Feb 1, 1976

Synthesis of angiotensin II antagonists containing N- and O-methylated and other amino acid residues

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
M C KhoslaM J Peach


[1-N-Methylisoasparagine,8-isoleucine]- (I), [1-sarcosine,4-N-methyltyrosine,8-isoleucine]- (II), [1-sarcosine,5-N-methylisoleucine,8-isoleucine]- (III), [1-sarcosine,8-N-methylisoleucine]- (IV), [1-sarcosine8k-N-methylisoleucine,8-N-methylisoleucine]- (V), [1-sarcosine,8-O-methylthreonine]- (VI), [1-sarcosine,8-methionine]- (VII), and [1-sarcosine,8-serine]angiotensin II (VIII), synthesized by Merrifield's solid-phase procedure, possess respectively 0.8, 0.3, 0.5, 1.0, 0.0, 0.5, 3.7, and 0.7% pressor activity of angiotensin II (vagotomized, ganglion-blocked rats). They caused an initial rise in blood pressure (30 min of infusion, 250 ng/kg/min in vagotomized, ganglion-blocked rats) of 16.57, 9.80, 22.80, 32.00, 7.00, 15.06, 32.50, and 11.42 mmHg and showed secretory activity (isolated cat adrenal medulla) of 1.0, 0.1, 0.01, 0.1, less than 0.01, 0.1, less than 0.01, and 0.05% of angiotensin II. On isolated organs pA2 values (rabbit aortic strips) of 8.74, 7.44, 7.64, 7.85, 7.89, 8.76, 8.63, and 8.08, and pA2 values (cat adrenal medulla of 8.16, 9.16, 9.31, 8.00, 8.00, 7.00, 9.16, and 9.33 were obtained. Dose ratios (ratio of ED20 of angiotensin II during infusion of the antagonist and before infusion of the antagonist) in vagot...Continue Reading

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Structure-Activity Relationship
Diastolic Blood Pressure
Smooth Muscle
Angiotensin II, Val(5)-
Adrenal Glands
Ganglionic Blockers
Adrenal Medulla

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