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Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of new heterocyclic compounds containing thieno[3,2-c]coumarin and pyrazolo[4,3-c]coumarin frameworks


Reaction of 4-chlorocoumarin-3-carbonitrile with ethyl thioglycolate and ethyl glycinate hydrochloride leads to a series of title products. Hydrazinolysis of amino thienocoumarin carboxylate afforded the hydrazino derivative which underwent various reactions to build new heterocyclic rings containing thienocoumarin moiety. Chloro acetylation of aminoester compound afforded the chloro acetyl amino which underwent nucleophilic substitution reactions with various amines. The following treatment with formaldehyde under Mannich conditions afforded the corresponding imidazo derivatives. Reaction of chloroacetylamino with potassium thiocyanate yielded ethylpyrimidothieno coumarin sulfanylacetate which was used as a versatile precursor for synthesis of other heterocycles. On the other hand, reaction of chloro coumarin carbonitrile with hydrazine gave the aminopyrazolocoumaine which reacted with bifunctionally compounds to give the substituted pyrimido derivatives. Diazotization and coupling of aminopyrazole with ethylcyanoacetate yielded ethylaminotriazinopyrazolocoumarine carboxylate. Several of the compounds obtained demonstrated considerable antifungal and antibacterial activity in the in vitro test systems.

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El-Dean, A.M.K., Zaki, R.M., Geies, A.A. et al. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of new heterocyclic compounds containing thieno[3,2-c]coumarin and pyrazolo[4,3-c]coumarin frameworks. Russ J Bioorg Chem 39, 553–564 (2013).

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  • thienocoumarine
  • pyrazolocoumarine
  • pyrimidothienocoumarine
  • imidazo thienocoumarine
  • synthesis
  • anti-microbial activity