Chemical Papers

, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 281–287 | Cite as

Preparation and antiplatelet activity of glycidic acid derivatives

  • Josef JampílekEmail author
  • Eliška Brojerová
  • Martin Doležal
  • Jiří Kuneš
  • Daniel Jun
Original Paper


Arylalkanoic acid derivatives exhibit a variety of biological effects. In the current publication some of new glycidic acid derivatives were prepared via the Darzens condensation. The synthetic approach, analytical and spectroscopic data of all newly synthesized compounds are presented. The prepared compounds were evaluated as potential inhibitors of arachidonic acid-induced platelet aggregation and their activity was compared with that of acetylsalicylic acid as the standard. (±)-Ethyl 3-{4-[(4-methoxyphenyl)sulfanyl]phenyl}-3-methyl-cis-oxirane-2-carboxylate (IC50 = 0.07 mmol L−1) and (±)-3-{4-[(4-methoxyphenyl)sulfanyl]phenyl}-3-methyl-cis-oxirane-2-carboxylic acid (IC50 = 0.06 mmol L−1) showed the highest antiplatelet activity against arachidonic acid-induced platelet aggregation comparable with the standard. Structure-activity relationships between the chemical structure, lipophilicity, and the antiplatelet activity of the evaluated compounds are discussed.


glycidic acid derivatives Darzens condensation geometric isomerism in vitro antiplatelet activity lipophilicity structure-activity relationships 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Jampílek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eliška Brojerová
    • 2
  • Martin Doležal
    • 2
  • Jiří Kuneš
    • 2
  • Daniel Jun
    • 3
  1. 1.Zentiva, a.s.PragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec KrálovéCharles University in PragueHradec KrálovéCzech Republic
  3. 3.Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Military MedicineUniversity of DefenceHradec KrálovéCzech Republic

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