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Molecules 2009, 14(1), 19-35; doi:10.3390/molecules14010019
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Synthesis and Evaluation of Non-peptidic Cysteine Protease Inhibitors of P. falciparum Derived from Etacrynic Acid

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Received: 20 November 2008; in revised form: 12 December 2008 / Accepted: 19 December 2008 / Published: 23 December 2008
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Abstract: A series of etacrynic acid derivatives was synthesized and screened for their in vitro activity against Plasmodium falciparum, as well as their activity against recombinantly expressed falcipain-2 and -3. The two most active compounds of the series displayed IC50 values of 9.0 and 18.8 μM against Plasmodia.
Keywords: Malaria; Cysteine protease inhibitor; Etacrynic acid Malaria; Cysteine protease inhibitor; Etacrynic acid
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Dude, M.-A.; Kaeppler, U.; Herb, M.; Schiller, M.; Schulz, F.; Vedder, B.; Heppner, S.; Pradel, G.; Gut, J.; Rosenthal, P.J.; Schirmeister, T.; Leippe, M.; Gelhaus, C. Synthesis and Evaluation of Non-peptidic Cysteine Protease Inhibitors of P. falciparum Derived from Etacrynic Acid. Molecules 2009, 14, 19-35.

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Dude M-A, Kaeppler U, Herb M, Schiller M, Schulz F, Vedder B, Heppner S, Pradel G, Gut J, Rosenthal PJ, Schirmeister T, Leippe M, Gelhaus C. Synthesis and Evaluation of Non-peptidic Cysteine Protease Inhibitors of P. falciparum Derived from Etacrynic Acid. Molecules. 2009; 14(1):19-35.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Dude, Marie-Adrienne; Kaeppler, Ulrich; Herb, Monika; Schiller, Markus; Schulz, Franziska; Vedder, Birgit; Heppner, Saskia; Pradel, Gabriele; Gut, Jiri; Rosenthal, Philip J.; Schirmeister, Tanja; Leippe, Matthias; Gelhaus, Christoph. 2009. "Synthesis and Evaluation of Non-peptidic Cysteine Protease Inhibitors of P. falciparum Derived from Etacrynic Acid." Molecules 14, no. 1: 19-35.


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