Synthesis and Evaluation of Triazolyl Dihydropyrimidines as Potential Anticancer Agents
- Rajanna Ajumeera
- Ganapathi Thipparapu
- Shireesha Boyapati
- Bharath Singh Padya
- Vijayalaxmi Venkatesan
Novel N – triazolyl 3(a-f) and O-triazolyl (4a-f) derivatives of 4, 6-diaryl-1, 4-dihydropyrimidines were synthesized through mannich reaction. All compounds were characterized by physical and spectral data. These compounds were screened for in vitro efficiency in human breast cancer cell (MCF-7&MDA-MB-231) lines and found to have very good anti-proliferative activity. Among all compounds of 4b, 3e, 4e endowed with lesser respective IC50 values of 31.94, 55.73, 55.03 µM in MCF-7 cells and 41.50, 35.28, 32.06 µM in MDA-MB 231 cells by MTT assay. In further studies, Compounds 4b, 3e, 4e were found to arrest cell growth at S phase in MCF-7 cells. In MDA-MB 231 cells, 4b, 4e were found to arrest the cells in S phase, and compound 3e found to arrest G2/M phase when compared to the standard drug tamoxifen, arrested S phase in MCF-7 cells and G0/G1 phase in MDA-MB 231 cells.
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