Imidazole, its derivatives & their importance: a review

Sachin S. Kale., Ramesh R. Pawar and Atul S.Kale

Heterocyclic compounds play an important role in various areas, of these Imidazole is one of the versatile compound used in pharmaceuticals. It is planner 5-memebered ring containing two nitrogen atoms. Molecular formula is C3H4N2 and having amphoteric in nature. It is used for preparing various types of drugs. Imidazole is a building unit of many drugs. Imidazole and its derivatives acts as antifungal, anti-microbial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-tubercular, anticancer, anticoagulants, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-diabetic, anti-malerial activity etc.

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