diketopiperazine


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diketopiperazine

[dī¦kē·dō·pi′per·ə‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C4H6N2O2 A compound formed by dehydration of two molecules of glycine.
Any of the cyclic molecules formed from α-amino acids other than glycine or by partial hydrolysis of protein.
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NPI-2358: A Novel Diketopiperazine, Induces Tubulin Depolymerization In Vitro and Tumor Vascular Collapse In Vivo"
Under particular conditions (extreme pH, high temperature, lengthy storage times), APM may be contaminated by the diketopiperazine (DKP) cycloaspartylphenylalanine (Butchko et al.
The active ingredient is aspartyl-alanyl diketopiperazine, referred to as DA-DKP, which is derived from two amino acids from human albumin and appears to have a significant role in the homeostasis of inflammation.
One of the active ingredients of Ampion (TM) is aspartyl-alanyl diketopiperazine, referred to as DA-DKP, which is derived from the two amino acids from the terminal end of human albumin and appears to have a significant role in the homeostasis of inflammation.