Medicinal Chemistry Research

, Volume 22, Issue 11, pp 5267–5273 | Cite as

Synthesis and fungicidal evaluation of some new anilinopyrimidine derivatives

  • Mohamed A. Waly
  • Eman T. Bader-Eldien
  • Mohamed E. Aboudobarah
  • El-Shahat T. Aboumosalam
Original Research


New series of anilinopyrimidine and pyrimido[4,5-c]azepine derivatives were synthesized to evaluate their in vitro antifungal activities. N-acetyl anilinopyrimidine derivative 7 showed similar fungicidal activity against Aspergillus niger compared to the reference fungicidal pyrimethanil 2. In addition, it exhibits shorter bursting time (2.5 μg/ml in 9 h) than fungicidal drug 2 (2.5 μg/ml in 12 h). The brominated pyrimidine derivative 5 displayed higher fungicidal activity than those of the cyano derivative 6 and the 6-bromoalkyl analogs 4. The fused pyrimido[4,5-c]azepine derivative 10 showed lower activity toward A. niger. A new application for the pyridinium bromochromate as a selective brominating agent on the pyrimidine ring rather on the side chain methyl group was studied.


Pyrimethanil Pyridinium bromochromate (PBC) Intramolecular cyclization Aspergillus niger Antifungal activity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed A. Waly
    • 1
  • Eman T. Bader-Eldien
    • 1
  • Mohamed E. Aboudobarah
    • 2
  • El-Shahat T. Aboumosalam
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceDamietta UniversityDamiettaEgypt
  2. 2.Botany Department, Faculty of ScienceDamietta UniversityDamiettaEgypt

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