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Sci. Pharm. 2006, 74(3), 85-97; doi:10.3797/scipharm.2006.74.85 (registering DOI)

Ureidopyridazine Derivatives as Acyl-CoA: cholesterol acyltransferase Inhibitors

Istituto di Chimica Farmaceutica e Tossicologica, Università di Milano, Viale Abruzzi 42, 20131 Milano, Italy
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology, 52 Uen-Dong Yusung- Ku, Taejeon 305-600, Korea
Dipartimento di Chimica Organica, Università di Pavia, Via Taramelli 10, 27100 Pavia, Italy
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Received: 29 August 2006 / Accepted: 6 September 2006 / Published: 30 September 2006
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A series of N-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-N’-heptyl-N’-{4-[(substituted)-pyridazin-3-yl)thio]pentyl}urea derivatives having a phenyl ring at positions 5 and/or at position 6 of the heterocycle, as well as the corresponding sulfones, were synthesized. Their inhibitory activity against acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase (ACAT) was tested on the enzyme prepared from rat liver microsomes. Theoretical studies were performed to correlate their activity to their structural features.
Keywords: Hypercholesterolemia; ACAT inhibitors; pyridazine derivatives; ureido derivatives Hypercholesterolemia; ACAT inhibitors; pyridazine derivatives; ureido derivatives
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Gelain, A.; Bettinelli, I.; Barlocco, D.; Kwon, B.-M.; Jeong, T.-S.; Im, K.-R.; Legnani, L.; Toma, L. Ureidopyridazine Derivatives as Acyl-CoA: cholesterol acyltransferase Inhibitors. Sci. Pharm. 2006, 74, 85-97.

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