Molecules 2010, 15(9), 6485-6492; doi:10.3390/molecules15096485

Synthesis and Antifungal Activity of Carabrone Derivatives

1 Research and Development Center of Biorational Pesticide, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A&F University, Yangling 712100, China 2 Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Design & Synthesis, College of Sciences, Northwest A&F University,Yangling 712100, China
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Received: 6 July 2010; in revised form: 11 August 2010 / Accepted: 23 August 2010 / Published: 16 September 2010
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Abstract: Nine derivatives 6-14 of carabrone (1) were synthesized and tested in vitro against Colletotrichum lagenarium Ell et Halst using the spore germination method. Among all of the derivatives, compounds 6-8 and 12 showed more potent antifungal activity than 1. Structure-activity relationships (SAR) demonstrated that the γ-lactone was necessary for the antifungal activity of 1, and the substituents on the C-4 position of 1 could significantly affect the antifungal activity.
Keywords: carabrone; structural modification; synthesis; antifungal activity

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Feng, J.-T.; Ma, Z.-Q.; Li, J.-H.; He, J.; Xu, H.; Zhang, X. Synthesis and Antifungal Activity of Carabrone Derivatives. Molecules 2010, 15, 6485-6492.

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Feng J-T, Ma Z-Q, Li J-H, He J, Xu H, Zhang X. Synthesis and Antifungal Activity of Carabrone Derivatives. Molecules. 2010; 15(9):6485-6492.

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Feng, Jun-Tao; Ma, Zhi-Qing; Li, Jiang-Hua; He, Jun; Xu, Hui; Zhang, Xing. 2010. "Synthesis and Antifungal Activity of Carabrone Derivatives." Molecules 15, no. 9: 6485-6492.

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