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Interconvertible geometric isomers of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase inhibitors exhibit multiple binding modes (2017)
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McConkey, G. A., Bedingfield, P. T., Burrell, D. R., Chambers, N. C., Cunningham, F., Prior, T. J., …Boa, A. N. (2017). Interconvertible geometric isomers of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase inhibitors exhibit multiple binding modes. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 27(16), 3878-3882. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2017.06.052

Two new tricyclic β-aminoacrylate derivatives (2e and 3e) have been found to be inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum dihydroorotate dehydrogenase (PfDHODH) with Ki 0.037 and 0.15 μM respectively. 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopic data show that these compo... Read More

Synthesis and reactions of α-fluoro-α-amino amides (2008)
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Bailey, P. D., Clayson, J., & Boa, A. N. (2009). Synthesis and reactions of α-fluoro-α-amino amides. Tetrahedron, 65(8), (1724-1736). doi:10.1016/j.tet.2008.11.061. ISSN 0040-4020

N-((S)-1-Phenylethyl)halofluoroethanamides have been investigated as precursors to N-protected α-fluoro-α-amino amides by nucleophilic displacement of halide with nitrogen nucleophiles such as potassium phthalimide, sodium succinimide, so... Read More

Thioglycosylated cationic porphyrins––convenient synthesis and photodynamic activity in vitro (2004)
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Ahmed, S., Davoust, E., Savoie, H., Boa, A. N., & Boyle, R. W. (2004). Thioglycosylated cationic porphyrins––convenient synthesis and photodynamic activity in vitro. Tetrahedron letters; the international organ for the rapid publication of preliminary communications in organic chemistry, 45(31), 6045-6047. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.06.021

A convenient and flexible synthesis of meso-tetraaryl porphyrins substituted with three thioglycosyl units, and also bearing one pyridyl substituent is reported. Quaternisation of the pyridine nitrogen with alkyl iodides gives access to a range of wa... Read More