QSAR studies of hydrazone uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation

D. A. Winkler, G. Holan, D. R J Smith, E. J. Middleton, N. K. Hart, K. Rihs, K. W. Smith

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Semiempirical molecular orbital calculations have been performed on a series of hydrazone uncouplers of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation which show insecticidal activity. Regression analysis yielded significant correlations between uncoupling activity, insecticidal potency and such physicochemical or theoretically-derived parameters as lipophilicity, pK(a) and atom charges.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-207
Number of pages17
JournalDrug design and delivery
Issue number2 SPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Winkler, D. A., Holan, G., Smith, D. R. J., Middleton, E. J., Hart, N. K., Rihs, K., & Smith, K. W. (1988). QSAR studies of hydrazone uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation. Drug design and delivery, 3(2 SPEC. ISS.), 191-207.