The Open Bioactive Compounds Journal


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Hydrazonoyl Halides: Their Versatile Biological Activities

Ahmad S.Shawalia, *, Nevien A.Samyb
a Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Cairo, Giza, Egypt;
b Department of Dermatology, National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, University of Cairo, Giza, Egypt


The various biological activities namely anthelmintic, antiarthropodal, antiviral, antimicrobial, herbicidal, antisarcoptic, acaricidal, insecticidal and miticidal activities exhibited by the hydrazonoyl halides are surveyed. Also, the uses of such halides as pesticides, weed controlling and antihypertensive agents as well as lipoxygenase and cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors are presented. Furthermore, their contact dermatitis and phytotoxicity effects are pointed out in addition to their metabolic fate.

Keywords : Hydrazonoyl halides, biological activities, metabolism.

Article Information

Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2009
Volume: 2
First Page: 8
Last Page: 16
Publisher Id: TOBCJ-2-8
DOI: 10.2174/1874847300902010008

Article History:

Received Date: 21/10/2008
Revision Received Date: 10/11/2008
Acceptance Date: 2/12/2008
Electronic publication date: 29/1/2009
Collection year: 2009

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