Analysis of anti-PDE3 activity of 2-morpholinochromone derivatives reveals multiple mechanisms of anti-platelet activity Academic Article uri icon


  • A series of synthetic 2-morpholinochromones have been evaluated as inhibitors of platelet phosphodiesterase, PDE3A. While previous assertions about the anti-PDE3 activity of this class have been confirmed, in some cases the reported anti-platelet activities clearly derive from a non-PDE3 regulated mechanism. The potential utility of 2-morpholinochromones either as PDE3 inhibitors and/or anti-thrombotic agents thus remains only poorly examined.

publication date

  • February 2006