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Review of Mercaptoimidazoles as Anti-infective Agents

Lokesh Yadav, Lata Khani Bisht, D Visagaperumal, Vineeth Chandy


2-Mercaptoimidazole or imidazol-2-thione is five-membered heterocyclic ring having two nitrogen, same as imidazole and sulphur group attached to it at 2nd position. Imidazol-2-thione and its derivatives shows the biological activities such as antibacterial, fungicidal, antioxidant, antitumor, and antitubercular. In this review we have collected information about the 2-Mercaptoimidazole nucleus and its antimicrobial activity for further research and development.


2-mercaptoimidazole, Antibacterial, Fungicidal, Antioxidant, Antitumor, and antitubercular.

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