium, copper cyanide, a lower alkyllithium reagent and either an (E)-alkenylstannane or a halogenide are combined with cyclopentenone (II) ##STR1## in which A, R.sup.6 and R.sup.7 are as defined herein. The reaction gives rise to the desired prostaglandin product in yields of 80% or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1997
    Assignee: Vivus Incorporated
    Inventors: Miroslav Trampota, Bohumil Zak
  • Patent number: 5618775
    Abstract: Mixtures of optically active cyclohexenone oxime ethers having R- and S-configuration in the oxime ether moiety of the formula I ##STR1## (R.sup.1 =C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 -alkyl; ##STR2## X=C.sub.1-C.sub.4 -alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -haloalkyl; m=0-3 or 1-4 where all X's are halogen;n=0-3 or 1-5 where all X's are halogen;R.sup.2 =C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -alkoxy-C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 -alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -alkylthio-C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 -alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.3 -C.sub.7 -cycloalkyl, substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.5 -C.sub.7 -cycloalkenyl, substituted or unsubstituted 5-membered saturated heterocyclic structure, substituted or unsubstituted 6- or 7-membered heterocyclic structure, substituted or unsubstituted 5-membered heteroaromatic structure, substituted or unsubstituted phenyl or pyridyl)and their agriculturally useful salts and esters with C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 -carboxylic acids and inorganic acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1997
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ulf Misslitz, Norbert Meyer, Juergen Kast, Wolfgang Ladner, Helmut Walter, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Uwe Kardorff, Matthias Gerber
  • Patent number: 5606081
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a cyclic ether ketone of the general formula I ##STR1## in which R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 denote hydrogen or C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 alkyl, m and n denote integers from 1 to 5, in which a cyclic ether aldehyde of the general formula I ##STR2## in which have R.sup.1, R.sup.2, m and n have the above meanings, is reacted with an oxygen-containing gas in the presence of a solid or supported catalyst containing copper and/or manganese, at temperatures of from 50.degree. to 300.degree. C. and pressures of from 0.01 to 10 bar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 25, 1997
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Werner Schnurr, Rolf Fischer
  • Patent number: 5597938
    Abstract: A novel process for the production of a compound represented by the formula: ##STR1## wherein Z and Z' each represents a protective group for the hydroxyl group; R.sup.1 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group; R.sup.2 represents an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, a group represented by the formula --B--D (in which B is an alkylene group and D is a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted phenoxy group or a cycloalkyl group), a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group or a substituted or unsubstituted phenoxy group; R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 each represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or an alkoxy group; R.sup.5 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, a halogen atom, a cyano group, an amino group, a hydroxyl group or a group represented by a formula --COOR.sup.8 ; R.sup.6 represents a group represented by a formula --COOR.sup.9, a cyano group, a hydroxyl group, a group represented by a formula --OCOR.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 28, 1997
    Assignees: Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Fumie Sato
    Inventor: Fumie Sato
  • Patent number: 5597932
    Abstract: The invention is drawn to a compound having the following formula ##STR1## in which X.sup.1 and X.sup.2, which may be the same or different, represent hydrogen or a hydroxy-protecting group, X.sup.4 is hydrogen, A is selected from --COOAlkyl and CH.sub.2 OH, and B is a hydroxy group, or A and B, when taken together, represent an oxo group. These compounds are useful as intermediates in the production of 19-nor vitamin D derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 28, 1997
    Assignee: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    Inventors: Hector F. DeLuca, Heinrich K. Schnoes, Kato L. Perlman, Rolf E. Swenson
  • Patent number: 5595684
    Abstract: An optically active tetrahydropyran derivative represented by one of the following general formulae, a liquid crystal composition containing the derivative, and a liquid crystal device containing the composition are disclosed. The optically active tetrahydropyran derivative is a novel compound which is chemically stable, causes no coloring, has excellent optical stability, and shows a large spontaneous polarization and a quick response. The optically active tetrahydropyran derivative can show a more excellent quick response when it is used in a composition, and is useful as a component in a ferroelectric liquid crystal which induces a large spontaneous polarization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 21, 1997
