Synthesis of Pseudopeptides Derived from (R,R)-Tartaric Acid as Potential Inhibitors of HIV-Protease

Author(s): Jose C. Barros, Joaquim F. M. da Silva, Alexandre R. Calazans, Amilcar Tanuri, Rodrigo de Morais Brindeiro, John S. Williamson, Octavio A.C. Antunes.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 12 , 2006

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Abstract:

New pseudopeptides possessing C2 symmetry and dihydroxyethylene core derived from (R,R)- tartaric acid and amino esters have been synthesized as potential inhibitors of HIV protease. The amino esters were chosen in order to interact with P1/P1 and P2/P2 subsites of the enzyme. The products were obtained in good yields without noticeable racemization.

Keywords: AIDS, HIV, tartaric acid, C2 symmetry, protease inhibitors, pseudopeptides

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 12
Year: 2006
Page: [882 - 886]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157017806779468040
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