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Benzimidazole Derivatives as Centerally Acting Agents

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

Affiliation: Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry Department, National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo 12311, Egypt

Keywords: Anticonvulsant, benzimidazole derivatives, sedative hypnotics, serotoninergic agents.

Abstract:

Benzimidazole derivatives play an important role in medical field with so many Pharmacological activities, such as selective neuropeptides YY1 receptor antagonists, gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) agonists, and 5-HT3 antagonists, anticonvulsant and other activities encouraged the development of some more potent and significant compounds. This review presents different substituted benzimidazole derivatives which possess potential along central acting activity.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 3
Page: [145 - 154]
Pages: 10
DOI: 10.2174/1574885508999131119120237