Indian Journal of Chemistry


Sect. B: Organic Chemistry including Medicinal Chemistry;

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VOL. 51B


November 2012










Synthesis, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of some indole analogues containing naphthyridine and pyrimidonaphthyridine systems

Key intermediates 4-amino-5-(2-methoxynaphthalen-6-yl)-7-aryl-2-(5-substituted-2-phenyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-1,8-naphthyridin-5-carbonitriles 4a-i when subjected to annulations using reagents such as formic acid, carbon disulfide and formamide afforded title compounds 5a-i, 6a-i and 7a-i, respectively. These compounds have been screened for their antimicrobial and antioxidant activities.










Saundane Anand R* & Prabhaker Walmik


Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Chemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 585 106, India















Virtually specific UV-molecular probe for nitrite sensing

A novel UV molecular probe based on enhancement in absorbance at 385 nm resulting in superior precision and selectivity has been developed. The UV molecular probe demonstrates its practical application in real-time monitoring.





Santhakumar Dhanya, Vineetha V P Nair, Thazhathuparambil E Milja, Kala Ramakrishnan & Talasila P Rao*


Chemical Sciences and Technology Division (CSTD), CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Trivandrum 695 019, India














A facile synthesis of 3,5,7-trisubstituted-4H-[1,2]dia­ze­pines by microwave irradiation


A novel approach for the synthesis of 3,5,7-trisubstituted-4H-[1,2]diazepine 5a-p from α,β-unsaturated 1,5-diketone 4 by the condensation of substituted acetophenones 1 with 1,3-dicarbonyl compound 3 in the presence of sodium tertiary butoxide has been described.




Rudolf Manton Manih & Bekington Myrboh*


Department of Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University, Mawlai Campus, Shillong 793 022, India









An expeditious microwave-assisted synthesis of mercapto benzazoles, quinazolinone and oxadiazoles


A simple, convenient and high yielding synthetic method for the preparation of various mercapto derivatives of benzimidazoles 2a-e, benzoxazole 2f, benzothiazole 2g, quinazolinone 2h, 5-substituted-1,3,4-oxadiazoles 4a-f by the treatment of a series of O, S and N heteroatoms containing bifunctional molecules with potassium isopropyldithiocarbonate under microwave irradiation technique is described





N D Mahesh Kumar* & P K Dubey


Department of Chemistry, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering,

Kukatpally, Hyderabad 500 085, India















Microwave enhanced Claisen-Schmidt condensation: A green route to chalcones


Chalcones have been synthesized under microwave irradiation by Claisen-Schmidt condensation between 4-piperidino­acetophenone and appropriately substituted benzeldehydes using NaOH-Al2O3 under solvent free conditions. All the compounds have been screened for antimicrobial activity by the cup-plate method.





Jayant P Singh, Mangalshree Dulawat, Neetu Jaitawat, Sumer S Chundawat, Anju Devpura & Shiv S Dulawat*


Department of Chemistry, B N P G College, M L Sukhadiya University, Udaipur 313 001, India









Facile thermal rearrangement of Lorazepam and Oxazepam


Lorazepam 1, a very well known anti-convulsant undergoes facile thermal rearrangement at about 110°C to 6-chloro-4-(o-chloro­phenyl)-2-quinazolinecarboxaldehyde 10 in almost quantitative yield. Oxazepam 2 which is structurally similar, requires higher temperature for the similar rearrangement to give 6-chloro-4-phenyl-2-quinazolinecarboxaldehyde 11.













Maravanahalli S Siddegowda,  Hemmige S Yathirajan & Ramesha A Ramakrishna*


Research and Development Division, R L Fine Chem, No. 15, KHB Industrial Area, Yelahanka New Town,
Bangalore 560 106, India









Development of HPLC method for simultaneous estimation of ambroxol, guaifenesin and salbutamol in single dose form


A simple, accurate and precise High Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC) method has been developed for simultaneous determination of ambroxol, guaifenesin and salbutamol in single dosage form. The method has been validated as per the guidelines of ICH and FDA.




Nidhi Dubey*, Sandeep Sahu & G N Singh


Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Sector 23, Rajnagar, Ghaziabad 201 002, India















Synthesis and antimicrobial activity studies of certain pyrimidinyl oxadiazolo azetidinones


Synthesis of certain novel pyrimidinyl oxadiazolo azetidinones have been accomplished by the cyclization of corresponding Schiff bases and their antimicrobial significance is evaluated.





Sonia George*, R Sabitha, V Govindhammal & T K Ravi


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of

Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore 641 044, India









Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial screening of some novel chalcones and their derivatives


Synthesis of some novel 2-(4-(allyloxy)-3-methoxyphenyl)-4H-chromen-4-ones 5a-f and 2-(4-(allyloxy)-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-chloro-4H-chromen-4-ones 6a-f by oxidative cyclisation of (E)-3-(4-allyloxy)-3-methoxyphenyl)-1-(2-hydroxyphenyl)prop-2-en-1-ones using DMSO/I2 and DMSO/CuCl2 at reflux condition has been carried out. The synthesized compounds have been evaluated for their antibacterial and antifungal activities.





Asha V Chate, Ratnadeep S Joshi, Priyanka G Mandhane & Charansingh H Gill*


Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad 431 004, India












Design, synthesis, biological evaluation of thiazolyl Schiff base derivatives as novel  anti-infla­m­matory agents


A series of new 4-(4-substitutedphenyl)-N-(4-substituted­benzyl­idene)-thiazol-2-amine derivatives 5a-l has been synthesized and evaluated for their anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities.





P P Bhosale* R S Chavan & A V Bhosale


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Poona District Education Association’s,

Seth Govind Raghunath Sable College of Pharmacy, Saswad, Pune 412 301, India






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