Chemical Properties and Reaction Mechanisms of Nitroimidazoles

  • A. Breccia
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 42)


The chemical and physico-chemical properties of nitroimidazoles can be considered in terms of two principal aspects:
  1. i)

    properties that can be correlated with the molecular structure, these are useful in guiding the synthesis, separation and identification of new derivatives;

  2. ii)

    properties that influence their pharmacological behaviour.



Hypoxic Cell Pulse Radiolysis Polarographic Reduction Hypoxic Cell Sensitizer Hypoxic Cell Radiosensitizers 
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  • A. Breccia
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly

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