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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 555–557 | Cite as

Synthesis of Ursolic Acid Conjugates Containing a Furoxan Moiety

  • S. A. PopovEmail author
  • L. M. Kornaukhova
  • A. V. Shpatov
  • I. A. Grigor’ev
Article

Recently, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) combined with NO donors (NO-NSAIDs) are attracting attention and are considered promising anti-cancer chemotherapy agents [1]. Compared with ordinary NSAIDs, NO-NSAIDs have low toxicity and fewer side effects, in particular, damage to the gastrointestinal tract and kidneys [2]. The use of NO donors in hybrids with NSAIDs can lead to synergism and increased anti-inflammatory activity [3]. Derivatives of 1,2,5-oxadiazole-2-oxide (furoxan) can be used as the NO donor. The synthesis of the conjugate of diclofenac and a furoxan derivative that exhibited high anti-inflammatory activity was reported [4]. Furoxan derivatives have been reported to have also antithrombotic [5], vasodilating [6], and bactericidal [7] activities.

According to the literature, slightly toxic ursolic acid (UA) and several of its derivatives also had noticeable antiinflammatory activity [8]. Ursane-type compounds are being actively studied as potential...

Keywords

CDCl3 CH2Cl2 Succinic Acid Diester Ursolic Acid 
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Acknowledgment

The work was performed under the auspices of Project No. 12 of collaborative basic research between the Belarus NAS and the SB RAS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Popov
    • 1
    Email author
  • L. M. Kornaukhova
    • 1
  • A. V. Shpatov
    • 1
  • I. A. Grigor’ev
    • 1
  1. 1.Novosibirsk Institute of Organic ChemistryNovosibirskRussia

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