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Volume 116 Issue 5 September 2004 pp 261-264
A new mild and efficient method for the cleavage of oximes to carbonyl compounds using readily available urea nitrate in acetonitrile-water (95:5), under microwave irradiation within 2 min, in good yields is reported
Volume 118 Issue 2 March 2006 pp 195-198
Volume 124 Issue 2 March 2012 pp 451-462
3-Alkylidene-1,3-dihydroisobenzofurans exhibited moderate antidepressant activity as evaluated by forced swim and tail suspension test methods. Virtual screening was carried out by docking the designed compounds into the serotonin binding sites of arabinase protein to predict the analogue binding mode of the compounds to the SSRIs.
Volume 124 Issue 3 May 2012 pp 609-624
Microwave-assisted synthesis of benzothiazole and benzoxazole libraries via PIFA promoted cyclocondensation of 2-aminothiophenols/2-aminophenols with aldehydes under one-pot condition in good to excellent yields was achieved. Twenty compounds have been investigated for their analgesic activity and showed moderate to good activity.
Volume 125 Issue 1 January 2013 pp 71-83
Super acid catalysed sequential hydrolysis/cycloisomerization of 𝑜-(acetylenic)benzamides under microwave condition: Synthesis, antinociceptive and antiinflammatory activity of substituted isocoumarins
Synthesis of isocoumarins and related compounds via triflic acid promoted hydrolysis/cyclization sequence of 2-(alkynyl)benzamides under microwave condition was achieved. The substrate scope of the reaction was broad to include not only aromatic but also polyaromatic and heteroaromatic motifs, thus highlighting the significance of this methodology. One-pot operation, short reaction time, good chemical yields and excellent regioselectivity are the advantages of this protocol. All the synthesized compounds were evaluated for their antinociceptive and antiinflammatory activities using in vivo rodent models.
Volume 125 Issue 6 November 2013 pp 1543-1553 Regular Articles
An efficient and cheap synthetic approach to 3,3-di(indolyl)oxindoles and 3,3-di(pyrrolyl) oxindoles has been developed via Zn(OTf)2 catalysed indolylation and pyrrolylation of isatins. A preliminary biochemical assay of the synthesized molecules in rodent models were performed to estimate the serum glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase and malondialdehyde levels.
Volume 128 Issue 1 January 2016 pp 73-83 Regular Articles
The synthesis of substituted isoxazoles and pyrazoles through a general cycloisomerization methodology has been reported. The capability of gold(III) chloride to promote cycloisomerization of both 𝛼, 𝛽-acetylenic oximes and 𝛼, 𝛽-acetylenic hydrazones is the centrepiece of the strategy. A range of acetylenic precursors were investigated to afford 28 examples of the products with good to excellent chemical yields. Selected compounds were screened for their cytotoxic potential towards COLO320 cancer cell lines. The IC50 values of the tested compounds were in the micromolar range, with the best compound, 5-(6-Methoxy-naphthalen-2-yl)-3-phenyl-isoxazole (
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