Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 2018. 23(6):J Res Med Sci 2018, 23:53 (6 June 2018).

Cyclic imide derivatives: As promising scaffold for the synthesis of antimicrobial agents
Farshid Hassanzadeh, Elham Jafari


Cyclic imides as building blocks in the synthesis of natural products, drugs and polymers display a diverse of pharmacological activities such as antibacterial, antifungal, anticonvulsant, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory effects. This review summarizes recent findings on antimicrobial activities of cyclic imide derivatives and emphasis on the importance of cyclic imides for drug design and development of new antimicrobial compounds.


Antibacterial agents, antifungal agents, imides

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