Modifications op the 4,4'-residues and SAR studies of Biphalin, a highly potent opioid receptor active peptide

Guigen Li, W. Haq, Li Xiang, Bih Show Lou, Robert Hughes, Irene A. De Leon, Peg Davis, Terrence J. Gillespie, Marek Romanowski, Zhu Xiaoyun, Aleksandra Misicka, Andrzej W. Lipkowski, Frank Porreca, Thomas P. Davis, Henry I. Yamamura, David F. O'Brien, Victor J. Hruby

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Abstract

Modifications of 4,4' residues of Biphalin have resulted in greater binding selectivity and biological potency for the μ opioid receptor. A higher partition coefficient across the phospholipid bilayer membrane has been achieved by using a β-branched unusual amino acids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)555-560
Number of pages6
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 3 1998

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