As part of a study into antimycobacterial compounds a set of phenolic N1-benzylidene-pyridinecarboxamidrazones was prepared and evaluated. This report describes the unexpected discovery of a potent compound with a pronounced selectivity for Gram-positive bacteria over Gram-negative micro-organisms. In addition, this compound is active against various drug-resistant Gram-positive bacteria. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Feb 2006|