    Assignee: Kashima Oil Company
    Inventors: Masaaki Namekawa, Keizou Itoh, Shinichi Nayuki, Mitsunori Takeda, Yoshinobu Murayama
  • Patent number: 5585525
    Abstract: The present invention is for a process for preparing monoacetals of hydroquinone wherein said process provides for higher yields of greater purity. Said process utilizes a two step reaction wherein a protected hydroquinone is reacted with an enol ether to form a protected intermediate. Upon hydrogenolysis of said intermediate a final product, monoacetal hydroquinone, is formed having higher degree of purity and in greater yields that the yields attributed to reactions known in the art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 17, 1996
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: John D. Carter, Jack L. Parsons, David F. Starks
  • Patent number: 5569674
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of formula ##STR1## wherein R is hydroxy, esterified hydroxy or etherified hydroxy;R.sub.1 is halogen, trifluoromethyl or lower alkyl;R.sub.2 is halogen, trifluoromethyl or lower alkyl;R.sub.3 is halogen, trifluoromethyl, lower alkyl, aryl, aryl-lower alkyl, cycloalkyl or cycloalkyl-lower alkyl; orR.sub.3 is the radical ##STR2## wherein R.sub.8 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, aryl, cycloalkyl, aryl-lower alkyl or cycloalkyl-lower alkyl; R.sub.9 is hydroxy or acyloxy; R.sub.10 represents hydrogen or lower alkyl; or R.sub.9 and R.sub.10 together represent oxo;R.sub.4 is hydrogen, halogen, trifluoromethyl or lower alkyl;X is --NR.sub.7, S or O;W is O or S;R.sub.5 represents hydrogen, lower alkyl or aryl-lower alkyl; andR.sub.6 represents hydrogen; orR.sub.5 and R.sub.6 together represent oxo provided that X represents --NR.sub.7 ;R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 29, 1996
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Naokato Yokoyama, deceased, Gordon N. Walker, Alan J. Main
  • Patent number: 5563250
    Abstract: The present invention provides cleavable conjugates whose linkers contain a labile bond that is cleavable under a variety of mild conditions, including weakly acidic. Since the agent may be bonded directly to the linker, cleavage can result in release of native agent. The invention also provides methods for producing cleavable conjugates. Preferred agents include drugs, toxins, biological response modifiers, radiodiagnostic compounds, radiotherapeutic compounds, and derivatives thereof. The targeting molecule employed in the invention may be an intact molecule, a fragment thereof, or a functional equivalent thereof. In a particularly preferred embodiment, the targeting molecule is a monoclonal antibody directed towards a tumor-associated antigen in man. The invention further provides methods for delivering to the cytoplasm of a target cell an agent free of its targeting molecule carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 8, 1996
    Assignee: NeoRx Corporation
    Inventors: Mark D. Hylarides, Ananthachari Srinivasan, Jeffrey N. Fitzner, Vivekananda M. Vrudhula
  • Patent number: 5534641
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 -R.sub.5, X, Y, A, B are as defined in the specification have retinoid-like biological activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 9, 1996
    Assignee: Allergan
    Inventors: Tae K. Song, Roshantha A. Chandraratna
  • Patent number: 5525745
    Abstract: The invention describes intermediates for use in the synthesis of 1.alpha.-hydroxy-19-nor-vitamin D compounds. The intermediates have the following formula: ##STR1## The disclosed process includes (a) the construction of a 5,8-diol-6-yne intermediate by joining ring-A and ring-C/D portions of the desired end product via the condensation of an acetylenic derivative containing the C/D-ring portion of the desired end product with a cyclic dihydroxy ketone representing the A-ring of the desired end product; (b) the partial reduction of the 6,7 acetylenic triple bond linkage between the A and C/D ring portions to obtain a 5,8-diol-6-ene intermediate; and (c) the reductive removal of the 5,8-oxygen functions to generate the required 5,7-diene end product from which the desired 7-trans(7E)-isomer is purified directly, or after optional double bond isomerization of the 7-cis(7Z)-isomer employing a novel thiophenol-promoted isomerization step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 11, 1996
    Assignee: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    Inventors: Hector F. DeLuca, Heinrich K. Schnoes, Fariba Aria
  • Patent number: 5508461
    Abstract: An (S)-1-phenyl-2-substituted propane derivative shown by the following formula (I) ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 represent a lower alkyl group, etc., or R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 may form together an alkylene group, etc.; R.sup.3, R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 represent a hydrogen atom, etc.; and X represents a hydroxyl group which may be protected with a protective group, or a halogen atom etc., can readily be produced (i) by permitting a microorganism belonging to the genus Torulaspora, the genus Candida, the genus Pichia or the like to act on a phenylacetone derivative and asymmetrically reducing the compound, or (ii) by sterically inverting an (R)-enantiomer. (R,R)-1-phenyl-2-[(2-phenyl-1-methylethyl)amino]ethanol derivative having a high optical purity can easily be obtained from the compound of the formula (I). The ethanol derivative is useful as an anti-obesity agent and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 16, 1996
