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Molecules 2017, 22(11), 1881; doi:10.3390/molecules22111881

Peroxides with Anthelmintic, Antiprotozoal, Fungicidal and Antiviral Bioactivity: Properties, Synthesis and Reactions

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N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 47 Leninsky Prospekt, 119991 Moscow, Russia
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Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology and Biomedical Products, D. I. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, 9 Miusskaya Square, 125047 Moscow, Russia
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All-Russian Research Institute for Phytopathology, B. Vyazyomy, 143050 Moscow, Russia
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Received: 9 October 2017 / Accepted: 30 October 2017 / Published: 2 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Artemisinin: Against Malaria, Cancer and Viruses)

Abstract

The biological activity of organic peroxides is usually associated with the antimalarial properties of artemisinin and its derivatives. However, the analysis of published data indicates that organic peroxides exhibit a variety of biological activity, which is still being given insufficient attention. In the present review, we deal with natural, semi-synthetic and synthetic peroxides exhibiting anthelmintic, antiprotozoal, fungicidal, antiviral and other activities that have not been described in detail earlier. The review is mainly concerned with the development of methods for the synthesis of biologically active natural peroxides, as well as its isolation from natural sources and the modification of natural peroxides. In addition, much attention is paid to the substantially cheaper biologically active synthetic peroxides. The present review summarizes 217 publications mainly from 2000 onwards. View Full-Text
Keywords: peroxides; anthelmintic; antiprotozoal; fungicidal; antiviral peroxides; anthelmintic; antiprotozoal; fungicidal; antiviral
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Vil’, V.A.; Yaremenko, I.A.; Ilovaisky, A.I.; Terent’ev, A.O. Peroxides with Anthelmintic, Antiprotozoal, Fungicidal and Antiviral Bioactivity: Properties, Synthesis and Reactions. Molecules 2017, 22, 1881.

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