.

Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence

  • Anticipate P&T budget requirements
  • Evaluate market entry opportunities
  • Find generic sources and suppliers
  • Predict branded drug patent expiration

► Plans and Pricing

Upgrade to enjoy subscriber-only features like email alerts and data export. See the Plans and Pricing

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Claims for Patent: 6,297,217

« Back to Dashboard

Claims for Patent: 6,297,217

Title: Boronic ester and acid compounds, synthesis and uses
Abstract:Disclosed herein is a method for reducing the rate of degradation of proteins in an animal comprising contacting cells of the animal with certain boronic ester and acid compounds. Also disclosed herein are novel boronic ester and acid compounds, their synthesis and uses.
Inventor(s): Adams; Julian (Brookline, MA), Ma; Yu-Ting (Needham, MA), Stein; Ross (Sudbury, MA), Baevsky; Matthew (Jamaica Plain, MA), Grenier; Louis (Belmont, MA), Plamondon; Louis (Belmont, MA)
Assignee: Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:09/490,511
Patent Claims: 1. A method for treating cancer in a patient, comprising administering to said patient

(a) a proteasome inhibitor of formula (1a) ##STR51##

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; wherein

P is R.sup.7 --C(O)-- or R.sup.7 --SO.sub.2 --, where R.sup.7 is pyrazinyl;

X.sup.2 is --C(O)--NH--;

R is hydrogen or alkyl;

R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, or --CH.sub.2 --R.sup.5 ;

R.sup.5, in each instance, is one of aryl, aralkyl, alkaryl, cycloalkyl, or --W--R.sup.6, where W is a chalcogen and R.sup.6 is alkyl;

where the ring portion of any of said aryl, aralkyl, or alkaryl in R.sup.2, R.sup.3 and R.sup.5 can be optionally substituted by one or two substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C.sub.1-6 alkyl, C.sub.3-6 cycloalkyl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl(C.sub.3-8)cycloalkyl, C.sub.2-8 alkenyl, C.sub.2-8 alkynyl, cyano, amino, C.sub.1-6 alkylamino, di(C.sub.1-6)alkylamino, benzylamino, dibenzylamino, nitro, carboxy, carbo(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, halogen, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, C.sub.1-6 aryl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkylthio, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfinyl, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 arylthio, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfinyl, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl(C.sub.6-10)aryl, and halo(C.sub.6-10)aryl;

Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently one of hydroxy, alkoxy, or aryloxy, or together Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound having at least two hydroxy groups separated by at least two connecting atoms in a chain or ring, said chain or ring comprising carbon atoms and, optionally, a heteroatom or heteroatoms which can be N, S, or O; and

A is zero.

2. The method of claim 1, wherein:

A is zero;

X is --C(O)--NH--,

R is hydrogen or C.sub.1-8 alkyl; and

R.sup.3 is C.sub.1-6 alkyl.

3. The method of claim 2, wherein R.sub.3 is C.sub.4 alkyl.

4. The method of claim 1, wherein P is one of 2-pyrazinecarbonyl, or 2-pyrazinesulfonyl.

5. The method of claim 1, wherein R is hydrogen or C.sub.1-8 alkyl.

6. The method of claim 1, wherein:

R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are each independently one of hydrogen, C.sub.1-8 alkyl, C.sub.3-10 cycloalkyl, or C.sub.6-10 aryl, or --CH.sub.2 --R.sup.5 ;

R.sup.5, in each instance, is one of C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.6-10 ar(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, C.sub.1-6 alk (C.sub.6-10)aryl, C.sub.3-10 cycloalkyl, C.sub.1-8 alkoxy, or C.sub.1-8 alkylthio;

where the ring portion of any of said aryl, aralkyl, or alkaryl groups of R.sup.2, R.sup.3 and R.sup.5 can be optionally substituted by one or two substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C.sub.1-6 alkyl, C.sub.3-8 cycloalkyl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl(C.sub.3-8)cycloalkyl, C.sub.2-8 alkenyl, C.sub.2-8 alkynyl, cyano, amino, C.sub.1-6 alkylamino, di(C.sub.1-6)alkylamino, benzylamino, dibenzylamino, nitro, carboxy, carbo(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, halogen, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkylthio, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfinyl, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 arylthio, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfinyl, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl(C.sub.6-10)aryl, and halo(C.sub.6-10)aryl.

