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Structure−Activity Relationship for Antineoplastic Imidazoacridinones: Synthesis and Antileukemic Activity in Vivo

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Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biochemistry, Technical University of Gdansk, 80952 Gdansk, Poland, and Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Camerino, 62032 Camerino, Italy
Cite this: J. Med. Chem. 1996, 39, 5, 1028–1032
Publication Date (Web):March 1, 1996
Copyright © 1996 American Chemical Society

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    Synthesis of several new 5-amino-substituted derivatives of 5-amino-6H-imidazo[4,5,1-de]acridin-6-one bearing in the benzene ring OH, OCH3, CH3, tert-butyl, or OCH2O groups is described. 8-OH-Substituted compounds or double-substituted 7-OH-10-OCH3 compounds demonstrated potent in vivo activity against murine P388 leukemia. The highest activity was exhibited by 5-[[2-[[2-(diethylamino)ethyl]amino]ethyl]amino]-8-hydroxy-6H-imidazo[4,5,1-de]acridin-6-one (4c).

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     Technical University of Gdansk.


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     University of Camerino.

     Abstract published in Advance ACS Abstracts, January 15, 1996.

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