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Michio Ito, Noritsugu Yamasaki, Yoshinori Kobayashi, Kiyoshi Ikura
  • Patent number: 5506243
    Abstract: Since sulfonamide derivatives of the present invention show strong inhibitory activity against cysteine protease such as calpain papain, cathepsin B, cathepsin H, cathepsin L, they can be used as remedies for muscular dystrophy, cataract, myocardial infarction, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophia, osteoporosis, hypercalcemia or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 9, 1996
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Ando, Toshiro Sakaki, Chizuko Takahashi, Yoshiyuki Fujimura
  • Patent number: 5496943
    Abstract: Disclosed is a novel heterocyclic compound selected from the group consisting of the compounds [IV] to [VII], [IX] and [X]. The heterocyclic compound is useful for reactive materials in chemical industry. A process for producing the heterocyclic compound is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 5, 1996
    Assignee: Nippon Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Otohiko Tsuge, Taizo Hatta, Satoshi Urano, Noriyuki Tsuboniwa, Ryuzo Mizuguchi
  • Patent number: 5484805
    Abstract: The invention concerns a heterocyclene derivative of the formula I ##STR1## wherein Ar.sup.1 is optionally substituted phenyl, naphthyl or a 9- or 10-membered bicyclic heterocyclic moiety;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or (1-3C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or imino;Ar.sup.2 is optionally substituted 5-membered heterocyclene moiety;R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sub.2 --A.sup.3 -- which, together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 are attached, defines a ring having 5 to 7 ring atoms, wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof.The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of the enzyme 5-lipoxygenase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1996
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI Pharma
    Inventor: Thomas G. C. Bird
  • Patent number: 5482966
    Abstract: The invention concerns oxime derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.4 includes hydrogen, carboxy, carbamoyl, amino, cyano, trifluoromethyl, (1-4C)alkylamino, di-(1-4C)alkylamino and (1-4C)alkyl;R.sup.5 includes hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl, (3-4C)alkynyl, (2-5C)alkanoyl, halogeno-(2-4C)alkyl and hydroxy-(2-4C)alkyl;Ar.sup.1 is phenylene or a heteroaryl diradical;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1, or A.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;Ar.sup.2 is phenylene or a heteroaryl diradical;R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- which together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 are attached define a ring having 5 or 6 ring atoms, wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 9, 1996
    Assignees: Zeneca Limited, Zeneca Pharma S.A.
    Inventors: Thomas G. C. Bird, Patrick Ple
  • Patent number: 5451677
    Abstract: Substituted phenylsulfonamides are selective .beta..sub.3 adrenergic receptor agonists with very little .beta..sub.1 and .beta..sub.2 adrenergic receptor activity and as such the compounds are capable of increasing lipolysis and energy expenditure in cells. The compounds thus have potent activity in the treatment of Type II diabetes and obesity. The compounds can also be used to lower triglyceride levels and cholesterol levels or raise high density lipoprotein levels or to decrease gut motility. In addition, the compounds can be used to reduced neurogenic inflammation or as antidepressant agents. The compounds are prepared by coupling an aminoalkylphenyl-sulfonamide with an appropriately substituted alkyl epoxide. Compositions and methods for the use of the compounds in the treatment of diabetes and obesity and for lowering triglyceride levels and cholesterol levels or raising high density lipoprotein levels or for increasing gut motility are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: September 19, 1995
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Michael H. Fisher, Robert J. Mathvink, Hyun O. Ok, Emma R. Parmee, Ann E. Weber
  • Patent number: 5446062
    Abstract: Compounds of the structure ##STR1## where W is selected from ##STR2## where Q is oxygen or sulfur, R.sup.6 and R.sup.7 are hydrogen or alkyl, or R.sup.6 and R.sup.7, together with the nitrogen atoms to which they are attached, define a radical of formula ##STR3## Z is --CH.sub.2 --, oxygen, sulfur, or --NR.sup.9, L.sup.1 and L.sup.2 are selected from a valence bond, alkylene, propenylene, and propynylene; R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are independently selected from alkyl, alkoxy, haloalkyl, halogen, cyano, amino, alkoxycarbonyl, and dialkylaminocarbonyl; Y is selected from oxygen, >NR.sup.10, and ##STR4## L.sup.3 is selected from alkylene of one to three carbon atoms, propenylene, propynylene, ##STR5## and R.sup.3, R.sup.4, and R.sup.5 are hydrogen or alkyl of one to four carbon atoms inhibit the synthesis of leukotrienes. These compounds are useful in the treatment or amelioration of allergic and inflammatory disease states.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 29, 1995
