Author(s): Sandip N. Badeliya, Pankaj P. Kapupara, Ankit B. Chaudhary

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00237   

Address: Sandip N. Badeliya1*, Pankaj P. Kapupara2, Ankit B. Chaudhary3
1Research Scholar, Faculty of Pharmacy, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, R K University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
3Departmet of QA and Chemistry, Saraswati Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dhanap, Di. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2022

NADP-dependent enzyme Glutamate dehydrogenase is responsible for the maintenance of reduced state in plasmodia. Chloroquine and Mefloquine inhibit glutamate dehydrogenase enzyme and also glutathione reductase like antioxidative enzyme and thioredoxin, inducing oxidative stress. Plasmodia can't survive in the highly oxidized medium. From a detailed study on the SAR of quinolines, a series of compounds were designed and developed using molecular docking, In silico analysis was done using SWISSADME online tool, and bioactivity prediction was performed using Molinspiration online tool. Among the all designed compounds, in the benzotriazole series, compound code 1(d) (-103.22kcal/mol), 1(e) (-102.05kcal/mol), and 1(b) (-100.78 kcal/mol) show good binding affinity. Whereas, in the benzimidazole series, compound code 2(f) (-104.98 kcal/mol), 2(b) (-104.86kcal/mol) and 2(g) (-104.08kcal/mol) shows good binding affinity. The performed research reveals that benzimidazole derivatives offer an advantage over benzotriazole moiety for binding affinity with the enzyme Plasmodium Falciparum glutamate dehydrogenase.

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Sandip N. Badeliya, Pankaj P. Kapupara, Ankit B. Chaudhary. In silico Analysis of Novel Azetidinone substituted benzotriazole and benzimidazole derivatives as Plasmodium falciparum Glutamate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1431-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00237

Sandip N. Badeliya, Pankaj P. Kapupara, Ankit B. Chaudhary. In silico Analysis of Novel Azetidinone substituted benzotriazole and benzimidazole derivatives as Plasmodium falciparum Glutamate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(4):1431-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00237   Available on:

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