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|Title:||Inhibitors of Bruton's tyrosine kinase|
|Abstract:||Described herein are irreversible kinase inhibitor compounds, methods for synthesizing such irreversible inhibitors, and methods for using such irreversible inhibitors in the treatment of diseases. Further described herein are methods, assays and systems for determining an appropriate irreversible inhibitor of a protein, including a kinase.|
|Inventor(s):||Honigberg; Lee (San Francisco, CA), Verner; Erik (Belmont, CA), Buggy; Joseph J. (Mountain View, CA), Loury; David (San Jose, CA), Chen; Wei (Fremont, CA)|
|Assignee:||Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA)|
|Filing Date:||Dec 29, 2011|
|Claims:||1. A method for treating a bone resorption disorder in an individual comprising administering to an individual having a bone resorption disorder an irreversible Bruton's tyrosine kinase (Btk) inhibitor having the structure: ##STR00127## and a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, thereby treating the bone resorption disorder in the individual. |
2. The method of claim 1, wherein the bone resorption disorder is secondary to a cancer in a subject.
3. The method of claim 2, wherein the cancer is a myeloma.
4. The method of claim 2, wherein the cancer is a plasma cell myeloma.
5. The method of claim 1, wherein the inhibitor of Btk is administered orally.
6. The method of claim 1, wherein the plasma half-life of the Btk inhibitor in a human subject is less than 4 hours.
7. The method of claim 1, wherein the plasma half-life of the Btk inhibitor in a human subject is less than 3 hours.
8. The method of claim 1, wherein the plasma half-life of the Btk inhibitor in a human subject is less than 2 hours.
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