N-Glycosylthioureido Aglyco-ristocetins without Platelet Aggregation Activity

Department of Pharmaceutial Chemistry, University of Debrecen.
The Journal of Antibiotics (Impact Factor: 2.04). 09/2007; 60(8):529-33. DOI: 10.1038/ja.2007.68
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ABSTRACT The water-soluble N-methoxy-PEG-yl-, N-beta-D-glucopyranosyl- and N-beta-D-maltosylthioureido aglyco-ristocetin were prepared which, in contrast to ristocetin A, did not induce thrombocyte aggregation. The antibacterial activity of N-beta-D-maltosylthioureido aglyco-ristocetin A against MRSA was comparable to that of ristocetin A, while its activity against Enterococcus faecalis (VRE, TSE) is somewhat stronger when compared to those of vancomycin and ristocetin A.

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