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The discovery that proinflammatory prostaglandins are produced by cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), an inducible isoform of the constitutive cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1), opened a new frontier in the treatment of inflammatory diseases, because the selective inhibition of COX-2 can lead to therapeutically effective compounds which do not have the common side effects of(More)
Antiviral quinolones are promising compounds in the search for new therapeutically effective agents for the treatment of AIDS. To rationalize the SAR for this new interesting class of anti-HIV derivatives, we performed a 3D-QSAR study on a library of 101 6-fluoro and 6-desfluoroquinolones, taken either from the literature or synthesized by us. The(More)
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