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Synthesis and characterization of several carbamoyl- and methylcarbamoyl-substituted EMPO derivatives.

Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, A-1210 Vienna, Austria.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry (Impact Factor: 2.82). 09/2009; 17(21):7572-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2009.09.006
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ABSTRACT The spin trapping behavior of four novel carbamoyl-substituted EMPO derivatives, namely 5-carbamoyl-3,5-dimethyl-pyrroline N-oxide (CADMPO), 3,5-dimethyl-5-methylcarbamoyl-pyrroline N-oxide (DMMCAPO), 5-carbamoyl-3-ethyl-5-methyl-pyrroline N-oxide (CAEMPO), and 3-ethyl-5-methyl-5-methylcarbamoyl-pyrroline N-oxide (EMMCAPO), towards different oxygen- and carbon-centered radicals is described, the half lives of the respective superoxide adducts ranging from about 10 to 20 min. The most characteristic adducts were, however, formed from methyl, hydroxymethyl, hydroxyethyl, and carbon dioxide anion radicals.

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