Caffeine Analogs

Eleusis eleusis at
Fri Jun 23 16:37:51 EST 1995

In article <3scjb0$q0o at>,
   jkenner at (Jason Kennerly) wrote:
>Okeee.... I haven't heard anything from anyone, so the next thing to ask 
>is... any tips on SYNTHESIZING the caffeine analogs. Specifically I am 
>most interested in the ETHYL analog of caffeine - ETHYL-THEOPHYLLINE? Has 

Apparently, from my sundry references, there is little pharmocological 
difference in activity between "caffeine" and theophylline. The 
ethyl-group may very well deactivate the ring (acting as a protector 
group) so this might not be a worthwhile endeavor.

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