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Joseph F. Dellaria, Anwer Basha, Lawrence A. Black, Linda J. Chernesky, Wendy Lee
  • Patent number: 5412149
    Abstract: A new process and new intermediates are described for the preparation of 2-oximinoactic acid derivatives of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which R.sup.1, R.sup.2, n, Z and Ar have the meaning given in the description and which are used as pesticides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 2, 1995
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Dietmar Kuhnt, Herbert Gayer, Peter Gerdes
  • Patent number: 5403857
    Abstract: The invention concerns benzenesulphonamide derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form -A.sup.2 -X.sup.2 -A.sup.3 - which defines a ring having 5 or 6 ring atoms, wherein A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 each is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl; A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or is (1-3C) alkylene; X.sup.1 is oxy, thio or imino; Ar is optionally substituted phenylene; R.sup.4 is (1-4C)alkyl, fluoro-(2-4C)alkyl or optionally substituted phenyl or a heterocyclic moiety; R.sup.5 is hydrogen or (1-4C)alkyl; and R.sup.6 is hydrogen, halogeno, trifluoromethyl, (1-4C)alkyl or (1-4C)alkoxy; or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof;processes for their manufacture; pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 4, 1995
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI-Pharma
    Inventors: Philip N. Edwards, Keith Oldham, David Waterson
  • Patent number: 5380900
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an .alpha.-methylene-cyclopentanone derivative represented by the formula [I] below which is useful as an intermediate for pharmaceuticals and insecticides, especially prostaglandins. Also disclosed herein is a process for producing the derivative advantageously on an industrial scale. ##STR1## where X denotes (.alpha.-OZ, .beta.-H) or (.alpha.-H, .beta.-OZ), with Z representing a protecting group for the hydroxyl group; U denotes (.alpha.-H, .beta.-R.sup.1) or (.beta.-R.sup.1, .alpha.-H); R.sup.1 denotes ##STR2## where R.sup.2 denotes a protected hydroxyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.1-15 alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.2-15 alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.2-15 alkynyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted C.sub.6-15 aryl group; Z' denotes a protecting group for the hydroxyl group; and k is 0 or 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1992
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1995
    Assignee: Nissan Chemical Industries, Limited
    Inventors: Fumie Sato, Kazutaka Arai, Katsuaki Miyaji
  • Patent number: 5378685
    Abstract: Described is a process for preparing trimethyl and dimethylmethylene propyl polyhydropyran derivatives including compounds defined according to the structure: ##STR1## which defines a mixture wherein in the mixture, in each of the compounds one of the dashed lines is a carbon-carbon double bond and each of the other of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon single bond as well as the compound having the structure: ##STR2## products produced thereby; perfumery uses of such products; process intermediates of such process including compounds defined according to the structures: ##STR3## wherein X represents chloro or bromo.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1995
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Mark A. Sprecker, Robert P. Belko, Marie R. Hanna
  • Patent number: 5376680
    Abstract: The invention concerns oxime derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.4 is hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, halogeno-(2-4C)alkyl, hydroxy-(2-4C)alkyl, cyano-(1-4C)alkyl, phenyl or phenyl-(1-4C)alkyl; R.sup.5 is hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, halogeno-(2-4C)alkyl, hydroxy-(2-4C)alkyl, cyano-(1-4C)alkyl, phenyl or phenyl-(1-4C)alkyl, or a heteroaryl moiety selected from pyridyl, pyrimidinyl, pyrazinyl, pyridazinyl, furyl, thienyl, oxazolyl and thiazolyl;A.sup.4 is (1-4C)alkylene;Ar.sup.1 is phenylene, pyridinediyl or pyrimidinediyl;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or A.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;Ar.sup.2 is phenylene, pyridinediyl, pyrimidinediyl, thiophenediyl, furandiyl or thiazolediyl;R.sup.1 is hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (3-C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is independently (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1994
    Assignees: Zeneca Limited, Zeneca Pharma, S.A.
    Inventors: Philip N. Edwards, Michael S. Large
  • Patent number: 5360815
    Abstract: Compounds having the formula I: ##STR1## are inhibitors of leukotriene biosynthesis. These compounds are useful as anti-asthmatic, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, and cytoprotective agents. They are also useful in treating angina, cerebral spasm, glomerular nephritis, hepatitis, endotoxemia, uveitis, and allograft rejection and in preventing the formation of atherosclerotic plaques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1994
    Assignee: Merck Frosst Canada, Inc.
