Schiff Bases and their Metal Complexes as Anti-Cancer Agents: A Review

Author(s): Divya Utreja, Vibha, Sarbjit Singh, Manpreet Kaur.

Journal Name: Current Bioactive Compounds

Volume 11 , Issue 4 , 2015

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Abstract:

In the recent few years, the organic compounds containing Schiff bases as integral part of their structures have gained much attention because of unique biological properties exhibited by such compounds. Among different types of pharmacologically active Schiff bases, the anti-cancer agents are one of the hottest topics of research worldwide. In this review, we highlight the recent advances in Schiff bases based compounds displaying anticancer activities from 2000 to present.

Keywords: Anti-cancer agents, anti-cancer chemotherapeutics, metal complexes, schiff bases, schiff bases containing anti-cancer drugs.

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VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2015
Page: [215 - 230]
Pages: 16
DOI: 10.2174/1573407212666151214221219
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