7. The method of claim 1, wherein R.sub.3 is C.sub.1-12 alkyl.

8. The method of claim 1, wherein R.sub.3 is C.sub.1-6 alkyl.

9. The method of claim 1, wherein R.sub.3 is C.sub.4 alkyl.

10. The method of claim 1, wherein R.sup.3 is isobutyl.

11. The method of claim 1, wherein R.sup.2 is one of isobutyl, 1-naphthylmethyl, 2-naphthylmethyl, benzyl, 4-fluorobenzyl, 4-hydroxybenzyl, 4-(benzyloxy)benzyl, benzylnaphthylmethyl or phenethyl.

12. The method of claim 1, wherein Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently one of hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, or C.sub.6-10 aryloxy.

13. The method of claim 12, wherein Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are both hydroxy.

14. The method of claim 1, wherein Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound selected from the group consisting of pinacol, perfluoropinacol, pinanediol, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, 1,2-cyclohexanediol, 1,3-propanediol, 2,3-butanediol, glycerol or diethanolamine.

15. The method of claim 1, wherein:

P is one of quinolinecarbonyl, pyridinecarbonyl, quinolinesulfonyl, quinoxalinecarbonyl, quinoxalinesulfonyl, pyrazinecarbonyl, pyrazinesulfonyl, furancarbonyl, furansulfonyl or N-morpholinylcarbonyl;

A is zero;

X.sup.2 is --C(O)--NH--;

R is hydrogen or C.sub.1-8 alkyl;

R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are each independently one of hydrogen, C.sub.1-8 alkyl, C.sub.3-10 cycloalkyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.6-10 ar(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, pyridylmethyl, or quinolinylmethyl; and

Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are both hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, or C.sub.6-10 aryloxy, or together Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound selected from the group consisting of pinacol, perfluoropinacol, pinanediol, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, 1,2-cyclohexanediol, 1,3-propanediol, 2,3-butanediol, glycerol or diethanolamine.

16. The method of claim 1, wherein:

P is one of 2-pyrazinecarbonyl, or 2-pyrazinesulfonyl;

A is zero;

X.sup.2 is --C(O)--NH--;

R is hydrogen or C.sub.1-8 alkyl;

R.sup.3 is isobutyl;

R.sup.2 is one of isobutyl, 1-naphthylmethyl, 2-naphthylmethyl, benzyl, 4-fluorobenzyl, 4-hydroxybenzyl, 4-(benzyloxy)benzyl, benzylnaphthylmethyl or phenethyl; and

Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently one of hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, C.sub.6-10 aryloxy, or together Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound selected from the group consisting of pinacol, perfluoropinacol, pinanediol, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, 1,2cyclohexanediol, 1,3-propanediol, 2,3-butanediol, glycerol and diethanolamine.

17. The method of claim 1, wherein said compound is one of:

N-(2-pyrazine)carbonyl-L-phenylalanine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(2-quinoline)sulfonyl-L-homophenylalanine-L-leucine boronic acid;

N-(3-pyridine)carbonyl-L-phenylalanine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(4-morpholine)carbonyl-L-phenylalanine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(4-morpholine)carbonyl-.beta.-(1-naphthyl)-L-alanine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(8-quinoline)sulfonyl-.beta.-(1-naphthyl)-L-alanine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(4-morpholine)carbonyl-(O-benzyl)-L-tyrosine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(4-morpholine)carbonyl-L-tyrosine-L-leucine boronic acid,

N-(4-morpholine)carbonyl-[O-(2-pyridylmethyl)]-L-tyrosine-L-leucine boronic acid;

or an isostere, pharmaceutically acceptable salt or boronate ester thereof.

18. A method for treating cancer in a patient, comprising administering to said patient the compound N-(2-pyrazine)carbonyl-L-phenylalanine-L-leucine boronic acid, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or boronate ester thereof.

