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Enantiomeric Specificity of Biologically Significant Cu(II) and Zn(II) Chromone Complexes Towards DNA.
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PMID:  23001645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Novel chiral Schiff base ligands (R)/(S)-2-amino-3-(((1-hydroxypropan-2-yl)imino)methyl)-4H-chromen-4-one (L(1) and L(2) ) derived from 2-amino-3-formylchromone and (R/S)-2-amino-1-propanol and their Cu(II)/Zn(II) complexes (, , , and ) were synthesized. The complexes were characterized by elemental analysis, infrared (IR), hydrogen ((1) H) and carbon ((13) C) nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), electrospray ionization-mass spectra (ESI-MS), and molar conductance measurements. The DNA binding studies of the complexes with calf thymus were carried out by employing different biophysical methods and molecular docking studies that revealed that complexes and prefers the guanine-cytosine-rich region, whereas and prefers the adenine-thymine residues in the major groove of DNA. The relative trend in K(b) values followed the order       . This observation together with the findings of circular dichroic and fluorescence studies revealed maximal potential of (R)-enantiomeric form of complexes to bind DNA. Furthermore, the absorption studies with mononucleotides were also monitored to examine the base-specific interactions of the complexes that revealed a higher propensity of Cu(II) complexes for guanosine-5'-monophosphate disodium salt, whereas Zn(II) complexes preferentially bind to thymidine-5'-monophosphate disodium salt. The cleavage activity of and with pBR322 plasmid DNA was examined by gel electrophoresis that revealed that they are good DNA cleavage agents; nevertheless, proved to show better DNA cleavage ability. Topoisomerase II inhibitory activity of complex revealed that the complex inhibits topoisomerase II catalytic activity at a very low concentration (25 μM). Furthermore, in vitro antitumor activity of complexes and were screened against human carcinoma cell lines of different histological origin. Chirality, 2012. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Farukh Arjmand; A Jamsheera; Mohd Afzal; Sartaj Tabassum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirality     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1520-636X     ISO Abbreviation:  Chirality     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8914261     Medline TA:  Chirality     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202 002, India.
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