Rajshekhar V. Karpoormath

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Tuberculosis remains a major global public health problem. Given the need for extensive analysis of antitubercular drugs, the development of sensitive, reliable and facile analytical methods to determine these compounds becomes necessary. Electrochemical techniques have inherent advantages over other well-established analytical methods, this review aiming(More)
Natural products serve as a key source for the design, discovery and development of potentially novel drug like candidates for life threatening diseases. Curcumin is one such medicinally important molecule reported for an array of biological activities. However, it has major drawbacks of very poor bioavailability and solubility. Alternatively, structural(More)
A series of 2-sulfonamido/trifluoromethyl-6-(4'-substituted aryl/heteroaryl)imidazo[2,1-b]-1,3,4-thiadiazole derivatives (II) have been synthesized by reaction of 2-amino-5-sulfonamido/trifluoromethyl-1,3,4-thiadiazoles and an appropriate alpha-haloaryl/heteroaryl ketones. Further 5-bromo (III), 5-thiocyanato (IV), 5-gaunylhydrazone (V) derivatives were(More)
A novel series of 5-[2-(2,6-dichlorophenylamino)benzyl]-3-(substituted)-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-thione (4a-k) derivatives have been synthesized by the Mannich reaction of 5-[2-(2,6-dichlorophenylamino)benzyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-thione (3) with an appropriately substituted primary/secondary amines, in the presence of formaldehyde and absolute ethanol.(More)
Isatin as an alkaloidal framework have consistently attracted attention of medicinal chemist towards development of wide range of novel therapeutic agents. This review report has discussed significant isatin lead molecules and their derivatives which have shown promising biological potential in recent times. The substituted isatins showing a potent(More)
Throughout our evolution, the importance of natural products for medicine and health has been increasing and it continues to be a key source of novel anticancer drugs, leads and new chemical entities. Among natural products, tricyclic heteroaromatic alkaloids such as carbazoles are an important class of natural and semi-synthetic organic compounds. In the(More)
In an attempt to find a new class of antimicrobial agents, a series of novel azetidin-2-ones 3a-e and thiazolidin-4-ones 4a-e of 2-amino-5-cyclopropyl-1,3,4-thiadiazole were synthesized. The synthesized compounds were confirmed by melting point, IR, (1) H NMR, (13) C NMR, and mass spectroscopy. The β-lactam derivative (3e) was found to be the most potent(More)
There is an ever-increasing need for the development of new drugs with safe and improved profile for the treatment of cancer. From time immemorial, nature has been considered as an abundant source of medicinal compounds having therapeutic properties. An enormous chemical diversity is present in thousands and millions of species of microorganisms, marine(More)
In this research work, a series of eighteen novel coumarinyl substituted thiazolidin-2,4-dione analogs (4a-4r) have been designed by molecular hybridization approach, synthesized and their structures were established on the basis of FTIR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR and elemental (CHN) analysis. These title compounds were screened for their cytotoxicity using MTT assay(More)
Series of styryl hydrazine thiazole hybrids inspired from dehydrozingerone (DZG) scaffold were designed and synthesized by molecular hybridization approach. In vitro antimycobacterial activity of synthesized compounds was evaluated against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv strain. Among the series, compound 6o exhibited significant activity (MIC = 1.5 μM;(More)