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Towards the Synthesis of Novel PARP Inhibitors through Diels-Alder Chemistry

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dc.contributor.advisor Schwan, Adrian L.
dc.contributor.author Nikoloska, Irena
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-04T16:59:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-04T16:59:44Z
dc.date.copyright 2012-04
dc.date.created 2012-04-30
dc.date.issued 2012-05-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3561
dc.description.abstract Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) represents a large family of enzymes that are activated upon DNA breakage, which are then involved in a cascade of reactions that eventually lead to cell death. PARPs, known to cause a variety of damage to the human body, are targets of many researches’ investigating potential inhibition mechanisms. To this point, plenty of PARP inhibitors have been synthesized and tested for potency against many diseases. Some have great potency against particular diseases, while others are already being used as drugs. The current research suggests a potential synthesis of novel PARP inhibitors, to be accomplished through Diels-Alder chemistry. The proposed compounds consist of an isoindolinone core bearing different functional groups. Three different strategies are described for the synthesis of the novel PARP inhibitors and all protocols involve sulfur dioxide extrusion chemistry to create a diene, the desired transient starting material. The diene is envisioned further to be reacted with a variety of dienophiles to give possibly potential PARP inhibitors. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NSERC en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject PARP en_US
dc.subject Diels-Alder en_US
dc.subject isoindolinone en_US
dc.title Towards the Synthesis of Novel PARP Inhibitors through Diels-Alder Chemistry en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Chemistry en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Science en_US
dc.degree.department Department of Chemistry en_US
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