Cytotoxic activities of 6-arylamino-7-halo-5,8-quinolinediones against human tumor cell lines

Chung Kyu Ryu, Hye Young Kang, Yu Jin Yi, Chong Ock Lee

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6-Arylamino-7-halo-5,8-quinolinediones (4a-4k, 5a-5b) were tested for in vitro cytotoxicity against human solid tumor cell lines such as A 549 (non-small cell lung), SK-OV-3 (ovarian), SK-MEL-2 (melanoma), HCT-15 (colon) and XF 498 (CNS) by SRB assay. The arylamino-7-chloro-5,8-quinolinediones 4 were also evaluated for cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK2 and CDK4) inhibitory effect. Among them, the 5,8-quinolinediones 4a and 5a with 7-(4-fluorophenyl)amino group were found to be potent cytotoxic against HCT 15, SKOV-3 and XF 498, and the compounds 4f and 4i showed inhibitory activities for the CDK4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-45
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of pharmacal research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Feb

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors wish to acknowledge the financial support of the MOST through National R&D Program (97-N6-01-01-A-18 ) for Women's Universities. We thank Dr. Chang Yong Hong (Biotech Research Institute, LG Research Park, Taejon 305-380, Korea) for the testing of CDKs inhibitory activities.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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