Natural Products as Angiogenesis Modulators

Author(s): K. A. El Sayed.

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 5 , Issue 11 , 2005

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Cancer remains one of the major causes of death worldwide. Anti-angiogenic therapy is one of the new approaches to anticancer therapy. Out of 22 angiogenesis inhibitors currently under clinical trials there are 11 natural products or were modeled on a natural product parent. This review shows the potential of natural products for the discovery of new anti-angiogenic leads.

Keywords: cancer, angiogenesis modulators, plant, marine, microbial natural products

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Year: 2005
Page: [971 - 993]
Pages: 23
DOI: 10.2174/138955705774575291
Price: $58

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