Special Issue "Pyrazine Derivatives"
A special issue of Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2020.
Interests: metal-catalyzed reactions (cross-couplings, C-H activation, and carbonylations); nucleophilic aromatic substitution; heterocycles of N and/or S, antitumoral compounds
Pyrazine and its derivatives constitute an important class of heterocyclic compounds that are present in many natural products and can be synthesized chemically or biologically. They are important components of aroma fragrances and widely used as agrochemicals. Pyrazine-containing drugs are also extensively used for different therapeutic purposes. Besides that, pyrazine derivatives have applications as dyes, electroluminescent materials, organic semi-conductors, and as suitable ligands in coordination chemistry.
The pyrazine nucleus is present in many polycyclic compounds of biological significance such as quinoxalines and phenazines and bio-luminescent natural products such as pteridines and flavins. Condensed systems containing pyrazine and other heterocyclic scaffolds have given rise to compounds with several biological activities.
Researchers in the field are cordially invited to submit relevant manuscripts to the synthesis of pyrazine derivatives and their use in the construction of condensed systems for a Special Issue, ‘Pyrazine Derivatives’, within the journal Molecules. Moreover, contributions regarding their potential applications are also welcome.
Prof. Dr. Maria João Queiroz
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- Pyrazine derivatives
- Heterocyclic fused pyrazine derivatives
- Metal-catalyzed reactions
- Nucleophilic aromatic substitution
- Green methodologies
- Potential applications