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Recent Patents on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery
ISSN (Print): 1574-891X
ISSN (Online): 2212-4071
VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 1
DOI: 10.2174/157489106775244073









Anti-Infective Quinone Derivatives of Recent Patents

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Author(s): Junko Koyama
Pages 113-125 (13)
Abstract:
Quinones are important naturally occurring pigments widely distributed in nature and are well known to demonstrate various physiological activities as antimicrobial and anticancer compounds. This review will focus on the preparation, therapeutic application, and administration of several benzoquinones, naphthoquinones, and anthraquinones having anti-infective, e.g. antiviral and antibacterial activities, in recent patents.
Keywords:
Benzoquinone, naphthoquinone, anthraquinone, anti-infective, antiviral activity, antibacterial activity, antimalarial activity, patent
Affiliation:
Faculty of PharmaceuticalSciences, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-8558, Japan;