Parallel synthesis of N-biaryl quinolone carboxylic acids as selective M1 positive allosteric modulators

Feng V. Yang, William D. Shipe, Jaime L. Bunda, M. Brad Nolt, David D. Wisnoski, Zhijian Zhao, James C. Barrow, William J. Ray, Lei Ma, Marion Wittmann, Matthew A. Seager, Kenneth A. Koeplinger, George D. Hartman, Craig W. Lindsley

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An iterative analog library synthesis approach was employed in the exploration of a quinolone carboxylic acid series of selective M1 positive allosteric modulators, and strategies for improving potency and plasma free fraction were identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)531-536
Number of pages6
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • M
  • Positive allosteric modulator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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