IMIDAZOLE-A NEW PROFILE OF VARIOUS PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES
*Anupam, Supriya Maity, Shamim Ahmad, Sudha Singh and Gopalji Baranwal
Imidazole, a five member heterocyclic compound involved in research aimed to evaluate new products that possess
interesting biological activities. These compounds reported for their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and
antifungal activities. Successful introduction of a imidazole nucleus is a common feature in the chemical structure
of several COX-2 inhibitors. These derivatives are also known to possess antitubercular, anti-inflammatory,
antitumor, anti-HIV, antiparkinsonian, antidiabetic and vasopressin via antagonist activities. The present review
article focuses on the pharmacological profile of Imidazole with their potential activities.
Keywords: Imidazole, Five member heterocyclic ring, Pharmacological activities.
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