    Inventors: Rejean Fortin, Yves Girard, Erich Grimm, John Hutchinson, John Scheigetz
  • Patent number: 5358964
    Abstract: The manufacture and use of compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein Y is O or S, R.sub.1 is hydrogen or alkyl, and R.sub.2, R.sub.3, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 are hydrogen or various substituent groups, and pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salts thereof. The compounds have activity as inhibitors of the IL-I or other agonist-induced proteoglycan degradation in bovine nasal cartilage and pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds are described to treat conditions advantageously affected by such inhibition including arthritis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 25, 1994
    Assignee: Warner-Lambert Company
    Inventors: Vijaykumar Baragi, Diane H. Boschelli, David T. Connor, Richard R. Renkiewicz
  • Patent number: 5354873
    Abstract: Squarylium compounds of the formula: ##STR1## (in which Q.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 are each a chromophoric group having an aromatic unsaturated system conjugated with the squarylium ring and such that in the compounds of formulae Q.sup.1 CH.sub.2 R.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 CH.sub.2 R.sup.2 the methylene hydrogens are active hydrogens, R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic group, and R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are each independently a hydrogen atom, or an acyl, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, aromatic or heterocyclic group, subject to the proviso that one of R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 may be an amino or substituted amino group, or one of R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 is a hydrogen atom and the other is an organosulfonyl group, or R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 together with the intervening nitrogen atom form a nitrogenous heterocyclic ring) are useful as near infra-red absorbers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1992
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1994
    Assignee: Polaroid Corporation
    Inventors: Richard M. Allen, Peter K. Chu, John W. Lee, Donald A. McGowan, Mark R. Mischke, Socorro M. Ramos, Stephen J. Telfer
  • Patent number: 5350765
    Abstract: Compounds of the structure ##STR1## where Ar is optionally substituted carbocyclic aryl, 5- or 6-membered heterocyclic aryl, 10-membered bicyclic heterocyclic aryl containing one or two nitrogen atoms, 9- or 10-membered heterocyclic containing one or two nitrogen atoms and optionally containing a further nitrogen or oxygen atom and one oxo or thioxo substituent, benzo[b]furyl, or benzo[b]thienyl, A.sub.1 is propynyl, methylene, or a direct link to X, X is oxy, thio, sulfonyl, or NR.sub.4, A.sub.2 is selected from ##STR2## where Y is hydrogen, halogen, or nitrile; Z is hydrogen, R.sub.1 is alkyl, and R.sub.2 is hydrogen or alkyl are potent inhibitors of lipoxygenase enzymes and thus inhibit the biosynthesis of leukotrienes. These compounds are useful in the treatment or amelioration of allergic and inflammatory disease states.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 1993
    Date of Patent: September 27, 1994
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Joseph F. Dellaria, Jimmie L. Moore, Dee W. Brooks
  • Patent number: 5349071
    Abstract: Processes for synthesizing tertiary alkynols by reacting carbonyl-group-containing compounds with alkynes in the presence of a basic catalyst are disclosed. Preferred products are 6,10,14-trimethyl-4-pentadecyn-6-ol compounds having the structure: ##STR1## A preferred, novel compound, 6,10,14-trimethyl-4-pentadecyne-2,6-diol, can be used in the synthesis of Vitamin E or Vitamin K.sub.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1994
    Assignee: Loyola University of Chicago
    Inventor: James H. Babler
  • Patent number: 5334614
    Abstract: The invention concerns hydroxylamine derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.4 is hydrogen, carbamoyl, (1-4C)alkyl, cyclopentyl, cyclohexyl, tetrahydrofuran-3-yl, tetrahydropyran-4-yl, piperidin-4-yl, N-(1-4C)alkylpiperidin-4-yl, (2-5C)alkanoyl, (1-4C)alkylsulphonyl, N-(1-4C)alkylcarbamoyl, N,N-di-(1-4C)alkylcarbamoyl, phenyl, phenyl-(1-4C)alkyl, di-phenyl-(1-4C)alkyl, benzoyl, phenylsulphonyl or a heteroarylmethyl group;R.sup.5 is hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl, (3-4C)alkynyl, cyano-(1-4C)alkyl, phenyl or phenyl-(1-4C)alkyl;A.sup.4 is (1-4C)alkylene;Ar.sup.1 is phenylene, pyridinediyl or pyrimidinediyl;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1, or A.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;Ar.sup.2 is phenylene, pyridinediyl, pyrimidinediyl, thiophenediyl, furandiyl or thiazolediyl;R.sup.1 is hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula -A.sup.2 -X.sup.2 -A.sup.3 -wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 2, 1994
