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Azithromycin (AZI) is a macrolide antibiotic with an expanded spectrum of activity that is commercially available as a dihydrate. This study was carried out to characterize hydrates of azithromycin. A commercial dihydrate sample was used to prepare monohydrate from water/ethanol (1:1) mixture. Hydrates were characterized using DSC, TGA, KFT, XRD, HSM, SEM(More)
The hybrid pathway for heme biosynthesis in the malarial parasite proposes the involvement of parasite genome-coded enzymes of the pathway localized in different compartments such as apicoplast, mitochondria, and cytosol. However, knowledge on the functionality and localization of many of these enzymes is not available. In this study, we demonstrate that(More)
The 3D-QSAR studies of some indole derivatives as phosphodiesterase (PDE) type IV inhibitors was performed by Comparative Molecular Field Analysis (CoMFA) and Comparative Molecular Similarity Indices Analysis (CoMSIA) methods to determine the factors required for the activity of these compounds. The global minimum energy conformer of the template molecule,(More)
Three-dimensional quantitative structure-activity relationship (3D-QSAR) models were developed for 100 anilinoquinazolines, inhibiting epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) kinase. The studies included molecular field analysis (MFA) and receptor surface analysis (RSA). The cross-validated r2 (r2cv) values are 0.81 and 0.79 for MFA and RSA, respectively.(More)
Cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase IV (PDE IV) inhibitors find utility in asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) therapy. A series of 29 thieno[3,2-d]pyrimidines with affinity for PDE IV was subjected to three dimensional quantitative structure activity relationship (3D-QSAR) studies using comparative molecular field analysis (CoMFA) and(More)
A series of 1,5-diarylpyrazoles having a substituted benzenesulfonamide moiety as pharmacophore was synthesized and evaluated for cyclooxygenase (COX-1/COX-2) inhibitory activities. Through SAR and molecular modeling, it was found that fluorine substitution on the benzenesulfonamide moiety along with an electron-donating group at the 4-position of the(More)
Comparative molecular field analysis and comparative molecular similarity indices analysis were performed on 114 analogues of 1,2-diarylimidazole to optimize their cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective antiinflammatory activities. These studies produced models with high correlation coefficients and good predictive abilities. Docking studies were also carried(More)
A comparative molecular field analysis (CoMFA) of phthalazine class of phosphodiesterase IV (PDE IV) inhibitors has been performed to correlate their chemical structures with their observed biological activity. A statistically valid model with good correlative and predictive power is reported. The leave one out cross-validation study gave cross-validation(More)
Three dimensional quantitative structure-activity relationship (3D-QSAR) studies were carried out on deoxythymidine monophosphate (dTMP) derivatives inhibiting thymidine monophosphate kinase (TMPK) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular field analysis (MFA) models with three different alignment techniques, namely, least squares, pharmacophore based and(More)
A comparative molecular similarity indices analysis (CoMSIA) of a set of 29 imidazolyl and N-pyrrolyl heptenoates have been performed to find out the structural requirements for 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase (HMGR) inhibitory activity. The HMG like side chain, a common moiety of statins, was used to align the molecules. The results guide to(More)