New sulfonamide hybrids: synthesis, in vitro antimicrobial activity and docking study of some novel sulfonamide derivatives bearing carbamate/acyl-thiourea scaffolds


  • Modather F Hussein



In this study, the novel hybrids sulfonamide carbamates were synthesized by treatment of N-substituted 4-isothiocyanatophenyl sulfonamides with ethyl carbamate in dry 1,4-dioxane at reflux temperature in the presence of triethylamine. Also, treatment of Phenylacetylisothiocyanate with sulfanilamide in refluxing acetonitrile afforded the corresponding hybrid sulfonamide acylthiourea derivatives. The anti-microbial activities of the synthesized compounds were evaluated. Ethyl ({4-[(5-methyl-1,2-oxazol-3-yl)sulfamoyl)-phenyl]carbamothioyl)- carbamate and 2-Phenyl-N-((4-(N-thiazol-2-yl)sulfamoyl)-phenyl)carbamothioyl)-acetamide exhibited the best activity against tested bacteria. Molecular docking studies for the final compounds were performed using the Open Eye docking suite. Moreover, Ligand efficiency (LE) and lipophilic ligand efficiency (LLE) parameters for Ethyl ({4-[(5-methyl-1,2-oxazol-3-yl)sulfamoyl)phenyl]carbamothioyl)-carbamate and 2-Phenyl-N-((4-(N-thiazol-2- yl)sulfamoyl)phenyl)carb-amothioyl)acetamide were evaluated. Quantum chemical calculations based on density functional theory (DFT) have been performed.


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