    Assignees: Zeneca Ltd., Zeneca Pharma SA
    Inventors: Philip N. Edwards, Michael S. Large
  • Patent number: 5332757
    Abstract: The invention concerns oxime derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.4 includes hydrogen, carboxy, carbamoyl, amino, cyano, trifluoromethyl, (1-4C)alkylamino, di-(1-4C)alkylamino and (1-4C)alkyl;R.sup.5 includes hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl, (3-4C)alkynyl, (2-5C)alkanoyl, halogeno-(2-4C)alkyl and hydroxy-(2-4C)alkyl;Ar.sup.1 is phenylene or a heteroaryl diradical;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1, or A.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;Ar.sup.2 is phenylene or a heteroaryl diradical;R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula -A.sup.2 -X.sup.2 -A.sup.3 - which together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 are attached define a ring having 5 or 6 ring atoms, wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 1993
    Date of Patent: July 26, 1994
    Assignees: Zeneca Limited, Zeneca PHARMA S A
    Inventors: Thomas G. C. Bird, Patrick Ple
  • Patent number: 5314891
    Abstract: The invention concerns benzenesulphonamide derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl, (3-4C)alkenyl or (3-4C)alkynyl;R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- which defines a ring having 5 or 6 ring atoms, wherein A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 each is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or is (1-3C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio or imino;Ar is optionally substituted phenylene;R.sup.4 is (1-4C)alkyl, fluoro-(2-4C)alkyl or optionally substituted phenyl or a heterocyclic moiety;R.sup.5 is hydrogen or (1-4C)alkyl; andR.sup.6 is hydrogen, halogeno, trifluoromethyl, (1-4C)alkyl or (1-4C)alkoxy;or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof;processes for their manufacture; pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: May 24, 1994
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI Pharma
    Inventors: Philip N. Edwards, Keith Oldham, David Waterson
  • Patent number: 5270182
    Abstract: The novel compounds of formulas I and II ##STR1## have an antibiotic activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 1992
    Date of Patent: December 14, 1993
    Assignee: Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christopher M. M. Franco, Dilip J. Upadhyay, Louis E. L. Coutinho, Bimal N. Ganguli, Jurgen Blumbach, Hans-Wolfram Fehlhaber, Herbert Kogler
  • Patent number: 5254708
    Abstract: The present invention relates to substituted cyclopentanone and cyclohexanone derivatives and substituted cyclopentenone and cyclohexenone derivatives, which are useful as intermediates for pharmaceutical products and agricultural chemicals and especially useful for the synthesis of prostaglandins, and also to a process for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 19, 1993
    Assignee: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumie Sato, Kazutaka Arai, Katsuaki Miyaji
  • Patent number: 5254581
    Abstract: The invention concerns a cyclic ether derivative of the formula I ##STR1## wherein Ar.sup.1 is optionally substituted phenyl, naphthyl or a 9- or 10-membered bicyclic heterocyclic moiety;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or (1-3C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or imino;Ar.sup.2 is optionally substituted phenylene or pyridylene;R.sup.1 includes hydrogen, (1-4C)alkyl, (1-4C)alkcxycarbonyl and (1-4C)alkylthio; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- which, together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 are attached, defines a ring having 5 to 7 ring atoms, wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof.The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of the enzyme 5-lipoxygenase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 19, 1993
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI Pharma
    Inventors: Pierre A. R. Bruneau, Robert I. Dowell, David Waterson
  • Patent number: 5250715
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optically active 2-methylenepentane derivative represented by the general formula ##STR1## (wherein R.sup.1 is a protective group for hydroxyl, R.sup.3 is a protective group for hydroxyl, X is a halogen atom or R.sup.4 SO.sub.3 group (wherein R.sup.4 is an alkyl or an aryl), and the symbol * represents an asymmetric carbon atom).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1992
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1993
    Assignee: Daiso Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Takahashi, Yoshikazu Takehira
  • Patent number: 5245085
    Abstract: Acyclic terpene compounds useful as intermediates for producing sarcophytol A which have an anti-carcinogenic promoter activity and anti-tumor activity, which compounds are shown by the general formula (I): ##STR1##
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 14, 1993
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation
