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Letters in Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1570-1786
ISSN (Online): 1875-6255

Facile Synthesis of Stereoisomers of the Non-Secosteroidal Ligand LG190178 and their Evaluation Using the Mutant Vitamin D Receptor

Author(s): Yosuke Demizu, Aki Nakatsu, Yukiko Sato, Shinobu Honzawa, Atsushi Yamashita, Takayuki Sugiura, Atsushi Kittaka, Shigeaki Kato, Haruhiro Okuda and Masaaki Kurihara

Volume 8 , Issue 1 , 2011

Page: [43 - 47] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/157017811794557804

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We developed a facile synthesis process for producing optically active non-secosteroidal ligands (YR301-304), which are stereoisomers of LG190178, and evaluated their performance in transcriptional assays using mutant vitamin D receptor (VDR). It was found that all of them had stronger activities than the natural ligand 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1α,25(OH)2D3]. In particular, YR301 showed potent activity for both wild-type and mutant Arg274Leu VDR.

Keywords: Asymmetric reduction, vitamin D receptor, mutant vitamin D receptor, non-secosteroidal ligand, transcriptional assay, molecular modeling study

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