diketopiperazines


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di·ke·to·pi·per·a·zines

(dī-kē'tō-pī-per'ă-zēnz),
A class of organic compounds with a closed ring structure formed from two α-amino acids by the joining of the α-amino group of each to the carboxyl group of the other, with the loss of two molecules of water.

di·ke·to·pi·per·a·zines

(dī-kē'tō-pī-per'ă-zēnz)
A class of organic compounds with a closed ring structure formed from two α-amino acids by the joining of the α-amino group of each to the carboxyl group of the other.
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The compounds were characterized as two diketopiperazines, cyclo-L-Ala-L-Leu (1) [14] and cyclo(L-Tyr-L-Pro) (2) [15]; two nucleosides, cordycepin (3) and Ara-A(4) [16].
Citromycetins and bilains A-C: new aromatic polyketides and diketopiperazines from Australian marine-derived and terrestrial Penicillium spp.
Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq:AMPE), a developer of proprietary drugs, announced on Thursday that it has been granted a Canadian patent with broad claims directed to 'METHOD OF USING DIKETOPIPERAZINES AND COMPOSITION CONTAINING THEM'.