    Inventors: Hisao Takayanagi, Yasunori Kitano, Yasuhiro Morinaka
  • Patent number: 5236948
    Abstract: The invention concerns sulphonamide derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 includes (1-4C)alkyl;R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- which defines a ring having 5 to 7 ring atoms, wherein A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 each is (1-3 C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;A.sup.1 is a direct link to X.sup.1 or is (1-3 C)alkylene;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or imino;Ar is optionally substituted phenylene or Ar is pyridylene;Q is nitrogen or of the formula CR.sup.7, wherein R.sup.7 includes hydrogen, halogeno, (1-4 C)alkyl and (1-4 C)alkoxy;each of R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 is (1-4 C)alkyl, (3-4 C)alkenyl, (3-4 C)alkynyl or optionally substituted phenyl, benzyl or pyridyl, or R.sup.5 may be hydrogen; andR.sup.6 has any of the meanings defined for R.sup.7 ;or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof; processes for their manufacture; pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: August 17, 1993
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI Pharma
    Inventor: David Waterson
  • Patent number: 5231208
    Abstract: The present invention relates to substituted cyclopentanone and cyclohexanone derivatives and substituted cyclopentenone and cyclohexenone derivatives, which are useful as intermediates for pharmaceutical products and agricultural chemicals and especially useful for the synthesis of prostaglandins, and also to a process for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1993
    Assignee: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumie Sato, Kazutaka Arai, Katsuaki Miyaji
  • Patent number: 5231190
    Abstract: Squarylium compounds of the formula: ##STR1## wherein Q.sup.1 and Q.sup.2 are each independently a pyrylium, thiopyrylium, selenopyrylium, benzpyrylium, benzthiopyrylium or benzselenopyrylium nucleus, and R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are each independently an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic group, can be prepared by reacting a squaric acid derivative of the formula: ##STR2## with a compound of the formula Q.sup.2 CH.sub.2 R.sup.2 in the presence of a base. The derivatives of Formula II may be prepared by condensing a 2,3,4,4-tetrahalocyclobut-2-en-1-one with a compound of the formula Q.sup.1 CH.sub.2 R.sup.1 in the presence of a base to produce a compound of the formula: ##STR3## wherein Q.sup.1 and R.sup.1 are as defined above, and X represents chlorine or bromine, and hydrolyzing the compound of Formula III. Alternatively, the derivatives of Formula II may be prepared by reacting a diester, monoacid chloride monoester or diacid chloride of squaric acid with a compound of the formula Q.sup.1 CH.sub.2 R.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1993
    Assignee: Polaroid Corporation
    Inventors: Donald A. McGowan, Paulina P. Garcia, John W. Lee, Thomas K. Spencer, Stephen J. Telfer, Michael J. Zuraw
  • Patent number: 5225438
    Abstract: The invention concerns an aryl derivative of the formula I, ##STR1## wherein Ar.sup.1 is optionally substituted phenyl, naphthyl or a heterocyclic moiety, and X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl, difluoromethylene, imino, (1-4C)alkylimino or optionally substituted (1-4C)alkylene, or X.sup.1 is a group of the formula--X.sup.4 --CR.sub.2 -- or --CR.sub.2 --X.sup.4 --whereinX.sup.4 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or carbonyl and each R is hydrogen, methyl or ethyl;each of Ar.sup.2 and Ar.sup.3 is optionally substituted phenylene;X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;R.sup.1 is (1-4C)alkyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.1 --X.sup.3 --A.sup.2 -- which together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.1 and A.sup.2 are attached define a ring having 5 to 7 ring atoms, wherein each of A.sup.1 and A.sup.2 is (1-3C)alkylene and X.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, I.C.I.-Pharma
    Inventors: Robert I. Dowell, Philip N. Edwards, Keith Oldham
  • Patent number: 5217991
    Abstract: Non-peptidyl compounds characterized generally as cycloalkyl/cycloalkylalkyl-N-terminal cycloalkoxy-C-terminal amino hydroxy .beta.-amino acid derivatives are useful as renin inhibitors for treatment of hypertension. Compounds of particular interest are of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 is selected from cycloalkyl and cycloalkylalkyl groups, wherein said cycloalkyl group contains three to about eight carbon atoms and the acyclic alkyl portion of said cycloalkylalkyl group contains one to about eight carbon atoms; wherein each of R.sub.2 and R.sub.4 is independently selected from hydrido and methyl; wherein R.sub.3 is methyl or ethyl: wherein R.sub.5 is cyclohexylmethyl; wherein R.sub.6 and R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 8, 1993
    Assignee: G. D. Searle & Co.
