Pharmaceutics 2011, 3(2), 186-228; doi:10.3390/pharmaceutics3020186
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Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of PKD Inhibitors

1 Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA 2 Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA 3 Department of Pharmacology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
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Received: 17 February 2011; in revised form: 1 April 2011 / Accepted: 19 April 2011 / Published: 21 April 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Drug Discovery Tools)
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Abstract: Protein kinase D (PKD) belongs to a family of serine/threonine kinases that play an important role in basic cellular processes and are implicated in the pathogenesis of several diseases. Progress in our understanding of the biological functions of PKD has been limited due to the lack of a PKD-specific inhibitor. The benzoxoloazepinolone CID755673 was recently reported as the first potent and kinase-selective inhibitor for this enzyme. For structure-activity analysis purposes, a series of analogs was prepared and their in vitro inhibitory potency evaluated.
Keywords: protein kinase D; small molecule inhibitor; benzothienothiazepinone; pyrimidines; CID755673; thiazepinothiophenopyrimidinone

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George, K.M.; Frantz, M.-C.; Bravo-Altamirano, K.; LaValle, C.R.; Tandon, M.; Leimgruber, S.; Sharlow, E.R.; Lazo, J.S.; Wang, Q.J.; Wipf, P. Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of PKD Inhibitors. Pharmaceutics 2011, 3, 186-228.

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George KM, Frantz M-C, Bravo-Altamirano K, LaValle CR, Tandon M, Leimgruber S, Sharlow ER, Lazo JS, Wang QJ, Wipf P. Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of PKD Inhibitors. Pharmaceutics. 2011; 3(2):186-228.

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George, Kara M.; Frantz, Marie-Céline; Bravo-Altamirano, Karla; LaValle, Courtney R.; Tandon, Manuj; Leimgruber, Stephanie; Sharlow, Elizabeth R.; Lazo, John S.; Wang, Q. Jane; Wipf, Peter. 2011. "Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of PKD Inhibitors." Pharmaceutics 3, no. 2: 186-228.

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