|Title:|| 2-(Difluoromethyl)-2,5-diaminopentanoic acid|
|Abstract:||This invention relates to 2-(difluoromethyl)-2,5-diaminopentanoic acid, or a pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salt thereof, and to the methods for the preparation and use thereof.|
|Inventor(s):|| Bey; Philippe (Strasbourg, FR), Jung; Michel (Illkirch-Graffenstaden, FR) |
|Assignee:|| Merrell Toraude et Compagnie (Strasbourg, FR) |
1. 2-Difluoromethyl-2,5-diaminopentanoic acid, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
2. A compound as defined in claim 1 which is the (-)-isomer of 2-difluoromethyl-2,5-diaminopentanoic acid or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
3. The compound of claim 1 or 2 which is the monohydrochloride salt.