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TitleExploiting the antiparasitic activity of naphthalimides derivatives
Author(s)Silva, Anabela Cordeiro da
Alves, Maria José Chão
Thoo-Lin, Paul Kong
Baptista, Catarina
Noro, Jennifer Martins
Cristo, Gabriela
Gaspar, Luís
KeywordsNaphtalimides derivatives
anti-parasitic activity
Issue date2016
PublisherPharma Research Library
JournalInternational Journal of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Abstract(s)A set of 1,8-naphtalimides derivatives were synthesized and tested against three protozoans that cause important human diseases: Leishmaniainfantum, Trypanosomabrucei and Trypanosomacruzi. Additionally, toxicity was determined by growth inhibition of THP-1 derived macrophages. The results suggest that chemical modifications in the carbon chain linking the naphthalimide and the substituting groups have different effects in the parasites. This work should provide new insights new insights for the design and optimization of more potent and directed naphthalimide derivatives against these organisms.
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