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Issue No. :  4

Year :  2011

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Mecaptooxadiazole a Lead Molecule in the Medicinal Chemistry: A Review

Address:   Nachiket S. Dighe1*, Ravindra B. Saudagar2, Ramesh S. Kalkotwar3 and D. A. Jain4
1Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Loni, MS, India-413736.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, R.G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Nashik, M.S. India.
3Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, S.N.D. College of Pharmacy, Yeola, Dist-Nashik, MS, India.
4Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
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Mercaptooxadiazole is a five membered heterocyclic system consists of two nitrogen and one oxygen atoms along with acidic thiol group. As it increases the acidity of the titled compounds. It can be easily synthesized from hydazides using potassium hydroxide in presence of carbon disulphide. Mercaptooxadiazoles posses wide spectrum of biological activities like antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antihypertensive, analgesic, and hypoglycemic properties. The present review is an attempt made to reveal the therapeutic and synthetic profiles of the mercaptooxadiazole ring.
Mercaptooxadiazole, Synthesis, Biological evaluation.
Nachiket S. Dighe, Ravindra B. Saudagar, Ramesh S. Kalkotwar, D. A. Jain. Mecaptooxadiazole a Lead Molecule in the Medicinal Chemistry: A Review. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 1(4): Oct.-Dec. 2011; Page 93-96.
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