• Arup Naskar Jadavpur University
  • Tanushree Singha Jadavpur University
  • Tanmoy Guria Jadavpur University
  • Jagadish Singh Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya
  • Ashok Kumar B ASIA Metropolitan University
  • Tapan Kumar Maity Jadavpur University


1, 3, 4-Thiadiazole, Anticancer activity, Tumor cell count, Tumor weight inhibition


Objective: N-benzylidene-5-phenyl-1, 3, 4-thiadiazol-2-amine derivatives: Synthesis and anticancer activity.

Methods: In the present study five new derivatives of N-benzylidene-5-phenyl-1, 3, 4-thiadiazol-2-amine (Schiff bases containing 1, 3, 4-thiadiazole) were synthesized according to the literature methods and were characterized by FT-IR, 1H NMR spectroscopy and C, H, N analysis. Anticancer activity was evaluated in Male Swiss albino mice using Ehrlich's Ascites carcinoma cells. Compounds were administered at a dose of 25 mg/kg, body weight intraperitoneally.

Results: The compounds were found to reduce tumor volume, viable cell count and increase the tumor weight (%) inhibition, ascites cells (%) inhibition, non-viable cell count and increase in life span (%ILS). All the compounds exhibited significant (P< 0.01) anticancer activity compared to control and the compound 2d & 4d was found to be most potent.

Conclusion: It is concluded that synthesized Schiff bases of 2-amino-5-aryl-1, 3, 4-thiadiazoles derivatives are biologically active and developed into useful anticancer agents.



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Naskar, A., T. Singha, T. Guria, J. Singh, A. K. B, and T. K. Maity. “SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF ANTICANCER ACTIVITY OF SOME NEW SCHIFF BASES OF 1, 3, 4-THIADIAZOLE DERIVATIVES”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 7, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 397-02,



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