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Vanotti E, Amici R, Bargiotti A, Berthelsen J, Bosotti R, Ciavolella A, Cirla A, Cristiani C, D'Alessio R, Forte B, Isacchi A, Martina K, Menichincheri M, Molinari A, Montagnoli A, Orsini P, Pillan A, Roletto F, Scolaro A, Tibolla M, Valsasina B, Varasi M, Volpi D, Santocanale C
2008
February
Journal Of Medicinal Chemistry
Cdc7 kinase inhibitors: pyrrolopyridinones as potential antitumor agents. 1. Synthesis and structure-activity relationships.
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Cdc7 kinase is an essential protein that promotes DNA replication in eukaryotic organisms. Genetic evidence indicates that Cdc7 inhibition can cause selective tumor-cell death in a p53-independent manner, supporting the rationale for developing Cdc7 small-molecule inhibitors for the treatment of cancers. In this paper, the synthesis and structure-activity relationships of 2-heteroaryl-pyrrolopyridinones, the first potent Cdc7 kinase inhibitors, are described. Starting from 2-pyridin-4-yl-1,5,6,7-tetrahydro-pyrrolo[3,2-c]pyridin-4-one, progress toward a simple scaffold, tailored for Cdc7 inhibition, is reported.
10.1021/jm700956r
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