Recent Patents on Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery

Khurshid Zaman  
Bentham Science Publishers
USA

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Recent Patents Therapeutic Agents for Cancer

Author(s): Xun Li, Wenfang Xu.

Abstract:

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases with a complex pathogenesis, which threats human life greatly. Multidisciplinary scientific investigations are making best efforts to combat this disease and put to the identification of novel anticancer agents. Patent anticancer agents registered in China are therefore increasing dramatically during the past ten years, which will be reviewed briefly in this article.

I. platinum complexes

II. anthracycline analogs (including doxorubicin derivatives)

III. quinoline analogs

IV. podophyllotoxins analogs

V. taxane analogs

VI. camptothecin (CPT) analogs

Keywords: Anticancer, anti-tumor, therapeutic agents, platinum complex, anthracycline, quinoline, podophyllotoxins, taxane, camptothecin, derivatives

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Article Details

VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2006
Page: [255 - 284]
Pages: 30
DOI: 10.2174/157489206777442188
Price: $100