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Current applications and future potential for bioinorganic chemistry in the development of anticancer drugs

By Sabine H. van Rijt and P. J. Sadler


This review illustrates notable recent progress in the field of medicinal bioinorganic chemistry as many new approaches to the design of innovative metal-based anticancer drugs are emerging. Current research addressing the problems associated with platinum drugs has focused on other metal-based therapeutics that have different modes of action and on prodrug and targeting strategies in an effort to diminish the side-effects of cisplatin chemotherapy

Topics: RC0254
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:3367

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