Biaryl sulfonamides as cisoid azosteres for photopharmacology

Piermichele Kobauri, Wiktor Szymanski*, Fangyuan Cao, Sebastian Thallmair, Siewert J. Marrink, Martin D. Witte, Frank J. Dekker*, Ben L. Feringa*

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Biaryl sulfonamides are excellent candidates for the azologization approach that yields photoswitchable drugs more active in their metastable cis state, compared to the stable trans state. Here we present the scope and limitations of this strategy for rational design in photopharmacology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4126-4129
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
Early online date18-Mar-2021
Publication statusPublished - 27-Apr-2021

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