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N-cinnamoylated chloroquine analogues as dual-stage antimalarial leads.
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PMID:  23273038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The control of malaria is challenged by drug resistance, and new antimalarial drugs are needed. New drug discovery efforts include consideration of hybrid compounds as potential multi-target antimalarials. Previous work from our group has demonstrated that hybrid structures resulting from cinnamic acid conjugation with heterocyclic moieties from well known antimalarials present improved antimalarial activity. Now, we report the synthesis and SAR analysis of an expanded series of cinnamic acid derivatives displaying remarkably high activities against both blood- and liver-stage malaria parasites. Two compounds judged most promising, based on their in vitro activity and drug-likeness according to the Lipinski rules and Veber filter, were active in vivo against blood stage rodent malaria parasites. Therefore, the compounds reported represent a new entry as promising dual-stage antimalarial leads.
Bianca C Pérez; Cátia Teixeira; Inês S Albuquerque; Jiri Gut; Philip J Rosenthal; José R B Gomes; Miguel Prudêncio; Paula Gomes
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medicinal chemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1520-4804     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Chem.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-12-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9716531     Medline TA:  J Med Chem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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