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Molecules 2002, 7(4), 382-385; doi:10.3390/70400382

Synthesis of New Active Sulfones in the 5-Nitroimidazole Series

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Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, UMR-CNRS 6517, Faculté de Pharmacie, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cx 5, France
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Received: 29 March 2002 / Revised: 30 April 2002 / Accepted: 30 April 2002 / Published: 30 April 2002
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We describe here the preparation of new 5-nitroimidazoles which are known to have an efficacy against metronidazole-susceptible and -resistant Giarda, Trichomonas, and Entamoeba spp. The multi-step synthesis uses electron transfer methodology.
Keywords: Nitroimidazoles; sulfones; electron transfer Nitroimidazoles; sulfones; electron transfer
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Benakli, K.; Terme, T.; Vanelle, P. Synthesis of New Active Sulfones in the 5-Nitroimidazole Series. Molecules 2002, 7, 382-385.

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