• K. S. Manjunatha Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Post Graduate Centre, Kadur 577548, Chikmagalur Dt. Karnataka, India
  • N. D. Satyanarayan Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Post Graduate Centre, Kadur 577548, Chikmagalur Dt. Karnataka, India
  • S. Harishkumar Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Post Graduate Centre, Kadur 577548, Chikmagalur Dt. Karnataka, India



Antimicrobial, ADMET, Phenylpropanamide, Nil, Indole and Nitro methane


Objective: Synthesis, in silico absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, toxicity (ADMET) and in vitro antimicrobial screening of (E)-N-(2-(1H-indol-3-ylamino) vinyl)-3-(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-3-phenylpropanamide derivatives.

Methods: (E)-N-(2-(1H-indol-3-ylamino) vinyl)-3-(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-3 phenylpropane-amide derivatives were synthesized by combining indole ethanolamine and substituted Meldrum's adduct. The synthesized compounds were subjected to in vitro antimicrobial study by cup plate method and in silico ADMET properties using ACD/I-Lab 2.0.

Results: The in vitro antimicrobial screening against precarious pathogenic microorganisms viz, Pseudomonas aureginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae, and the antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger, Penicillin chrysogenum and Cladosporium oxysporum strains. The results revealed that compounds 5b, 5c, 5d and 5e showed good antimicrobial property and obeyed the in silico pharmacokinetic parameters.

Conclusion: The encouraging results exhibited by the compounds (E)-N-(2-(1H-indol-3-ylamino) vinyl)-3-(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-3-phenyl propanamide derivatives, 5(a-e) can be explored as possible hits in antimicrobial therapy. The molecules obey the Lipinski rule of five when tested in silico and can be used in understanding the quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) parameters.


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How to Cite

Manjunatha, K. S., N. D. Satyanarayan, and S. Harishkumar. “ANTIMICROBIAL AND IN SILICO ADMET SCREENING OF NOVEL (E)-N-(2-(1H-INDOL-3-YL-AMINO) VINYL)-3-(1-METHYL-1H-INDOL-3-YL)-3-PHENYLPROPANAMIDE DERIVATIVES”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 8, no. 10, Oct. 2016, pp. 251-6, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2016v8i10.13957.



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