Chemistry Central Journal

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List of Papers (Total 1,125)

A review of traditional pharmacological uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacological activities of Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris L. (TT) is an annual plant of the family Zygophyllaceae that has been used for generations to energize, vitalize, and improve sexual function and physical performance in men. The fruits and roots of TT have been used as a folk medicine for thousands of years in China, India, Sudan, and Pakistan. Numerous bioactive phytochemicals, such as saponins and...

A validated stability-indicating HPLC method for determination of brimonidine tartrate in BRI/PHEMA drug delivery systems

Background A simple, rapid and accurate stability-indicating reverse phase high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC) was developed and validated for the determination of brimonidine tartrate in brimonidine tartrate/poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (BRI/PHEMA) drug delivery contact lenses and pharmaceutical formulations. Results Optimum chromatographic conditions for...

Comparative studies on phenolic profiles, antioxidant capacities and carotenoid contents of red goji berry (Lycium barbarum) and black goji berry (Lycium ruthenicum)

Background The study on phytochemical difference between red and black goji berry is limited. Methods Antioxidant activities and phenolic profiles in terms of total phenol content, total flavonoid contents, condensed tannin content, monomeric anthocyanin content, and total carotenoid content of red goji berry (Lycium barbarum) and black goji berry (L. ruthenicum) were compared...

Selective synthesis of Fe3O4Au x Ag y nanomaterials and their potential applications in catalysis and nanomedicine

In these recent years, magnetite (Fe3O4) has witnessed a growing interest in the scientific community as a potential material in various fields of application namely in catalysis, biosensing, hyperthermia treatments, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents and drug delivery. Their unique properties such as metal–insulator phase transitions, superconductivity, low Curie...

Antiproliferative and apoptotic effects of black turtle bean extracts on human breast cancer cell line through extrinsic and intrinsic pathway

The black turtle bean (BTB) is most widely consumed legume all over the world having anticancer activity. The aim of the study was to analyse the apoptotic effects of BTB extracts on human breast cancer cell lines. Plant extract was prepared by homogenization and centrifugation. The cytotoxic effects of BTB was evaluated by MTT assay and their apoptotic effects were characterized...

Utility of 2-thioxo-pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidinone in synthesis of pyridopyrimido[2,1-b][1,3,5]-thiadiazinones and pyridopyrimido[2,1-b][1,3]thiazinones as antimicrobial agents

Background Pyridopyrimidines are of current interest because of their extensive variety of biological and pharmacological activities. Results A series of pyrido[2′,3′:4,5]pyrimido[2,1-b][1,3,5]thiadiazinones was obtained by aminomethylation of pyridopyrimidinethione with formaldehyde solution (37%) and different primary aromatic amines. Another series of pyrido[2′,3:4,5]pyrimido...

Hemostatic chemical constituents from natural medicine Toddalia asiatica root bark by LC-ESI Q-TOF MSE

Background Toddalia asiatica root bark as an effective hemostatic natural medicine or Chinese materia medica was applied in China for long history, its complex drug action mechanisms and unclear substance basis have been constraining the development of this drug. Results An intelligentized strategy by LC-ESI Q-TOF MSE was presented in this study for rapid identification of...

Effects of temperature, time, and solvent ratio on the extraction of phenolic compounds and the anti-radical activity of Clinacanthus nutans Lindau leaves by response surface methodology

Background Clinacanthus nutans Lindau is a well-known plant, native to tropical Asian countries. Reports on this plant that is rich in phenolic compounds have focused on its therapeutic anti-inflammatory, anti-herpes simplex, antioxidant, and anti-cancer characteristics. In this paper, the influence of the extraction parameters—temperatures (60–80 °C), times (80–120 min), and...

Synthesis of some new pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine, pyrazolo[5,1-c]triazine, 1,3,4-thiadiazole and pyridine derivatives containing 1,2,3-triazole moiety

Background Pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines are purine analogues. They have beneficial properties as antimetabolites in purine biochemical reactions. This division compounds have attracted wide pharmaceutical interest because of their antitrypanosomal activity. Results The present work depicts an effective synthesis convention of pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidines, pyrazolo[5,1-c]triazines...

Design, synthesis and antimicrobial evaluation of pyrimidin-2-ol/thiol/amine analogues

Background Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic moiety containing nitrogen atom at 1st and 3rd positions and play an important role to forms the central core for different necessity of biological active compounds, from this facts, we have designed and synthesized a new class of pyrimidin-2-ol/thiol/amine derivatives and screened for its in vitro antimicrobial activity. Results...

Synthesis, characterization, X-ray structure, computational studies, and bioassay of novel compounds combining thiophene and benzimidazole or 1,2,4-triazole moieties

Background Due to their interesting and versatile biological activity, thiophene-containing compounds have attracted the attention of both chemists and medicinal chemists. Some of these compounds have anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, and antioxidant activity. In addition, the thiophene nucleus has been used in the synthesis of a variety of heterocyclic compounds. Results In...

Synthesis and insecticidal activity of diacylhydrazine derivatives containing a 3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazole scaffold

Background The diacylhydrazine derivatives have attracted considerable attention in recently years due to their simple structure, low toxicity, and high insecticidal selectivity. As well as 3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazole is an important scaffold in many insecticidal molecules. In an effort to discover new molecules with good insecticidal activity, a series of...

