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synthesis and study of thymine analogues.

Robert Christopher Bleackley

synthesis and study of thymine analogues.

by Robert Christopher Bleackley

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph. D.) - Univ. of Birmingham, Dept of Chemistry.

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Open LibraryOL19763272M

A recent breakthrough in "tagging DNA synthesis" is the thymidine analogue 5-ethynyl-2'-deoxyuridine (EdU). The alkyne group in EdU is readily detected using a fluorescent azide probe and copper catalysis using 'Huisgen's reaction' (1,3-dipolar cycloaddition or 'click chemistry'). Thymine could also be a goal for actions of 5-fu in cancer treatment. 5-fu can be a metabolic analog of Thymine (in DNA synthesis) or Uracil (in RNA synthesis). Replacement of this analog inhibits DNA synthesis in actively dividing cells. Tautaumerization. Thymine may go through tautaumerization, interchanging from the keto to the enol.

II. De-novo synthesis of Pyrimidines (Uracil, Thymine & Cytosine) Biosynthesis of pyrimidines is simple than that of purines. Unlike purine synthesis, pyrimidines are synthesized as bases and latter it is added to ribose sugar, i.e., the ring is completed before being it is linked to ribosephosphate. Thymidine analog nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as zidovudine (AZT) and stavudine (d4T) suppress the replication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and are now used in the treatment of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) [1, 2].Although AZT was the first anti-HIV drug to be approved worldwide, it was originally designed as an antitumor agent due to its.

ized study shows that TAMs accumulate at similar rates during treat-ment with ZDV or d4T, but the specific pattern of mutations may differ somewhat in patients treated with these thymidine analogues. Key Words: zidovudine, stavudine, drug resistance, thymidine ana-logues (J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr ;–) N. Fig. 1. Use of 5-ethynyl-2′-deoxyuridine (EdU) to label DNA in cells. (A) Structure of 5-ethynyl-2′-deoxyuridine, a thymidine analogue that carries a terminal alkyne group instead of a methyl in the 5 position of the pyrimidine ring.(B) Schematic of the click reaction for detecting EdU incorporated into cellular terminal alkyne group, exposed in the major groove of the DNA helix.


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Synthesis and study of thymine analogues by Robert Christopher Bleackley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Starting from this point, we designed, synthesized and evaluated a number of thymidine analogues as antimalarials.

Both 5′-urea-α- and β-thymidine derivatives were moderate inhibitors of PfTMPK and furthermore showed moderate inhibition of parasite by:   The synthesis of α-thymidine was based on literature methods.

24,25 The key step was epimerization of the base. Several methods are reported for epimerization of β-thymidine including the use of TMSOTf reported by Sato 25 and use of acetic anhydride/sulphuric acid as reported by Ward. 24 Initially the method by Sato was by: The synthesis of thymidine analogues with a N-cyanoimido substituent in the 3′- or 5′-position is described.

Synthesis of Thymidine Analogues with a Cyanoimido Substituent: Nucleosides and Nucleotides: No Cited by: 6. The synthetically challenging SN2 transition state mimic for thymidine phosphorylase, along with its phosphonate analogue, were synthesised via a modified Corey–Link reaction in good overall.

Here, the synthesis, photophysical characterization, and application of a new size‐expanded thymine nucleoside, diox T, is described. diox T has desirable qualities as a T surrogate, including excellent quantum yield () and high environmental sensitivity.

When incorporated into single‐ and double‐stranded DNA, diox T showed excellent photophysical characteristics including a Cited by: 1. Thymidine analogues are powerful tools when studying DNA synthesis including DNA replication, repair and recombination.

However, these analogues have been reported to have severe effects on cell-cycle progression and growth, the very processes being investigated in most of these studies.

Analogues of the pyrimidine deoxynucleoside thymidine may be inserted into replicating DNA, effectively tagging dividing cells allowing their characterisation. Synthesis and in vitro anticancer activity of new gemcitabine-nucleoside analogue dimers containing methyltriazole or ester-methyltriazole linker.

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Synthesis, a series of books developed by the Science History Institute, seeks to shed light on the history of chemistry, broadly construed, and its diverse roles in society.

