The Natural Products Journal

Bin Wu
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China

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Imidazole Containing Natural Products as Antimicrobial Agents: A Review

Author(s): Girish K. Gupta, Vinod Kumar, Kamalneet Kaur.

Abstract:

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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Article Details

VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2014
Page: [73 - 81]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/221031550402141009095725
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