Articolele autorului Liviu Constantin Ciobanu
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Nonsteroidal compounds designed to mimic potent steroid sulfatase inhibitors

Chemical synthesis and enzyme inhibition results are reported for a series of nonsteroidal sulfatase inhibitors, 1-(p-sulfamoyloxyphenyl)-5-(p-t-butylbenzyl)-5-alkanols and the lower active phenolic analogues. These compounds conserve some structural elements from the previously reported potent steroidal inhibitor 3-O-sulfamate-17alpha-(p-t-butylbenzyl)-17beta-hydroxy-estra-1,3,5(10)-triene, while the C18-methyl group and the hydrocarbon backbone

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Synthesis and steroid sulphatase inhibitory activity of C19- and C21-steroidal derivatives bearing a benzyl-inhibiting group

Two series of compounds, benzyl alkylated at position 17alpha and 20 of androstane and pregnane, respectively, were synthesised and tested for steroid sulphatase inhibition. We compared the ability of the compounds to inhibit steroid sulphatase obtained from two different sources (homogenates of transfected HEK-293 cells and Jeg-3 cells) and with two types of substrate (DHEAS or E(1)S). The inhibitory activity of 17alpha-benzyl-5alpha-androstane-3beta,17beta-diol

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The sulfamate functional group as a new anchor for solid-phase organic synthesis

Sulfamate derivatives were loaded on trityl chloride resin, and two variants of cleavage were developed for this sulfamate anchor: an acid treatment to easily restore the free sulfamate and a nucleophilic treatment to generate the corresponding phenol. In addition to loading/cleavage assays and stability experiments, a model sequence of reactions was performed with the new sulfamate anchor to show its applicability in further combinatorial solid-phase

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Potent inhibition of steroid sulfatase activity by 3-O-sulfamate 17alpha-benzyl(or 4′-tert-butylbenzyl)estra-1,3,5(10)-trienes: combination of two substituents at positions C3 and C17-alpha of estradiol.

Steroid sulfates are precursors of hormones that stimulate androgen- and estrogen-dependent cancers. Thus, steroid sulfatase, the enzyme that catalyzes conversion of DHEAS and E1S to the corresponding unconjugated steroids DHEA and E1, appears to be one of the key enzymes regulating the level of active androgenic and estrogenic steroids. Since 17alpha-substituted benzylestradiols and 3-O-sulfamate estrone (EMATE) represent two families of steroid

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