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Aromatic hydrazides of the general formula NH2NHCO(CH2)nC6H4R were covalently bound by bovine serum amine oxidase (BSAO), giving rise to optical and CD absorptions at 350-400 nm. Benzohydrazides (n = 0) reacted slowly, in the ratio of one per dimeric protein molecule, like semicarbazide. Phenylacetohydrazides (n = 1) and phenylpropionic hydrazides (n = 2)(More)
Multidrug resistance (MDR) has been studied extensively because it is one of major problems in cancer chemotherapy. The MDR phenotype is often due to overexpression of P-glycoprotein (P-gp), that acting as an energy-dependent drug efflux pump exports various anticancer drugs out of cells. The major goal of our investigation is to establish whether bovine(More)
Several arylthioindoles had excellent activity as inhibitors both of tubulin polymerization and of the growth of MCF-7 human breast carcinoma cells. Methyl 3-[(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)thio]-5-methoxy-1H-indole-2-carboxylate (21), the most potent derivative, showed IC(50) = 2.0 microM, 1.6 times more active than colchicine and about as active as(More)
Cinnamoly compounds 1a-c and 2a-d were designed, synthesized, and in vitro tested as p300 inhibitors. At different degrees, all tested compounds were proven to inactivate p300, particularly, derivative 2c was the most active inhibitor, also showing high specificity for p300 as compared to other histone acetyltransferases. Most notably, 2c showed(More)
Various cinnammoyl-based structures were synthesized and tested in enzyme assays as inhibitors of the HIV-1 integrase (IN). The majority of compounds were designed as geometrically or conformationally constrained analogues of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) and were characterized by a syn disposition of the carbonyl group with respect to the vinylic(More)
The virally encoded integrase protein is an essential enzyme in the life cycle of the HIV-1 virus and represents an attractive and validated target in the development of therapeutics against HIV infection. Drugs that selectively inhibit this enzyme, when used in combination with inhibitors of reverse transcriptase and protease, are believed to be highly(More)
This paper describes the design and synthesis of compounds belonging to a novel class of substituted pyrrolooctahydroisoquinolines which are potent and selective delta opioid agonists. Molecular modeling studies performed on known, selective delta ligands such as (+)-3 and the potent delta agonists SNC 80 led to the identification of the carboxamido moiety(More)
The synthesis and the evaluation of cytotoxicity and anti-HIV-1 activity of new aryl pyrrolyl (8) and aryl indolyl (9) sulfones are reported. Preparation of above sulfones was achieved by reacting arylsulfonyl chlorides with substituted pyrroles and indoles or by condensing sulfonamides with 2,5-dimethoxytetrahydrofuran in glacial acetic acid according to(More)
A number of aroylpyrroleacrylic acid derivatives were synthesized by standard procedures and evaluated for cytotoxicity in Vero cells and for capacity to inhibit the multiplication of viruses, bacteria, and fungi. While none of the test compounds showed any activity against bacteria and fungi, most of them inhibited the replication of some DNA viruses at(More)