Synthesis and antitumor activity of NO-donating CDDO analogues

Shi Bo Zhang, Zhen Zhen Zhang, Ye Ding, Yi Sheng Lai, Yi Mou, Yong Ai, Hui Ji, Yi Hua Zhang

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Abstract

The target compounds(4a-4k) were synthesized by building an α, β-unsaturated ketone moiety on C-ring of oleanolic acid (OA) via a five-step reaction sequence, yielding a CDDO analogue(1), followed by coupling of C3-OH in Compound 1 with substituted furoxans using butanedioic acid as a linker. The structures of the target compounds were identified by IR, MS and 1H NMR. The most active compound 4i displayed significant inhibitory effects (IC 50 =0.8-1.4 μmol/L) against the proliferation of four human tumor cell lines(HepG2, BEL-7402, MCF-7 and Caco-2), and was as potent as the positive control 2-cyano-3, 12-dioxooleana-1, 9(11)-dien-28-oic acid methyl ester(CDDO-Me). Compound 4i is thus worthy of further studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-297
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of China Pharmaceutical University
Volume43
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2012

Keywords

  • Antitumor activity
  • CDDO
  • Furoxan
  • Nitric oxide donor
  • Oleanolic acid
  • Synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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    Zhang, S. B., Zhang, Z. Z., Ding, Y., Lai, Y. S., Mou, Y., Ai, Y., Ji, H., & Zhang, Y. H. (2012). Synthesis and antitumor activity of NO-donating CDDO analogues. Journal of China Pharmaceutical University, 43(4), 293-297.