Synthesis of 3-furanyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazole Derivatives via Cycloaddition and their Antibacterial Evaluation

Author(s): Gabriela de Andrade Danin Barbosa, Alcino Palermo de Aguiar*, Erika Martins de Carvalho, Joseli Maria da Rocha Nogueira.

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 16 , Issue 3 , 2019

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Background: Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to human health. So this manuscript describes the synthesis of five different 3,5-disubstituted 4,5-dihydroisoxazoles with antimicrobial activity.

Methods: They were obtained from nitrile oxide cycloaddition derived from 2-furaldehyde and 5- nitro-2-furaldehyde to different dipolarophiles (acrylamide, ethyl acrylate and styrene). All heterocycles were isolated (30-50 %) and characterized by FTIR, MS, 1H and 13C NMR, as they were also evaluated against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

Results and Conclusion: All products showed bioactivity against all bacteria, however, the heterocycle 3-(5-nitro-2-furanyl)-5-carboxylamide-4,5-dihydroisoxazole (6b) presented the lowest value for the minimum inhibition concentration (MIC - 14 µg/mL).

Keywords: Cycloaddition, dihydroisoxazole, nitrile oxide, antimicrobial, bioactivity, furaldehyde.

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Year: 2019
Page: [364 - 369]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1570180815666180627115606
Price: $58

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