Combretastatin A-4 (CA-4) is one of the most potent antimitotic and antiangiogenic agents of natural origin. It has displayed potent antitumor effect in a wide variety of preclinical tumor models. Till date various CA-4 analogs have been synthesized and evaluated for anticancer activity. This review is an attempt to compile the medicinal chemistry of various synthesized CA-4 analogs.
Keywords: Combretastatin A-4, antitubulin, antivascular, cytotoxicity, structure-activity relationship
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