Quinazoline pharmacophore in therapeutic medicine


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  • Damilola Victoria Aderohunmu Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, CST, Canaanland, Km 10 Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3563-2919
  • Ejike Nzube Umeokoro Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, CST, Canaanland, Km 10 Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State
  • Ayodele Ojo Olomieja Department of Chemistry, Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, Ogun State http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5281-8141




Antidiabetic, Antimicrobial, Heterocyclic compound, Kinase inhibitor, Quinazoline scaffold


This present study comprehensively expatiates the functionalized utilization of quinazoline scaffolds in drug development and furnishes latest updates in pharmacological appositeness of its derivatives in order to reveal novel pathways for therapeutic targets. It traverses numerous biological potentials of quinazoline in the contemporary time to allow researchers unhindered access to the beneficial role of quinazoline in fighting infectious diseases for future drug discovery. This work provides broad overview of medicinal survey of quinazoline chemistry valuable in the discovery of more efficient clinical trials and to summarize the most promising molecular targets for drug design.  


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Olayinka Oyewale Ajani, Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, CST, Canaanland, Km 10 Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State

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How to Cite

Ajani, O. O., D. V. Aderohunmu, E. N. Umeokoro, and A. O. Olomieja. “Quinazoline Pharmacophore in Therapeutic Medicine”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 11, no. 3, Aug. 2016, pp. 716-33, doi:10.3329/bjp.v11i3.25731.



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