3-Bromobenzyl bromide was used in the synthesis of, 1,7-di(3-bromobenzyl)cyclen and substituted 8-arylquinoline, phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitors.
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Dwight Macdonald et. al. Discovery of a substituted 8-arylquinoline series of PDE4 inhibitors: structure-activity relationship, optimization, and identification of a highly potent, well tolerated, PDE4 inhibitor. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2005, 15(23), 5241-5246.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H314-H318
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