Synthesis and antimycobacterial activity of some β-carboline alkaloids

Sabira Begum*, Syed Imran Hassan, Bina S. Siddiqui

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In view of the attributed medicinal properties of β-carboline alkaloids, some new O-acyl derivatives of β-carboline alkaloid - harmol, were prepared and tested for possible antimycobacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-347
Number of pages7
JournalNatural Product Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Antimycobacterial activity
  • Harmol
  • O-acylharmol
  • β-carboline alkaloids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Science
  • Organic Chemistry


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