19. The method for treating cancer in a patient, comprising administering to said patient a compound having the formula: ##STR52##

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; wherein

P is R.sup.7 --C(O)-- and R.sup.7 is pyrazinyl;

X.sup.2 is --C(O)--NH--;

R is hydrogen or alkyl;

R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, or --CH.sub.2 --R.sup.5 ;

R.sup.5, in each instance, is one of aryl, aralkyl, alkaryl, cycloalkyl, or --W--R.sup.6, where W is a chalcogen and R.sup.6 is alkyl;

where the ring portion of any of said aryl, aralkyl, or alkaryl in R.sup.2, R.sup.3 and R.sup.5 can be optionally substituted by one or two substituents independently selected from the group consisting of C.sub.1-6 alkyl, C.sub.3-8 cycloalkyl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl(C.sub.3-8)cycloalkyl, C.sub.2-8 alkenyl, C.sub.2-8 alkynyl, cyano, amino, C.sub.1-6 alkylamino, di(C.sub.1-6)alkylamino, benzylamino, dibenzylamino, nitro, carboxy, carbo(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, halogen, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl(C.sub.1-6)alkoxy, hydroxy, C.sub.1-6 alkylthio, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfinyl, C.sub.1-6 alkylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 arylthio, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfinyl, C.sub.6-10 arylsulfonyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.1-6 alkyl (C.sub.6-10)aryl, and halo (C.sub.6-10)aryl;

Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently one of hydroxy, alkoxy, or aryloxy, or together Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound having at least two hydroxy groups separated by at least two connecting atoms in a chain or ring, said chain or ring comprising carbon atoms, and optionally, a heteroatom or heteroatoms which can be N, S, or O; and

A is zero.

20. A method for treating cancer in a patient, comprising administering to said patient a compound having the formula: ##STR53##

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; wherein

P is an amino protecting group;

A is 1;

B.sup.1 is CH;

X.sup.1 is --C(O)--NH--;

X.sup.2 is --C(O)--NH--;

R is hydrogen or alkyl;

R.sup.1 is hydrogen, C.sub.1-8 alkyl, C.sub.3-10 cycloalkyl, C.sub.6-10 aryl, or --CH.sub.2 --R.sup.5, where the ring portion of said aryl can be optionally substituted;

R.sup.2 is naphthylmethyl, pyridylmethyl or quinolinylmethyl;

R.sup.3 is C.sub.4 alkyl;

R.sup.5 is one of C.sub.6-10 aryl, C.sub.6-10 ar(C.sub.1-6)alkyl, C.sub.1-6 alk(C.sub.6-10)aryl, C.sub.3-10 cycloalkyl, C.sub.1-8 alkoxy or --W--R.sup.6, where W is a chalcogen and R.sup.6 is alkyl, where the ring portion of any of said aryl, aralkyl, or alkaryl can be optionally substituted; and

Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 are independently one of hydroxy, alkoxy, or aryloxy, or together Z.sup.1 and Z.sup.2 form a moiety derived from a dihydroxy compound having at least two hydroxy groups separated by at least two connecting atoms in a chain or ring, said chain or ring comprising carbon atoms and, optionally, a heteroatom or heteroatoms which can be N, S, or O.

21. The method of claim 20, wherein P is R.sup.7 --C(O)-- or R.sup.7 --O--C(O)-- and R.sup.7 is alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl or aralkyl.

22. The method of claim 21, wherein P is acetyl, benzoyl, benzyloxycarbonyl or tert-butoxycarbonyl.

23. The method of claim 20, wherein P is R.sup.7 --C(O)--, and R.sup.7 is quinolinyl, pyrazinyl, pyridyl, quinoxalinyl or N-morpholinyl.

24. The method of claim 20, wherein R.sup.3 is isobutyl.

25. The method of claim 20, wherein R.sup.2 is naphthylmethyl.

26. A method for treating cancer in a patient, comprising administering to said patient N-acetyl-L-leucine-.beta.-(1-naphthyl)-L-alanine-L-leucine boronic acid or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or boronate ester thereof.

27. The method of any one of claims 1, 18, or 20, further comprising administering to said patient a tumoricidal agent selected from the group consisting of cytotoxic drugs and radiation.
« Back to Dashboard

For more information try a trial or see the database preview and plans and pricing

How are People Using DrugPatentWatch?

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verifification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.

`abc