Imidazole Containing Natural Products as Antimicrobial Agents: A Review
Girish K. Gupta,
Imidazoles, natural or synthetic constitute an important class of bioactive heterocycles which have been found
more effective in the treatment of various infectious and life threatening diseases. They exhibit a broad spectrum of
biological activities such as anti-diabetic, antiviral, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal etc. The
purpose of this review is to provide an overall update of the imidazole containing natural products mainly possessing
antifungal and antibacterial activities till 2014.
Keywords: Antibacterial agent, antifungal agent, imidazole, natural product.
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