Benzimidazole Derivatives as Potential Chemotherapeutic Agents

Author(s): Ahmed A. El Rashedy, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein.

Journal Name: Current Drug Therapy

Volume 8 , Issue 1 , 2013

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Benzimidazoles exhibit a broad range of biological activities. Several benzimidazoles are used in therapy such as albendazole, mebendazole, flubendazole, fenbendazole, omeprazole, lansoprazole,clofazimine. Benzimidazole derivatives play a vital role in the biological field such as antimicrobial, antiviral, antidiabetic, antiulcer and anticancer activities. The present review highlights the recently synthesized benzimidazoles possessing important potential biological activities as chemotherapeutic agents.

Keywords: Antimicrobial, anti-ulcer benzimidazole, chemotherapeutic agents.

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Year: 2013
Page: [1 - 14]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/1574885511308010001

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