diketopiperazine


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di·ke·to·pi·per·a·zine

(dī-kē′tō-pī-pĕr′ə-zēn′)
n.
1. A cyclic dipeptide formed by the dehydration of two molecules of glycine.
2. Any of various cyclic organic compounds formed by the dehydration of alpha-amino acids other than glycine.
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Michael Macaluso, CEO and Chairman of Ampio, noted "Ampio already possesses a comprehensive portfolio of issued patents and pending patent applications on Ampion[TM], including composition of matter, methods of use and synthesis patents of the naturally occurring innate, human, anti-inflammatory small molecule diketopiperazine (Ampion[TM]).
Received notification of the granting of a Canadian patent with broad claims directed to compositions containing either DA-DKP, a cyclic dipeptide diketopiperazine, which is the active ingredient of Ampion[TM], but also extends to many other diketopiperazines.
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The protected compositions contain either DA-DKP, a cyclic dipeptide diketopiperazine, which is the active ingredient of Ampion[logical not][sup.