Androstane and pregnane steroids with potent allosteric GABA receptor chloride ionophore modulating properties
Runyon, S., Rogawski, M. A., Cook, E., Kepler, J., Navarro, H., Kaminski, R., & Orr, M. (2013). IPC No. U.S.Androstane and pregnane steroids with potent allosteric GABA receptor chloride ionophore modulating properties (Patent No. 8,575,375.)
This invention describes compounds of Structures 1, 2, and 3 and their use as allosteric modulators of the GABA receptor chloride ionophore complex to alleviate stress, anxiety, mood disorders, seizures, depression, treatment of drug and alcohol abuse, memory, premenstrual disorders, and neural system damage.