A novel class of acyclic nucleoside phosphonates has been discovered in which the base consists of a pyrimidine preferably containing an amino group at C-2 and C-4 and a 2-(phosphonomethoxy)ethoxy (PMEO) or a 2-(phosphonomethoxy)propoxy (PMPO) group at C-6. The 6-PMEO 2,4-diaminopyrimidine (compound 1) and 6-PMPO 2,4-diaminopyrimidine (compound 11) derivatives showed potent activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the laboratory (i.e., CEM and MT-4 cells) and in primary (i.e., peripheral blood lymphocyte and monocyte/macrophage) cell cultures and pronounced activity against Moloney murine sarcoma virus in newborn NMRI mice. Their in vitro and in vivo antiretroviral activity was comparable to that of reference compounds 9-[(2-phosphonomethoxy)ethyl]adenine (adefovir) and (R)-9-[(2-phosphonomethoxy)propyl]adenine (tenofovir), and the enantiospecificity of (R)- and (S)-PMPO pyrimidine derivatives as regards their antiretroviral activity was identical to that of the classical (R)- and (S)-9-(2-phosphonomethoxy)propyI purine derivatives. The prototype PMEO and PMPO pyrimidine analogues were relatively nontoxic in cell culture and did not markedly interfere with host cell macromolecular (i.e., DNA, RNA, or protein) synthesis. Compounds I and 11 should be considered attractive novel pyrimidine nucleotide phosphonate analogues to be further pursued for their potential as antiretroviral agents in the clinical setting.
Balzarini, J., Pannecouque, C., De Clercq, E., Aquaro, S., Perno, C.F., Egberink, H., et al. (2002). Antiretrovirus activity of a novel class of acyclic pyrimidine nucleoside phosphonates. ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 46(7), 2185-2193.
|Tipologia:||Articolo su rivista|
|Citazione:||Balzarini, J., Pannecouque, C., De Clercq, E., Aquaro, S., Perno, C.F., Egberink, H., et al. (2002). Antiretrovirus activity of a novel class of acyclic pyrimidine nucleoside phosphonates. ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 46(7), 2185-2193.|
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|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/07 - Microbiologia e Microbiologia Clinica|
|Revisione (peer review):||Sì, ma tipo non specificato|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.46.7.2185-2193.2002|
|Stato di pubblicazione:||Pubblicato|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2002|
|Titolo:||Antiretrovirus activity of a novel class of acyclic pyrimidine nucleoside phosphonates|
|Autori:||Balzarini, J; Pannecouque, C; De Clercq, E; Aquaro, S; Perno, CF; Egberink, H; Holy, A|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su rivista|