[Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel 2H-1, 4-benzodiazepine-2-ones as inhibitors of HIV-1 transcription].
(English Abstract;Journal Article)
HIV-1 trans-activator of transcription (Tat) plays a critical role in HIV-1 transcription. Based on the beta-turn motif present in HIV-1 Tat, a series of novel benzodiazepine analogs were designed as beta-turn mimetics and prepared from p-chloro-nitrobenzene/2-phenylacetonitrile, p-toluidine/benzoyl chloride, or (Z)-7-nitro-5-phenyl-1H-benzo[e][1, 4]diazepin-2(3H)-one (nitrazepam) through different synthetic routes. Preliminary biological evaluation indicated that compound 30 exhibited inhibitory activity on HIV-1 tat-mediated LTR transcription with EC50 of 25.0 micromol x L(-1) and showed no obvious cytotoxic effects on TZM-BI cells under the concentration of 100 micromol x L(-1).
Tang, Y-B; Zhang, C-M; Fang, C; Hu, C; Huang, L; Chen, C-H; Xiao, Z-Y
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