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1. (EP1266658) Use of betulinic acid derivatives for the treatment and prevention of melanoma

Office : European Patent Office
Application Number: 02019173 Application Date: 06.04.1998
Publication Number: 1266658 Publication Date: 18.12.2002
Publication Kind : A3
Designated States: AT, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, IE, IT, LI, NL, PT, SE
IPC:
A61K 31/045
A61K 31/047
A61K 31/075
A61K 31/122
A61K 31/133
A61K 31/15
A61K 31/16
A61K 31/165
A61K 31/19
A61K 31/195
A61K 31/196
A61K 31/21
A61K 31/215
A61K 31/216
A61K 31/235
A61K 31/56
A61K 36/00
A61K 36/185
A61K 36/725
A61P 35/00
C07J 53/00
C07J 63/00
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
045
Hydroxy compounds, e.g. alcohols; Salts thereof, e.g. alcoholates
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
045
Hydroxy compounds, e.g. alcohols; Salts thereof, e.g. alcoholates
047
having two or more hydroxy groups, e.g. sorbitol
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
075
Ethers or acetals
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
12
Ketones
122
having the oxygen atom directly attached to a ring, e.g. quinones, vitamin K1, anthralin
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
13
Amines, e.g. amantadine
133
having hydroxy groups, e.g. sphingosine
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
13
Amines, e.g. amantadine
15
Oximes (CN-O-); Hydrazines (N-N); Hydrazones (N-N)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
16
Amides, e.g. hydroxamic acids
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
16
Amides, e.g. hydroxamic acids
165
having aromatic rings, e.g. colchicine, atenolol, progabide
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
185
Acids; Anhydrides, halides or salts thereof, e.g. sulfur acids, imidic, hydrazonic or hydroximic acids
19
Carboxylic acids, e.g. valproic acid
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
185
Acids; Anhydrides, halides or salts thereof, e.g. sulfur acids, imidic, hydrazonic or hydroximic acids
19
Carboxylic acids, e.g. valproic acid
195
having an amino group
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
185
Acids; Anhydrides, halides or salts thereof, e.g. sulfur acids, imidic, hydrazonic or hydroximic acids
19
Carboxylic acids, e.g. valproic acid
195
having an amino group
196
the amino group being directly attached to a ring, e.g. anthranilic acid, mefenamic acid, diclofenac, chlorambucil
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
21
Esters, e.g. nitroglycerine, selenocyanates
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
21
Esters, e.g. nitroglycerine, selenocyanates
215
of carboxylic acids
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
21
Esters, e.g. nitroglycerine, selenocyanates
215
of carboxylic acids
216
of acids having aromatic rings, e.g. benactizyne, clofibrate
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
21
Esters, e.g. nitroglycerine, selenocyanates
215
of carboxylic acids
235
having an aromatic ring attached to a carboxyl group
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31
Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
56
Compounds containing cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene ring systems; Derivatives thereof, e.g. steroids
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
36
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing material from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
36
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing material from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
18
Magnoliophyta (angiosperms)
185
Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
36
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing material from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
18
Magnoliophyta (angiosperms)
185
Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons)
72
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family), e.g. buckthorn, chewstick or umbrella-tree
725
Ziziphus, e.g. jujube
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
P
SPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY OF CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS OR MEDICINAL PREPARATIONS
35
Antineoplastic agents
C CHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
07
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
J
STEROIDS
53
Steroids in which the cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene skeleton has been modified by condensation with carbocyclic rings or by formation of an additional ring by means of a direct link between two ring carbon atoms
C CHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
07
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
J
STEROIDS
63
Steroids in which the cyclopenta[a]hydrophenanthrene skeleton has been modified by expansion of only one ring by one or two atoms
CPC:
A61K 31/15
A61K 31/045
A61K 31/047
A61K 31/075
A61K 31/122
A61K 31/133
A61K 31/16
A61K 31/19
A61K 31/195
A61K 31/196
A61K 31/215
A61K 31/216
A61K 31/235
A61K 31/56
A61K 36/185
A61K 36/725
Applicants: UNIV ILLINOIS
Inventors: PEZZUTO JOHN M
DASGUPTA TAPAS K
KIM DARRICK S H L
Priority Data: 98915378 06.04.1998 EP
85801197 16.05.1997 US
Title: (DE) Verwendung von Betulinsäurederivaten zur Behandlung und Vorbeugung des Melanoms
(EN) Use of betulinic acid derivatives for the treatment and prevention of melanoma
(FR) Utilisation de dérivés de l'acide bétulinique pour le traitement et la prévention du mélanome
Abstract: front page image
(EN) A composition and method of preventing or inhibiting tumor growth, and of treating malignant melanoma, without toxic side effects are disclosed. Betulinic acid or a betulinic acid derivative is the active compound of the composition, which is topically applied to the situs of tumor.
Also published as:
EP0981341CA2289686DK0981341WO/1998/051293