Chemical Papers

, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 229–235 | Cite as

Facile synthesis of 3-substituted quinazoline-2,4-dione and 2,3-di-substituted quinazolinone derivatives

  • Mahmoud FaroukEmail author
  • Salman A. Alrokayan
  • Ahamad Imran
  • Khalid M. Abu-Salah
  • Mohamed Ghazzali
  • Khalid A. Al-Farhan
  • Salem El-Gohary
  • Mamdouh Adly
Original Paper


3-Substituted quinazoline-2,4(1H,3H)-dione and 2,3-di-substituted quinazolineone derivatives attract considerable interest due to their pharmacological properties. In this paper, we report the synthesis of N-substituted-3-nitrophthalimide derivatives II–III, the reactions of phthalimide III with amines, hydrazines, and amino acid derivatives to synthesise a small library of 3-substituted-5-nitroquinazoline-2,4(1H,3H)-diones IV–XIV and 2,3-di-substituted-6-nitro-quinazolineones XVIII–XIX.


3-nitrophthalic acid anhydride N-hydroxy-3-nitrophthalimide N-sulphonyloxy-3-nitrophthalimide 3-substitued quinazoline-2,4(1H,3H)-diones 2,3-disubstituted quinazolinones 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mahmoud Farouk
    • 1
    Email author
  • Salman A. Alrokayan
    • 2
  • Ahamad Imran
    • 2
  • Khalid M. Abu-Salah
    • 3
  • Mohamed Ghazzali
    • 4
  • Khalid A. Al-Farhan
    • 4
  • Salem El-Gohary
    • 5
  • Mamdouh Adly
    • 5
  1. 1.College of Sciences & Humanity studiesSalman Bin Abdalaziz UniversityAlkharjSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology ResearchKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Research Chair of Targeting and Treatment of Cancer Using Nanoparticles, King Abdullah Institute for NanotechnologyKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  4. 4.Chemistry Department, College of ScienceKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  5. 5.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceSouth Valley UniversityQenaEgypt

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