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Second-generation pterocarpanquinones: synthesis and antileishmanial activity.

Faiões VDS, da Frota LCRM, Cunha-Junior EF, Barcellos JCF, Da Silva T, Netto CD, Da-Silva SAG, da Silva AJM, Costa PRR, Torres-Santos EC.

J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis. 2018 Nov 29;24:35. doi: 10.1186/s40409-018-0174-7. eCollection 2018.


In Vitro and In Vivo Studies of the Trypanocidal Effect of Novel Quinolines.

Nefertiti ASG, Batista MM, Da Silva PB, Batista DGJ, Da Silva CF, Peres RB, Torres-Santos EC, Cunha-Junior EF, Holt E, Boykin DW, Brun R, Wenzler T, Soeiro MNC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jan 25;62(2). pii: e01936-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01936-17. Print 2018 Feb.


Leishmaniasis treatment: update of possibilities for drug repurposing.

Andrade-Neto VV, Cunha-Junior EF, Dos Santos Faioes V, Pereira TM, Silva RL, Leon LL, Torres-Santos EC.

Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2018 Jan 1;23:967-996. Review.


Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Pyrrolidine Alkaloid from Leaves of Piper amalago L.

Carrara VS, Filho LC, Garcia VAS, Faiões VS, Cunha-Júnior EF, Torres-Santos EC, Cortez DAG.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:7401748. doi: 10.1155/2017/7401748. Epub 2017 May 2.


Phenotypic evaluation and in silico ADMET properties of novel arylimidamides in acute mouse models of Trypanosoma cruzi infection.

da Silva CF, Batista DDGJ, de Araújo JS, Cunha-Junior EF, Stephens CE, Banerjee M, Farahat AA, Akay S, Fisher MK, Boykin DW, Soeiro MNC.

Drug Des Devel Ther. 2017 Apr 3;11:1095-1105. doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S120618. eCollection 2017.


Cyclobenzaprine Raises ROS Levels in Leishmania infantum and Reduces Parasite Burden in Infected Mice.

Cunha-Júnior EF, Andrade-Neto VV, Lima ML, da Costa-Silva TA, Galisteo Junior AJ, Abengózar MA, Barbas C, Rivas L, Almeida-Amaral EE, Tempone AG, Torres-Santos EC.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 3;11(1):e0005281. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005281. eCollection 2017 Jan.


Antileishmanial Activity of Ezetimibe: Inhibition of Sterol Biosynthesis, In Vitro Synergy with Azoles, and Efficacy in Experimental Cutaneous Leishmaniasis.

Andrade-Neto VV, Cunha-Júnior EF, Canto-Cavalheiro MM, Atella GC, Fernandes TA, Costa PR, Torres-Santos EC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Oct 21;60(11):6844-6852. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01545-16. Print 2016 Nov.


Preclinical Studies Evaluating Subacute Toxicity and Therapeutic Efficacy of LQB-118 in Experimental Visceral Leishmaniasis.

Cunha-Júnior EF, Martins TM, Canto-Cavalheiro MM, Marques PR, Portari EA, Coelho MG, Netto CD, Costa PR, Sabino KC, Torres-Santos EC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 May 23;60(6):3794-801. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01787-15. Print 2016 Jun.


Oral effectiveness of PMIC4, a novel hydroxyethylpiperazine analogue, in Leishmania amazonensis.

Vasconcelos MF, Cunha-Júnior EF, Andrade-Neto VV, Siqueira LM, d'Avila-Levy CM, Moreth M, Cunico W, Souza MV, Gomes CR, Torres-Santos EC.

Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2014 Nov 8;4(3):210-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2014.10.005. eCollection 2014 Dec.


Pterocarpanquinone LQB-118 induces apoptosis in Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and controls lesions in infected hamsters.

Costa L, Pinheiro RO, Dutra PM, Santos RF, Cunha-Júnior EF, Torres-Santos EC, da Silva AJ, Costa PR, Da-Silva SA.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 23;9(10):e109672. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109672. eCollection 2014.


The new pyrazolyltetrazole derivative MSN20 is effective via oral delivery against cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Faiões Vdos S, Dos Santos MS, Bernardino AM, Cunha-Júnior EF, Canto Cavalheiro MM, Torres-Santos EC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Oct;58(10):6290-3. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02874-14. Epub 2014 Aug 4.


LQB-118, an orally active pterocarpanquinone, induces selective oxidative stress and apoptosis in Leishmania amazonensis.

Ribeiro GA, Cunha-Júnior EF, Pinheiro RO, da-Silva SA, Canto-Cavalheiro MM, da Silva AJ, Costa PR, Netto CD, Melo RC, Almeida-Amaral EE, Torres-Santos EC.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013 Apr;68(4):789-99. doi: 10.1093/jac/dks498. Epub 2013 Jan 3.


Pterocarpanquinones, aza-pterocarpanquinone and derivatives: synthesis, antineoplasic activity on human malignant cell lines and antileishmanial activity on Leishmania amazonensis.

Buarque CD, Militão GC, Lima DJ, Costa-Lotufo LV, Pessoa C, de Moraes MO, Cunha-Junior EF, Torres-Santos EC, Netto CD, Costa PR.

Bioorg Med Chem. 2011 Nov 15;19(22):6885-91. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2011.09.025. Epub 2011 Sep 21.


The pharmacological inhibition of sterol biosynthesis in Leishmania is counteracted by enhancement of LDL endocytosis.

Andrade-Neto VV, Cicco NN, Cunha-Junior EF, Canto-Cavalheiro MM, Atella GC, Torres-Santos EC.

Acta Trop. 2011 Aug;119(2-3):194-8. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2011.05.001. Epub 2011 May 13.


Effectiveness of the local or oral delivery of the novel naphthopterocarpanquinone LQB-118 against cutaneous leishmaniasis.

da Cunha-Júnior EF, Pacienza-Lima W, Ribeiro GA, Netto CD, do Canto-Cavalheiro MM, da Silva AJ, Costa PR, Rossi-Bergmann B, Torres-Santos EC.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Jul;66(7):1555-9. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkr158. Epub 2011 Apr 29.


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