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Letters in Drug Design & Discovery
ISSN (Print): 1570-1808
ISSN (Online): 1875-628X
VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 10
DOI: 10.2174/1570180811666140717190618      Price:  $58









Pd/C-mediated Synthesis of 3-methyleneisoindolin-1-ones: Biological and Theoretical Study of their PDE4 Inhibition

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Author(s): Suryadevara Vijayavardhini, Dandela Rambabu, Vegendla Anuradha, Ravikumar Kapavarapu, Mandava Venkata Basaveswara Rao and Manojit Pal
Pages 1188-1198 (11)
Abstract:
Pd/C-Cu mediated alternative and one-pot method has been developed for the synthesis of (Z)-3- methyleneisoindolin-1-ones as potential inhibitors of PDE4. The methodology involved coupling-cyclization of obromobenzamides with a range of terminal alkynes in a single pot to afford the target compounds in acceptable yields. Some of these compounds showed encouraging inhibition of PDE4 when tested in vitro that was supported by in silico docking studies.
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Keywords:
Alkynes, Pd/C, coupling, 3-methyleneisoindolin-1-ones.
Affiliation:
Dr. Reddy’s Institute of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad-500 046, India.