OpenSourceMalaria:GSK Arylpyrrole Series
The Arylpyrrole Series
The initial two leads have the general structure:
These compounds are currently under study by the Todd lab at the University of Sydney and the Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva. As an open source project, anyone may participate:
Electronic Lab Notebooks
Compounds are commercially-available
Series was listed as one of the most promising leads from TCAMS set (though lacking aryl F)
A number of these compounds and intermediates are available for biological testing from Todd group by request.
The two known series examples
CAS Registry Number: 733026-12-5
The proposed resynthesis strategy for these two compounds:
Known "Near Neighbours" contained in the Tres Cantos set
Data/links for these compounds:
TCMDC-123563, CHEMBL546966, CHEMBL page: 637010 Cc1ccc(cc1)n2c(cc(c2C)C(=O)CN3C(=O)C(NC3=O)Cc4ccccc4)C
TCMDC-125698, CHEMBL587989, CHEMBL: 627784 Cc1cc(c(n1c2ccc(cc2)Cl)C)C=C3C(=O)N(C(=Nc4ccccc4)S3)C5CCCC5
TCMDC-125697, CHEMBL581336, CHEMBL: 640978 CCOC(=O)c1ccc(cc1)n2c(cc(c2C)C=C3C(=O)N(C(=Nc4ccccc4)S3)C5CCCC5)C
TCMDC-125659, CHEMBL528140, CHEMBL: 626220 Cc1ccnc(c1)n2c(cc(c2C)C=C3C(=O)N(C(=Nc4ccccc4)S3)Cc5ccco5)C
TCMDC-124103, CHEMBL588465, CHEMBL: 643107 Cc1cc(cc(c1)n2c(cc(c2C)C=C3C(=O)NC(=Nc4ccc(cc4)Cl)S3)C)C
TCMDC-124456, CHEMBL548395, CHEMBL: 640006 CCn1c(cc(c1C)C=C2C(=O)NC(=Nc3ccccc3)S2)C
Initial synthesis strategy toward near-neighbours
Current synthesis strategy toward near-neighbours
Synthesis method taken from this paper.
Other known incidences of these molecules/this series
Related compounds are known to inhibit the proteasome, according to this Nature paper.
According to this paper, similar compounds are agonists of the sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor subtypes 1-5, which have a role in immune system function.
A new class of antimalarial was recently published by Novartis, Imidazolopiperazines.
Misc papers to digest/assimilate regarding antimycobacterial/tuberculosis activity: Antimycobacterial 1,5-diphenyl pyrroles, 10.1016/j.ejmech.2009.06.005, 10.1016/j.bmc.2010.09.006, 10.1002/cmdc.201000526
Scifinder Search: 2,4,5-alkyl-1-aryl-pyrrole: 77552 hits, 905 biological studies:
Obesity/diabetes GIP receptor inhibitor JP 2011184298 (A)
Proteasome WO 2011094545 (A2)
WO2006076202 Steroid nuclear receptor ligands