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Imidazole-Based Drug Discovery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323854795

Imidazole-Based Drug Discovery

1st Edition

Author: Shikha Agarwal
Paperback ISBN: 9780323854795
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2021
Page Count: 370
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Table of Contents

  1. Imidazole and its Derivatives: Introduction and Synthetic Aspects
    2. Biological Profile of Imidazole based Compounds as Anti-Cancer Agents
    3. Recent Advancements on Imidazole containing Heterocycles as Anti-Tubercular Agents
    4. Imidazole Derivatives: Impact and Prospects in Anti-Viral Drug Discovery
    5. Imidazole Heterocycles: Therapeutically Potent Lead Compounds as Anti-Microbials
    6. Imidazole containing Heterocycles as Antioxidants
    7. Miscellaneous Biological Activity Profile of Imidazole Based Compounds: An Aspirational Goal for Medicinal Chemistry
    8. Imidazole Based Drugs and Drug Discovery: Present and Future Perspectives


Imidazole-Based Drug Discovery covers all categories of imidazole and its derivatives, synthesis, pharmacological applications, and drug-based studies. Imidazole scaffolds act as a channel between organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry and compel researchers to explore new drug candidates. This book provides detailed coverage of several greener synthetic protocols and pharmacological applications of imidazole derivatives that are useful to researchers working on designing more promising clinical lead compounds with this scaffold. This book includes information on the past decades of research on the synthesis and biological applications of imidazole derivatives. It is an ideal resource for researchers in organic chemistry both in academic and industrial settings, as well as postgraduates in chemistry and medicinal chemistry.

Key Features

  • Reviews the most current developments and future perspectives of imidazole on different disease therapies to achieve the ultimate goal of disease eradication
  • Discusses the role of Imidazole in contemporary science, technological innovation, drug development, as well as critical challenges, and future research directions
  • Covers emerging trends on different eco-benign pathways to synthesize imidazole derivatives for the development of simpler synthetic protocols


Researchers in organic chemistry both in academic and industrial settings, postgraduates in chemistry and medicinal chemistry. Researchers in pharmaceutical industries, chemical and pesticide industries


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About the Author

Shikha Agarwal

Dr. Shikha Agarwal is Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, M. L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur since 2012. She received Gold medal in M.Sc. Chemistry in 2006 from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. She was a recipient of JRF and SRF from CSIR, New Delhi and qualified GATE-2006 with 98 percentile. She was awarded Ph.D. degree from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 2011. She has published many research articles in various national and international journals. Her research interests are in synthetic organic chemistry, green chemistry, catalysis, combinatorial and medicinal chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India