Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase, β-Amyloid Aggregation, and NMDA Receptors in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Promising Direction for the Multi-target-Directed Ligands Gold Rush
Alzheimer?s disease (AD) is a multifactorial syndrome with several target proteins contributing to its etiology. To confront AD, an innovative strategy is to design single chemical entities able to simultaneously modulate more than one target. Here, we present compounds that inhibit acetylcholinesterase and NMDA receptor activity. Furthermore, these compounds inhibit AChE-induced A? aggregation and display antioxidant properties, emerging as lead candidates for treating AD.