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Letters in Drug Design & Discovery


ISSN (Print): 1570-1808
ISSN (Online): 1875-628X

Synthesis and Anticancer Activity of Some 2-[3/4-(2-Substituted Phenyl-2- oxoethoxy)benzylidene]-6-substituted-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1-one Derivatives

Author(s): Nalan Gundogdu-Karaburun, Ahmet Cagri Karaburun, Seref Demirayak, Ismail Kayagil and Leyla Yurttas

Volume 11 , Issue 5 , 2014

Page: [578 - 585] Pages: 8

DOI: 10.2174/1570180811666140403001212

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The synthesis of 2-[3/4-(2-substituted phenyl-2-oxoethoxy)benzylidene]-6-substituted-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1- one derivatives and the investigation of their anticancer activity were studied. 2-(3- or 4-Hydroxybenzylidene)-6- substituted-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1-ones were reacted with suitable 2-bromoacetophenones to give 2-[3/4-(2-substituted phenyl-2-oxoethoxy)benzylidene]-6-substituted-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1-one derivatives. The structure elucidation of the synthesised compounds was performed by IR, 1H-NMR, mass spectroscopic data and elemental analyses. The anticancer screening was carried out in National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA. Notable activity was obtained for some compounds.

Keywords: 2, 3-Dihydro-1H-inden-1-one, Aurone analogue, Anticancer activity.

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