A.V. Abirami*, J. Amutha Iswarya Devi, N. Venkateshan, V. Rajamanickam
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Pharmacy, Anand Nagar, Krishnan koil-626126, Srivilliputtur (Via) Tamil Nadu , India.
A B S T R A C T
Oxadiazole are the heterocyclic compounds containing nitrogen and oxygen that act as an important pharmacophore for the development of various new drug with potent pharmacological activity. The oxadiazole containing compounds exhibit diverse biological actions such as virucidal, CNS depressant, genotoxic, anticonvulsant, insecticidal, antitubercular, anti-HIV, herbicidal, diuretic, sedative and hypnotic properties. In this article the pharmacological activities of various oxadiazole containing compounds are described.
Keywords: Oxadiazole, pharmacological activity, heterocyclic compounds.