Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

G. Perry
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX
Email: lddd@benthamscience.org


Synthesis and Anti-Mycobacterial Activity of N-[(E)-(Disubstituted- Phenyl)Methylidene]Isonicotino-Hydrazide Derivatives

Author(s): Ivan N. Junior, Maria C. S. Lourenco, Maria das Gracas M. O. Henriques, Barbara Ferreira, Thatyana R. A. Vasconcelos, Monica A. Peralta, Pedro S. M. de Oliveira, Solange M. S. V. Wardell, Marcus V. N. de Souza.


A series of eight N-[(E)-(disubstituted-phenyl)methylidene]isonicotino-hydrazide derivatives were synthesized and evaluated for their in vitro antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and the activity expressed as the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) in mg/mL. Four compounds 2b-d and 2f exhibited a significant activity (0.6 mg/mL), when compared with first line drugs such as isoniazid (INH) and rifampin (RIP) and could be a good starting point to develop new lead compounds in the fight against multidrug resistant tuberculosis.

Keywords: Isoniazid, tuberculosis, antimycobacterial activity

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Article Details

Year: 2005
Page: [563 - 566]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157018005774479131
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