    Inventors: Gunnar J. Hanson, John S. Baran, Dave Weissing, Mark Russell
  • Patent number: 5216013
    Abstract: Non-peptidyl compounds characterized generally as heterocyclic acyl aminodiol .beta.-amino acid derivatives are useful as renin inhibitors for treatment of hypertension. Compounds of particular interest are compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 is selected from aryl and aralkyl groups represented by ##STR2## and wherein R.sub.1 may be further selected from heteroaryl and heteroaralkyl represented by ##STR3## wherein each of T and A is independently selected from N and CH; wherein n is a number selected from zero through five, inclusive; wherein X is selected from oxygen atom, methylamino and NH; wherein each of Y and Z is independently selected from chloro, fluoro, methoxy and dimethylamino; wherein Q is oxygen atom; and wherein each of T and A is independently selected from N and CH; wherein each of R.sub.2 and R.sub.4 is independently selected from hydrido and methyl; wherein R.sub.3 is selected from methyl and ethyl; wherein R.sub.5 is cyclohexylmethyl; wherein R.sub.6 is hydroxy; wherein R.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 1, 1993
    Assignee: G. D. Searle & Co.
    Inventor: Gunnar J. Hanson
  • Patent number: 5208259
    Abstract: The invention concerns a diaryl ether heterocycle of the formula I, or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof, ##STR1## wherein Ar.sup.1 is optionally substituted phenyl or naphthyl;X.sup.1 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl or sulphonyl;Ar.sup.2 is optionally substituted phenylene, or a 6-membered heterocyclene moiety containing up to three nitrogen atoms;R.sup.1 is (1-6C)alkyl, (3-6C)alkenyl, (3-6C)alkynyl, cyano-(1-4C)alkyl or (2-4C)alkanoyl, or optionally substituted benzoyl; andR.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- wherein each of A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 is (1-4C)alkylene and X.sup.2 is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or imino.The invention also concerns processes for the manufacture of a diaryl ether heterocycle of the formula I, or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof, and pharmaceutical compositions containing said heterocycle. The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of the enzyme 5-lipoxygenase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 1990
    Date of Patent: May 4, 1993
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries, ICI Pharma
    Inventors: Thomas G. C. Bird, Philip N. Edwards
  • Patent number: 5149843
    Abstract: Conjugated diene compounds of the general formula: ##STR1## which are industrially advantageous intermediates for preparing sarcophytol A useful as an anticarcinogenic promotor or antitumor agent are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1991
    Date of Patent: September 22, 1992
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Kasei Corporation
    Inventors: Hisao Takayanagi, Yasunori Kitano, Yasuhiro Morinaka
  • Patent number: 5134148
    Abstract: The invention concerns a heterocycle of the formula I ##STR1## wherein Q is an optionally substituted 6-membered monocyclic or 10-membered bicyclic heterocyclic moiety containing one or two nitrogen atoms;A is (1-6C)alkylene, (3-6C)alkenylene, (3-6C)alkynylene or cyclo(3-6C)alkylene;X is oxy, thio, sulphinyl, sulphonyl or imino;Ar is phenylene which may optionally bear one or two substituents or Ar is an optionally substituted 6-membered heterocyclene moiety containing up to three nitrogen atoms;R.sup.1 is hydrogen, (1-6C)alkyl, (3-6C)alkenyl, (3-6C)alkynyl, cyano-(1-4C)alkyl or (2-4C)alkanoyl, or optionally substituted benzoyl;and R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 together form a group of the formula --A.sup.2 --X.sup.2 --A.sup.3 -- which, together with the carbon atom to which A.sup.2 and A.sup.3 are attached, defines a ring having 4 to 7 ring atoms, wherein A.sup.2 and A.sup.3, which may be the same or different, each is (1-4C)alkylene and X.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 28, 1992
    Assignees: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC, ICI Pharma
    Inventors: Graham C. Crawley, Philip N. Edwards, Jean-Marc M. M. Girodeau
  • Patent number: 5116869
    Abstract: 2-Substituted-2-cyclopentenones represented by the formula (I): ##STR1## wherein A is a hydroxyl group or ##STR2## and B is a hydrogen atom or A and B are bonded together to form one bonding arm;R.sup.1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms;R.sup.2 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms;R.sup.3 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms; wherein,when R.sup.3 is a single bond bonded to the cyclopentene skeleton, X represents a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group or a protected hydroxyl group; andwhen R.sup.3 is a double bond bonded to the pentene skeleton, X represents a bonding arm constituting a part of said double bond; andm and n independently represent 0, 1 or 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 1991
    Date of Patent: May 26, 1992
    Assignee: Teijin Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi Sugiura, Atsuo Hazato, Toru Minoshima, Yoshinori Kato, Yasuko Koshihara, Seizi Kurozumi