Gadolinium-based layered double hydroxide and graphene oxide nano-carriers for magnetic resonance imaging and drug delivery

Gadolinium (Gd)-based contrasts remain one of the most accepted contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging, which is among the world most recognized noninvasive techniques employed in clinical diagnosis of patients. At ionic state, Gd is considered toxic but less toxic in chelate form. A variety of nano-carriers, including gadolinium oxide (Gd2O3) nanoparticles have been used...

Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for the quantification of vandetanib in human plasma and rat liver microsomes matrices: metabolic stability investigation

Vandetanib (VNT) is a new oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor that acts mainly by inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR). Fast, specific, sensitive and validated LC–MS/MS was established for the determination of VNT in two various matrices including rat liver microsomes (RLMs) and human plasma. This method was applied in metabolic stability investigation of VNT...

Synthesis of carboxymethylcellulose/starch superabsorbent hydrogels by gamma-irradiation

Background Superabsorbent hydrogels show a large potential in a wide array of applications due to their unique properties. Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) is a commercially available water-soluble cellulose derivative of major interest in the hydrogel synthesis. High-energy irradiation allows the chemical crosslinking without the use of crosslinking agents, while the introduction of...

Morphologically controlled synthesis of ferric oxide nano/micro particles and their catalytic application in dry and wet media: a new approach

Morphologically controlled synthesis of ferric oxide nano/micro particles has been carried out by using solvothermal route. Structural characterization displays that the predominant morphologies are porous hollow spheres, microspheres, micro rectangular platelets, octahedral and irregular shaped particles. It is also observed that solvent has significant effect on morphology such...

Molecular docking and biological evaluation of some thioxoquinazolin-4(3H)-one derivatives as anticancer, antioxidant and anticonvulsant agents

BackgroundThe quinazoline are an important class of medicinal compounds that possess a number of biological activities like anticancer, anticonvulsant and antioxidant etc.ResultsWe evaluated the previously synthesized quinazoline derivatives 1–3 for their anticancer activities against three cancer cell lines (HepG2, MCF-7, and HCT-116). Among the tested compounds, quinazolines 1...

Optimization of enzymatic esterification of dihydrocaffeic acid with hexanol in ionic liquid using response surface methodology

BackgroundDeveloping an efficient lipophilization reaction system for phenolic derivatives could enhance their applications in food processing. Low solubility of phenolic acids reduces the efficiency of phenolic derivatives in most benign enzyme solvents. The conversion of phenolic acids through esterification alters their solubility and enhances their use as food antioxidant...

Different applications of isosbestic points, normalized spectra and dual wavelength as powerful tools for resolution of multicomponent mixtures with severely overlapping spectra

Background Analysis of complex mixture containing three or more components represented a challenge for analysts. New smart spectrophotometric methods have been recently evolved with no limitation. A study of different novel and smart spectrophotometric techniques for resolution of severely overlapping spectra were presented in this work utilizing isosbestic points present in...

Synthesis, docking study and biological evaluation of some new thiourea derivatives bearing benzenesulfonamide moiety

Background A series of novel N-(2, 6-dimethoxypyrimidin-4-yl)-4-(3-(aryl)thioureido) benzenesulfonamides 3a–t was synthesized by the addition of N-(2,6-dimethoxypyrimidin-4-yl)-4-isothiocyanatobenzenesulfonamide 2 to the appropriate aromatic amine. The structures of the synthesized compounds were inspired from the second line antituberculosis pro-drugs. Results Most of the new...

QSAR studies on PIM1 and PIM2 inhibitors using statistical methods: a rustic strategy to screen for 5-(1H-indol-5-yl)-1,3,4-thiadiazol analogues and predict their PIM inhibitory activity

Background Quantitative structure activity relationship was carried out to study a series of PIM1 and PIM2 inhibitors. The present study was performed on twenty-five substituted 5-(1H-indol-5-yl)-1,3,4-thiadiazols as PIM1 and PIM2 inhibitors having pIC50 ranging from 5.55 to 9 µM and from 4.66 to 8.22 µM, respectively, using genetic function algorithm for variable selection and...

Synthesis, crystallographic, spectroscopic studies and biological activity of new cobalt(II) complexes with bioactive mixed sulindac and nitrogen-donor ligands

Four novel complexes [Co(H2O)4(sul)2] 1, [Co(2-ampy)2(sul)2] 2, [Co(H2O)2(1,10-phen) (sul)2] 3 and [Co(2,9-dimephen)(sul)2] 4 (sul = sulindac, 2-ampy = 2-amino pyridine, 1,10-phen = 1,10-phenanthroline and 2,9-dimeph = 2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline) were prepared and characterized by IR, UV–Visible spectroscopy and magnetic properties. The crystal structures of complexes 1 and...

Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of 1,3,5-triazine aminobenzoic acid derivatives for their antimicrobial activity

BackgroundReplacement of chloride ions in cyanuric chloride give several variants of 1,3,5-triazine derivatives which were investigated as biologically active small molecules. These compounds exhibit antimalarial, antimicrobial, anti-cancer and anti-viral activities, among other beneficial properties. On the other hand, treatment of bacterial infections remains a challenging...

Microwave-assisted one pot three-component synthesis of some novel pyrazole scaffolds as potent anticancer agents

Background Pyrazoles, thiazoles and 1,3,4-thiadiazoles have been reported to possess various pharmacological activities. Results An efficient and a novel approach for the synthesis of some novel pyrazole based-azoles are described via multi-component reaction under controlled microwave heating conditions. The structures of the synthesized compounds were assigned on the basis of...