Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(4), 6790-6804; doi:10.3390/ijms14046790
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Synthesis of 1-isopropyl-3-acyl-5-methyl-benzimidazolone Derivatives and Their Antimicrobial Activity

Received: 22 January 2013; in revised form: 6 March 2013 / Accepted: 8 March 2013 / Published: 26 March 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Bioactives and Nutraceuticals)
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Abstract: A series of N-acylated analogues of 1-isopropyl-3-acyl-5-methyl-benzimidazolone were synthesized. Bioassay results indicated that analogues 5-07 and 5-19 exhibited the most potency against Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Analogues 5-02, 5-07, 5-12, 5-15, 5-19, 5-20 and 5-25 could effectively inhibit the spore germination of Botrytis cinerea. The relationship between structure and their antimicrobial activity (SAR) has also been discussed according to aliphatic acids and aromatic acids derivatives, respectively. This implied that the N-acylated derivatives of 5-methyl-benzimidazolone might be potential antimicrobial agents.
Keywords: 5-methyl-benzimidazolone; N-acylated derivatives; antimicrobial activity
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Xu, N.; Yang, C.; Gan, X.; Wei, S.; Ji, Z. Synthesis of 1-isopropyl-3-acyl-5-methyl-benzimidazolone Derivatives and Their Antimicrobial Activity. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 6790-6804.

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Xu N, Yang C, Gan X, Wei S, Ji Z. Synthesis of 1-isopropyl-3-acyl-5-methyl-benzimidazolone Derivatives and Their Antimicrobial Activity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013; 14(4):6790-6804.

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Xu, Nan; Yang, Chunnan; Gan, Xinqi; Wei, Shaopeng; Ji, Zhiqin. 2013. "Synthesis of 1-isopropyl-3-acyl-5-methyl-benzimidazolone Derivatives and Their Antimicrobial Activity." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, no. 4: 6790-6804.

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