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Ferrocenyl bioconjugates of ampicillin and 6-aminopenicillinic acid - Synthesis, electrochemistry and biological activity.
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PMID:  23072737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report on the synthesis of ferrocenyl-ampicillin and ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid bioconjugates. Title compounds were characterized by (1)H NMR, IR, MS and elemental analysis. These novel ferrocenyl-antibiotic conjugates were also investigated by cyclic voltammetry (CV). Ferrocenyl-ampicillin complexes revealed reversible uncomplicated oxidation whereas ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid derivatives were found to exhibit adsorption waves in cathodic scans. Antibacterial activities of our ferrocenyl-antibiotic conjugates against Gram-positive methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), methicillin-resistant S.aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant S.aureus (VRSA) and Staphylococcus epidermidis bacterial strains were determined. Our experiments show significant antibacterial activity of ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid bioconjugates against the bacterial strains tested. Contrary to that ferrocenyl-ampicillin derivatives were inactive. The inhibitory effects on the dd-carboxypeptidase 64-575 II exerted by our ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid bioconjugates were established in the low nanomolar range. The tumor cell growth inhibition of representative ferrocenyl-ampicillin and ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid bioconjugates against MCF-7 breast adenocarcinoma and HT-29 colon carcinoma cell lines were studied in vitro. Similar to the antibacterial activity tests the assays in tumor cells revealed significant antiproliferative effects exerted by ferrocenyl-6-aminopenicillinic acid bioconjugates.
Joanna Skiba; Aleksandra Rajnisz; Kely Navakoski de Oliveira; Ingo Ott; Jolanta Solecka; Konrad Kowalski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of medicinal chemistry     Volume:  57C     ISSN:  1768-3254     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Med Chem     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0420510     Medline TA:  Eur J Med Chem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  234-239     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Łódź, Tamka 12, 91-403 Łódź, Poland.
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