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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Received notification of the granting of a European patent with broad claims directed to "METHOD OF USING DIKETOPIPERAZINES AND COMPOSITION CONTAINING THEM".
The first patent is directed to a unique class of compounds that combine elements of diketopiperazines (same class as Ampion[TM]) and methylphenidate derivatives.