6-Benzofuryl-, styryl, benzyl, and furfurylpurines as well as 6-[1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidenemethyl]purines have been synthesized and their activities against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) determined. Several compounds displayed profound antimycobacterial activity in combination with low toxicity towards mammalian cells. NMR and X-ray crystallography were employed to determine the detailed structures and the results were supported by quantum chemical calculations. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Brændvang, M., Bakken, V., & Gundersen, L. L. (2009). Synthesis, structure, and antimycobacterial activity of 6-[1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidenemethyl]purines and analogs. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 17(18), 6512–6516. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2009.08.012