QSAR and docking studies of 3, 5-dimethylpyrazole as potent inhibitors of Phosphodiesterase-4

  • Hiba Hashim Mahgoub Mohamed Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2288, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Amna Bint Wahab Elrashid Mohammed Hussien College ofAnimal Production Science and Technology, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2288, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Ahmed Elsadig Mohammed Saeed Department of Chemistry, Ibn Sina University, 10995, Khartoum, Sudan

Abstract

A quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) study was performed to develop a model on a series of 3, 5-dimethylpyrazole containing furan moiety derivatives which exhibited considerable inhibitory activity against PDE4B. The obtained model has correlation coefficient (r) of 0.934, squared correlation coefficient (r2) of 0.872, and leave-one-out (LOO) cross-validation coefficient (Q2) value of 0.733. The predictive power of the developed model was confirmed by the external validation which has (r2) value of 0.812. These parameters confirm the stability and robustness of the model to predict the activity of a new designed set of 3,5-dimethyl-pyrazole derivatives (I-XV), results indicated that the compound III, V, XIII, and XV showed the strongest inhibition activity (IC50 = 0.2813, 0.5814, 0.6929, 0.6125μM, respectively) against PDE4B compared to the reference rolipram with (IC50=1.9μM). Molecular docking was performed on a new designed compound with PDE4B protein (3o0j). Docking results showed that compounds (X and IX) have high docking affinity of -36.2037 and -33.2888 kcal/mol respectively.


Keywords: QSAR, molecular docking, pyrazole derivatives, PDE4 inhibitors, anti-inflammatory.

Keywords: QSAR, molecular docking, pyrazole derivatives, PDE4 inhibitors, anti-inflammatory

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Author Biographies

Hiba Hashim Mahgoub Mohamed, Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2288, Khartoum, Sudan

Department of Chemistry, Ibn Sina University, 10995, Khartoum, Sudan

Amna Bint Wahab Elrashid Mohammed Hussien, College ofAnimal Production Science and Technology, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2288, Khartoum, Sudan

College ofAnimal Production Science and Technology, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2288, Khartoum, Sudan

Ahmed Elsadig Mohammed Saeed, Department of Chemistry, Ibn Sina University, 10995, Khartoum, Sudan

Department of Chemistry, Ibn Sina University, 10995, Khartoum, Sudan

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Mahgoub Mohamed H, Mohammed Hussien ABW, Mohammed Saeed A. QSAR and docking studies of 3, 5-dimethylpyrazole as potent inhibitors of Phosphodiesterase-4. JDDT [Internet]. 15Feb.2021 [cited 4Mar.2021];11(1-s):86-3. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4718