Novel Compounds and their Uses in Diagnosis
A compound of formula (I) wherein, X and Y independently bind TSPO, wherein X and Y are the same or different; and L is a linker that links X to Y; or a salt or solvate thereof. For preference, X and Y may be (II) or (III). The compounds may be radiolabeled with a radioisotope. Also methods for diagnosing or treating TSPO related disorders such as neurodegenerative disorder, inflammation or anxiety, eg.Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, multiple system atrophy, epilepsy, encephalopathy, stroke, brain tumour, anxiety, stress, emotional disturbances or cognitive impairment, glioblastoma, ischemic stroke, herpes encephalitis, HIV, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, corticobasal degeneration, cancer, depression, an auto-immune disease and an infectious disease.
KASSIOU MICHAEL [AU]; REYNOLDS AARON [AU]
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