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Abbas Shafiee

Stereoselective synthesis and in vitro antifungal evaluation of (E)- and (Z)-imidazolylchromanone oxime ethers.

Authors: Emami S , Falahati M , Banifatemi A , Moshiri K , Shafiee A ,
Archiv der Pharmazie , Vol., No. 0365-6233 (Print) , 20020903 ,Page:0
A series of (E)- and (Z)-2, 3-dihydro-3-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one oxime ethers have been synthesized and tested for antifungal activity. Most compounds showed moderate to potent in vitro antifungal activity. Among the tested compounds, compound (E)-3d was the most active agent against Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger, and compounds (Z)-(3a) and (E)-3a were the most potent compounds against Microsporum gypseum. Detailed stereoselective synthesis, spectroscopic, and biological data are reported.