Design, synthesis and insight into the structure-activity relationships (SAR) of phytosterol analogues as novel antiapoptotic agents are described. In particular, the non-branched alkyl chain at C24 and the pseudosugar moiety at C3 hydroxyl group turned out crucial for the inhibition of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) apoptosis.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Medicine
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry