We report herein the synthesis of substituted 2-[4-(1,2-dimethyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-4-yl)phenyl]-1-arylethanols, ethyl 3-[4-(1,2-dimethyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-4-yl)-phenyl]-2-hydroxypropanoate and 2-[4-(1,2-dimethyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-4-yl)benzyl]-2-hydroxy-acenaphthylen-1(2H)-one from the reactions of… (More)
Metronidazole (MTR) is frequently used for the treatment of Blastocystis infections, but with variable effectiveness, and often with treatment failures as a possible result of drug resistance. We have developed two Blastocystis MTR-resistant (MTRR) subtype 4 WR1 lines (WR1-M4 and WR1-M5), with variable susceptibility to a panel of anti-protozoal agents… (More)
We present herein an extension of the TDAE strategy using original heterocyclic carbaldehyde as electrophiles. We also evaluate the influence of the presence of nitro group on the reactivity. The TDAE-initiated reactions of various halomethyl and gem-dihalomethyl derivatives with non-nitrated carbaldehyde 1 or 2 formed the expected products accompagnied by… (More)
We present herein the synthesis in good yields of two series of highly functionalized thiazolidinone derivatives from the reactions of various 4-phenyl-3-thio-semicarbazones with ethyl 2-bromoacetate and diethyl acetylenedicarboxylate, respectively.
A series of new quinazoline derivatives bearing a vinylic chloride group on the 2-position was prepared by using a consecutive S(RN)1 / E(RC)1 radical strategy.
We report here a novel and easy-to-handle reductive dehalogenation of 9-bromofluorene in the presence of arylaldehydes and dicarbonyl derivatives to give the corresponding fluorenyl alcohol derivatives and Darzens epoxides as by-products in tetrakis(dimethylamino)ethylene (TDAE) reaction conditions. The reaction is believed to proceed via two successive… (More)
Thiosulfonate derivatives based on quinones were synthesized for studying "structure-activity relationship" compounds with an acylated and a free amino-group. Anti-platelet activity of the synthesized compounds was determined and the influence of substituents on the activity of the derivatives was assessed.
A convenient microwave irradiation protocol was utilized for the synthesis of b-ketosulfones 1-5 in good yields. These sulfones reacted with alkenes through a radical oxidative cyclization mediated by Mn(OAc)3. Dihydrofurans 6-10 were obtained in moderate to good yields starting from 1,1-disubstituted alkenes. Dihydrofurans 11-15 were synthesized in… (More)
We report herein an original and rapid synthesis of 2,3-diaryl N-tosylaziridines by TDAE strategy starting from ortho- or para-nitro(dichloromethyl)benzene derivatives and N-tosylimines. A mixture of cis/trans isomers was isolated from 1-(dichloromethyl)-4-nitrobenzene, whereas only trans-aziridines were obtained from ortho-nitro derivatives.