Contributors include top scholars in the history of science and a number of past recipients of Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry fellowships. The series is published by the University of Chicago. A number of 2′- and 3′-modified thymidine 5′-O-monophosphate analogues were synthesized as potential leads for new anti-mycobacterial tion of their affinity for Mycobacterium tuberculosis thymidine monophosphate kinase showed that a 2′-halogeno substituent and a 3′-azido function are the most favorable leads for further development of potent inhibitors of this enzyme.

Identification of thymine in the isotopically labelled organic residues. Mass spectra of thymine observed in the a 15 N- and b D-substituted samples at.

First, by inhibition of TS, FdUrd potentially stimulates the proliferation and activates the checkpoint signaling pathways in metastatic melanoma cells, which in the second step are susceptible to the subsequent targeting of the counterbalancing salvage thymidine synthesis pathway by a radiolabeled thymidine analog.

1-Phenyl-1,2,3-triazole scaffolds on the 5-position of pyrimidine nucleosides have previously shown to enhance nuclease stability and increase the duplex thermal stability (T m) by engaging in duplex stacking this study, we have introduced two new derivatives of this scaffold in DNA: DNA and DNA: RNA duplexes in order to explore the thermal effects of (1) using a 1,5-triazole.

However, a preliminary study of the stability of a ACTTGCTTTTGACACAA duplex containing up to 3 modified thymidine or adenosine analogues 4 revealed a destabilization of base pairing as the melting temperatures were lowered by to 12 for each analogue incorporated into a strand.

Keywords:Nucleoside analogues, N3-substituted thymidine, thymidine kinase, TK1, ATP. Abstract: N3-Substitued thymidine analogues that carry a carboranylalkyl moiety at the N3-position with various spacer lengths have been reported to be good substrates for thymidine kinase (TK1). As part of our continuing effort towards the development of new.

Among the 2′,3′-unsaturated, 2′,3′-dideoxy derivatives of pyrimidine deoxyribonucleosides, the 2′,3′-unsaturated analogue of thymidine (17, D4T) and 2′-deoxycytidine (18, D4C) and the 3′-deoxy analogue of 2′-deoxycytidine (24, DDC) produced significant antiviral activity with EC50 values of, and μM, respectively.

We report here the first synthesis of the 2′-methylseleno-thymidine derivative and the corresponding phosphoramidite, its incorporation into DNAs and RNAs by solid-phase synthesis, and the UV melting and X-ray crystal structure studies of the Se-derivatized DNAs and RNAs.

Replicating cells undergo DNA synthesis in the highly regulated, S-phase of the cell cycle. Analogues of the pyrimidine deoxynucleoside thymidine may be inserted into replicating DNA, effectively tagging dividing cells allowing their characterisation. Tritiated thymidine, targeted using autoradiography was technically demanding and superseded by 5-bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) and related halogenated analogues Cited by: Thymidine Analogues and Their Utility The past few decades have seen major inroads in our understanding of the molecular mechanisms mediating DNA synthesis [ 1, 2 ].

Concurrently, techniques developed by chemists are increasingly utilised in biological applications, including novel methods to study cell proliferation [ 1, 2 ].

Cited by: Abstract. Tritiated thymidine ([3 H]dT) and its analogs bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU), iododeoxyuridine (IdU), chlorodeoxyuridine (CldU), and ethynyl deoxyuridine (EdU) are used extensively to study neuronal time of origin and pattern ofwe discuss the advantages and pitfalls of identifying dividing cells with these markers and emphasize that they simply indicate DNA synthesis.

I have a basic analogue mono synth Vermona lancet, a VA MicroKorg, and also a Prophet 12 module. Would be keen to know if there are any good books to help me with subtractive and waveform synthesis, i use sites that i can find, but generally find them to be a bit scatty/incomplete.

A synthetic route to thymine derivatives of (2S,3R)- and (2S,3S)hydroxyvaline has been developed starting from commercially available L-aspartic acid. Key Words: PNA, Hydroxyvaline analogues, α -Amino acids.

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