Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(3), 679-701; doi:10.3390/ph3030679
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2-Deoxystreptamine Conjugates by Truncation–Derivatization of Neomycin

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Received: 18 December 2009; in revised form: 8 March 2010 / Accepted: 10 March 2010 / Published: 15 March 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Antibiotics)
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Abstract: A small library of truncated neomycin-conjugates is prepared by consecutive removal of 2,6-diaminoglucose rings, oxidation-reductive amination of ribose, oxidation-conjugation of aminopyridine/aminoquinoline and finally dimerization. The dimeric conjugates were evaluated for antibacterial activity with a unique hemocyanin-based biosensor. Based on the outcome of these results, a second-generation set of monomeric conjugates was prepared and found to display significant antibacterial activity, in particular with respect to kanamycin-resistant E. coli.
Keywords: aminoglycosides; morpholine; aminopyridine; aminoquinoline; hemocyanin; biosensor; fluorescence
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Aslam, M.W.; Tabares, L.C.; Andreoni, A.; Canters, G.W.; Rutjes, F.P.; Van Delft, F.L. 2-Deoxystreptamine Conjugates by Truncation–Derivatization of Neomycin. Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3, 679-701.

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Aslam MW, Tabares LC, Andreoni A, Canters GW, Rutjes FP, Van Delft FL. 2-Deoxystreptamine Conjugates by Truncation–Derivatization of Neomycin. Pharmaceuticals. 2010; 3(3):679-701.

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Aslam, M. Waqar; Tabares, Leandro C.; Andreoni, Alessio; Canters, Gerard W.; Rutjes, Floris P.J.T.; Van Delft, Floris L. 2010. "2-Deoxystreptamine Conjugates by Truncation–Derivatization of Neomycin." Pharmaceuticals 3, no. 3: 679-701.

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