Navigation Links
Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Positive Results with ITI-002 in Pre-Clinical Models of Parkinson's Disease
Date:10/1/2010

bidly with dementia and excessive day time sleepiness. We believe that ITI-002 will be uniquely effective in treating these non-motor complications that are associated with Parkinson's disease."

ABOUT ITI-002

ITI-002 is a unique, orally available, investigational drug being developed for the treatment of motor and non-motor impairments accompanying Parkinson's disease and other neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

ITI-002 potently inhibits the PDE1 enzyme in a competitive manner with sub-nanomolar affinity for this subfamily. This compound is very selective for the PDE1 subfamily relative to other PDE subfamilies. ITI-002 has no significant off target activities at other enzymes, receptor or ion channels.

PDE Type I – PDE enzymes hydrolyze and inactivate cyclic nucleotides (cAMP and cGMP) in the brain.  Eleven classes of PDE enzymes with distinct tissue distributions, cyclic nucleotide selectivity, and regulatory factors are known.  The PDE1 family of enzymes, including PDE1A, PDE1B, and PDE1C isoforms, are calcium/calmodulin-dependent, dual-function (cAMP/cGMP) PDEs that are expressed at high levels in mammalian brain. This enzyme subfamily has little influence on basal nucleotide activity and only becomes active under stimulated conditions.  This "on demand" character distinguishes PDE1 from all other PDE family members. PDE1 is enriched in the striatal medium spiny neurons that lose dopamine input in Parkinson's disease and controls the responsiveness of striatal neurons to dopamine. Intra-Cellular Therapies has shown that orally available, small molecule inhibitors of PDE1 restore dopamine signaling in striatal neurons and potentiate the level of motor correction in Parkinson's disease.

About Parkinson's Disease - Parkinson's disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease. The prevalence of Parkinson's disease increases with a
'/>"/>

SOURCE Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia
2. Circassia Initiates Phase II Trials of Novel Grass and Ragweed Allergy Therapies and Advances Phase III Plans for cat Allergy T-Cell Vaccine
3. Drug Sales in the Leukemia Market Will Be Driven By Therapies From Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Biogen Idec, Roche and Cephalon
4. Vital Therapies Expands SILVER Trial to Saudi Arabia
5. Prometheus and Tarrot Laboratories Collaborate to Identify Markers Associated With Response to Anti-TNF Therapies in Crohns Disease
6. PPTA Urges CMS for Appropriate Hospital Outpatient Reimbursement for Plasma Protein Therapies
7. US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies Through Local Community Access to Cutting Edge Research
8. NeoStem to Receive $700,000 from the U.S. Armys Medical Research and Materiel Command to Advance Adult Stem Cell Therapies in Treating Traumatic Wounds
9. New Cancer Treatments and Combination Therapies Presented by Leading Experts from the John Theurer Cancer Center at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
10. ALS Therapy Development Institute and Oxford BioMedica Begin Second Phase of Collaboration to Develop Gene Therapies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
11. 5th Annual Summit to Feature New Stem Cell Therapies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014  Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTCQB: HEPI), a ... compounds and metabolic processes, is pleased to announce the addition ... Ms. Nola E. Masterson , a California ... effective September 17, 2014. "We,re very pleased ... board," states Andrew Dahl , President and CEO. "She ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M Health Science Center ... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), ... dedicated a national pandemic influenza vaccine manufacturing facility ... as an anchor for the Texas A&M Biocorridor ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research ... "Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017" ... cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into ... more stem cells. Stem cell therapy can be applied ... hematological system disease), nervous system diseases, damage or lesion ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ... 2014" report to their offering. ... professional and in-depth study on the current state of ... provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, ... market analysis is provided for the international markets including ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Health Enhancement Announces New Board Member In Advance Of Annual Shareholder Meeting 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 3Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 4Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 3Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3
... high resolution structure of a nano-scale square made from ribonucleic ... in this week,s early online edition of the journal ... team of chemists headed by Thomas Hermann, an assistant professor ... the ability to carry structural information encoded in the sequence ...
... Calif., April 4, 2011 Ambry Genetics announced today ... (CSP) in Ion Torrent,s new service provider program. Ion ... are trusting with their samples has been trained and ... sequence data. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110307/LA59848LOGO ) ...
... April 4, 2011 Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the ... a license agreement with a pharmaceutical company covering certain uses ... the oncology therapeutic field. This agreement has triggered ... Further details of the arrangement have not been disclosed. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Ambry Genetics is First Authorized Customer Service Provider in New Ion Torrent CSP Program 2Ambry Genetics is First Authorized Customer Service Provider in New Ion Torrent CSP Program 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... University and the Quebec government have discovered microplastics ... Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences . , ... or industrial cleansers, to which they are commonly ... and buoyancy, they may readily pass through sewage ... in the world,s oceans, but have only recently ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... how many times it,s demonstrated, it,s still hard ... , But by using a signaling system called ... behavior to suit their population. In short, some ... and act accordingly. , Once the population of ... from innocuous to pathogenic, or from unhelpful to ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... creatively manipulate spoken language is unique to humans. "The ... years of human evolution to make this possible are ... we now have," says Wolfgang Enard, Professor of Anthropology ... understand the molecular biological basis of language Enard has ... his latest study, undertaken in collaboration with scientists at ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments 2Researchers study vital 'on/off switches' that control when bacteria turn deadly 2Researchers study vital 'on/off switches' that control when bacteria turn deadly 3Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 2Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 3
... researchers have identified the culprit gene for a rare condition ... control. Their finding provides new insight into urofacial syndrome ... percent of the general population. "This paper really ... gene and its encoded proteins play a very important role ...
... diseases on crops in developing countries and their ... to a new study by Maurizio Vurro and ... of Food Production in Italy. The authors call ... better mechanisms for monitoring and managing emerging infectious ...
... Singapore (GIS), a biomedical research institute of the Agency ... from the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, ... discovered that viruses that ,invaded, the human genome millions ... turned on and off in human embryonic stem (ES) ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers identify gene linked to hereditary incontinence 2Researchers identify gene linked to hereditary incontinence 3Plant disease -- more than a crop killer 2Scientists discover ancient viral invasion that shaped human genome 2Scientists discover ancient viral invasion that shaped human genome 3
... been developed for use with immunohistochemical ... nonspecific background staining due to endogenous ... peroxidase with hydrogen peroxide. This ... with additional novel components to further ...
Anti-Human Factor XI Purified (Polyclonal) (sheep IgG)...
Formulation: 10mM PBS/500 mM NaCl, 0.09% NaN3, pH 7.2...
Rad51B...
Biology Products: