alexa An efficient synthesis of new caffeine-based chalcones, pyrazolines and pyrazolo[3,4-b][1,4]diazepines as potential antimalarial, antitrypanosomal and antileishmanial agents.
Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemical Sciences Journal

Author(s): Insuasty B, Ramrez J, Becerra D, Echeverry C, Quiroga J,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract A new series of chalcones 5a-f were synthesized from caffeine-based aldehyde 3 and substituted acetophenones 4a-f. Treatment of compounds 5a-f with hydrazine hydrate led to pyrazolines 6a-f, and their subsequent reaction with acetic anhydride or formic acid afforded the corresponding N-substituted pyrazolines 7a-f and 8a-f respectively. Additionally, the regioselective cyclocondensation reaction of chalcones 5a-f with 4,5-diaminopyrazole 9 afforded the diazepine derivatives 10a-f. Synthesis of the above novel compounds was carried out through a simple procedure involving an easy work-up and mild reaction conditions. In vitro antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum was evaluated for the obtained compounds. Among of them, just pirazoline 6a showed an outstanding growth inhibition percentage 85.2 ± 5.4\%, while diazepines 10a-f showed remarkable growth inhibitions in the range of 80.3 ± 13.5 to 94.2 ± 0.2\% when were tested at 20 μg/mL. Compounds 5b, 5e, 7c and 7f showed remarkable activities against Leishmania panamensis with growth inhibition of 88.3 ± 1.5, 82.6 ± 2.2, 82.8 ± 1.7 and 87.6 ± 0.5\% respectively, at 20 μg/mL. In vitro assays against Trypanozoma cruzi showed that pyrazoline 6d displayed a growth inhibition of 61.9 ± 7.8\% at 20 μg/mL while chalcone 5f was considered especially active with a growth inhibition of 9.7 ± 1.5\% for a very low concentration of 1.0 μg/mL. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved. This article was published in Eur J Med Chem and referenced in Chemical Sciences Journal

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords