Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Cancer Agents)

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Michelle Prudhomme
Institut de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand
ICCF-CNRS UMR 6296
Université Clermont Auvergne
Clermont-Ferrand
France

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Quercetin Loaded Nanoparticles in Targeting Cancer: Recent Development

Volume: 19   Issue: 13
Pp: 1560-1576
Manjula Vinayak* and Akhilendra K. Maurya
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Novel Pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidines as Potential Cytotoxic Agents: Design, Synthesis, Molecular Docking and CDK2 Inhibition

Volume: 19   Issue: 11
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Mai Maher , Asmaa E. Kassab*, Ashraf F. Zaher and Zeinab Mahmoud
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Synthesis, Spectroscopic Properties, Crystal Structure And Biological Evaluation of New Platinum Complexes with 5-methyl-5-(2-thiomethyl)ethyl Hydantoin

Volume: 19   Issue: 10
Pp: 1243-1252
Adriana G. Bakalova*, Rossen T. Buyukliev, Rositsa P. Nikolova, Boris L. Shivachev, Rositsa A. Mihaylova and Spiro M. Konstantinov
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Synthesis of New Dihydroquinopimaric Acid Analogs with Nitrile Groups as Apoptosis-Inducing Anticancer Agents

Volume: 19   Issue: 9
Pp: 1172-1183
Elena V. Tretyakova*, Elena V. Salimova, Lyudmila V. Parfenova, Milyausha M. Yunusbaeva, Lilya U. Dzhemileva, Vladimir A. D’yakonov and Usein M. Dzhemilev
DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190404100846

Unfolded Protein Response is Involved in Trans-Platinum (II) Complex-Induced Apoptosis in Prostate Cancer Cells via ROS Accumulation

Volume: 19   Issue: 9
Pp: 1184-1195
Didem Karakas, Buse Cevatemre, Arzu Y. Oral, Veysel T. Yilmaz and Engin Ulukaya*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190409103334

2,4-Disubstituted Quinazoline Derivatives Act as Inducers of Tubulin Polymerization: Synthesis and Cytotoxicity

Volume: 19   Issue: 8
Pp: 1048-1057
Ebrahim S. Moghadam, Maryam H. Tehrani, René Csuk, Lucie Fischer, Mohammad Ali Faramarzi, Arezoo Rashidi, Iraj Javadi and Mohsen Amini*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190314125254

Novel 1,3,4-Triaryl Pyrazoles: Synthesis, QSAR Studies and Cytotoxicity against Breast Cancer

Volume: 19   Issue: 7
Pp: 948-959
Magda M.F. Ismail, Amel M. Farrag and Marwa F. Harras*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190207094610

Synthesis and In Vitro Evaluation of Tetrahydroquinoline Derivatives as Antiproliferative Compounds of Breast Cancer via Targeting the GPER

Volume: 19   Issue: 6
Pp: 760-771
Oscar J. Zacarías-Lara, David Méndez-Luna, Gustavo Martínez-Ruíz, José R. García-Sanchéz, Manuel J. Fragoso-Vázquez*, Martiniano Bello, Elvia Becerra-Martínez, Juan B. García-Vázquez and José Correa-Basurto*
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Design, Synthesis and Antiproliferative Evaluation of Novel 1,2,4-Triazole/Schiff Base Hybrids with EGFR and B-RAF Inhibitory Activities

Volume: 19   Issue: 5
Pp: 697-706
Hany A.M. El-Sherief, Bahaa G.M. Youssif*, Ahmed H. Abdelazeem, Mohamed Abdel-Aziz and Hamdy M. Abdel-Rahman*
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A New Synthetic Spiroketal: Studies on Antitumor Activity on Murine Melanoma Model In Vivo and Mechanism of Action In Vitro

Volume: 19   Issue: 4
Pp: 567-578
Maria P. Fuggetta*, Pietro Spanu*, Fausta Ulgheri, Francesco Deligia, Paola Carta, Alberto Mannu, Veronica Trotta, Rosanna De Cicco, Adriano Barra, Enrica Zona and Franco Morelli*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520619666190131141400

Novel Benzo[B]Furans with Anti-Microtubule Activity Upregulate Expression of Apoptotic Genes and Arrest Leukemia Cells in G2/M Phase

Volume: 19   Issue: 3
Pp: 375-388
Karolina Królewska-Golińska, Marcin J. Cieślak*, Milena Sobczak, Rafał Dolot, Ewa Radzikowska-Cieciura, Mariola Napiórkowska, Iwona Wybrańska and Barbara Nawrot
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Isolation of a New Sesquiterpene Lactone From Vernonia Zeylanica (L) Less and its Anti-Proliferative Effects in Breast Cancer Cell Lines

Volume: 19   Issue: 3
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Anuka S. Mendis*, Ira Thabrew, Meran K. Ediriweera, Sameera R. Samarakoon, Kamani H. Tennekoon, Achyut Adhikari* and Egodage D. de Silva
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Can Combined Therapy Benefit Immune Checkpoint Blockade Response in Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Volume: 19   Issue: 2
Pp: 222-228
Fan Zhongqi, Sun Xiaodong, Chen Yuguo and Lv Guoyue*
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Biological Activity and Physicochemical Properties of Dipeptidyl Nitrile Derivatives Against Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Cells

Volume: 19   Issue: 1
Pp: 112-120
José C. Quilles Jr, Murillo D.L. Bernardi, Pedro H.J. Batista, Samelyn C.M. Silva, Camila M.R. Rocha, Carlos A. Montanari and Andrei Leitão*
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Crocetin and Crocin from Saffron in Cancer Chemotherapy and Chemoprevention

Volume: 19   Issue: 1
Pp: 38-47
Alessandro Colapietro, Andrea Mancini, Anna Maria D'Alessandro and Claudio Festuccia*
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Biomarkers in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Perspectives of Individualized Targeted Therapy

Volume: 18   Issue: 15
Pp: 2070-2077
Mateus N. Aoki*, Marla K. Amarante, Carlos E.C. de Oliveira and Maria A.E. Watanabe
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MMP7 Induces T-DM1 Resistance and Leads to the Poor Prognosis of Gastric Adenocarcinoma via a DKK1-Dependent Manner

Volume: 18   Issue: 14
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Hua Li, Xin Xu, Yang Liu, Shunle Li, Di Zhang, Xiaofen Meng, Le Lu and Yiming Li*
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Synthesis, 17α-hydroxylase-C17,20-lyase Inhibitory and 5AR Reductase Activity of Novel Pregnenolone Derivatives

Volume: 18   Issue: 13
Pp: 1919-1926
Abid H. Banday*, Shameem A. Shameem, Javid A. Banday and Bashir A. Ganaie
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Association of Phytol with Toxic and Cytotoxic Activities in an Antitumoral Perspective: A Meta-Analysis and Systemic Review

Volume: 18   Issue: 13
Pp: 1828-1837
Marcus V.O.B. Alencar, Muhammad T. Islam*, Eunus S. Ali, José V.O. Santos, Márcia F.C.J. Paz, João M.C. Sousa, Sandra M.M.M. Dantas, Siddhartha K. Mishra* and Ana A.C.M. Cavalcante
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One-Pot Synthesis of Triazolo-Heterolignans: Biological Evaluation and Molecular Docking Studies as Tubulin Inhibitors

Volume: 18   Issue: 12
Pp: 1702-1710
Chada Raji Reddy*, Muppidi Subbarao, Jonnalagadda Vijaykumar, Surender Singh Jadav, Nilesh Sasane, Reddi Rani Valleti, Bhukya Supriya and Ramesh Ummanni*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520618666180718104647

Selection of a GPER1 Ligand via Ligand-based Virtual Screening Coupled to Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Its Anti-proliferative Effects on Breast Cancer Cells

Volume: 18   Issue: 11
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Alberto Martínez-Muñoz, Berenice Prestegui-Martel, David Méndez-Luna, Manuel J. Fragoso-Vázquez*, José Rubén García-Sánchez, Martiniano Bello, Marlet Martínez-Archundia, Alma Chávez-Blanco, Alfonso Dueñas-González, Irene Mendoza-Lujambio, José Trujillo-Ferrara and José Correa-Basurto*
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68Ga-labeled HBED-CC Variant of uPAR Targeting Peptide AE105 Compared with 68Ga-NODAGA-AE105

Volume: 18   Issue: 9
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Kusum Vats, Rohit Sharma, Haladhar D. Sarma, Drishty Satpati* and Ashutosh Dash
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Potential Pharmacological Inhibitors of Pim Kinase Under Clinical Trials

Volume: 18   Issue: 8
Pp: 1100-1114
Gomathi P. Jeyapal, Moola J.N. Chandrasekar*, Rajendiran Krishnasamy, Jubie Selvaraj, Manal Mohammad and Moola J. Nanjan
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Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of New Azole Derivatives as Potent Aromatase Inhibitors with Potential Effects against Breast Cancer

Volume: 18   Issue: 7
Pp: 1016-1024
Fatemeh Kalalinia, Mohammad Jouya, Alireza K. Komachali, Seyed M. Aboutourabzadeh, Gholamreza Karimi*, Javad Behravan, Khalil Abnous, Leila Etemad, Hossein Kamali and Farzin Hadizadeh*
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Polyphyllin I Induces Cell Cycle Arrest and Cell Apoptosis in Human Retinoblastoma Y-79 Cells through Targeting p53

Volume: 18   Issue: 6
Pp: 875-881
Xue Zhu, Ke Wang*, Kai Zhang, Yi Pan, Fanfan Zhou and Ling Zhu
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Antitumor Potential of Marine Natural Products: A Mechanistic Investigation

Volume: 18   Issue: 5
Pp: 702-718
Liping Hu, Jie Ying, Miaomiao Zhang, Xiaoyan Qiu and Yu Lu*
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Synthesis and Evaluation of 2-Naphthaleno trans-Stilbenes and Cyanostilbenes as Anticancer Agents

Volume: 18   Issue: 4
Pp: 556-564
Nikhil R. Madadi, Narsimha R. Penthala, Amit Ketkar, Robert L. Eoff, Vicenta Trujullo-Alonso, Monica L. Guzman and Peter A. Crooks*
DOI: 10.2174/1871521409666170412115703

ECPIRM, a Potential Therapeutic Agent for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Inhibits Cell Proliferation and Promotes Apoptosis via a JAK/STAT Pathway

Volume: 18   Issue: 3
Pp: 401-411
Hua Yang, Pengcheng Ma*, Yuping Cao, Mengli Zhang, Lingjun Li, Jun Wei, Lei Tao and Kun Qian
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Novel Findings of Anti-cancer Property of Propofol

Volume: 18   Issue: 2
Pp: 156-165
Jiaqiang Wang, Chien-shan Cheng, Yan Lu, Xiaowei Ding, Minmin Zhu, Changhong Miao* and Jiawei Chen*
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Evaluation of the in vitro Chemosensitivity and Correlation with Clinical Outcomes in Lung Cancer using the ATP-TCA promotion: free to download

Volume: 18   Issue: 1
Pp: 139-145
Zhiyao Chen, Shichao Zhang, Sheng Ma, Chang Li, Chun Xu, Yinfang Shen, Jun Zhao* and Liyan Miao*
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4-aryl/heteroaryl-4H-fused Pyrans as Anti-proliferative Agents: Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation promotion: free to download

Volume: 18   Issue: 1
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Dinesh Kumar*, Gurpreet Singh, Pooja Sharma, Arem Qayum, Girish Mahajan, M.J. Mintoo, Shashank Kumar Singh, Dilip Manikrao Mondhe, P.M.S. Bedi, Subheet K. Jain and Girish Kumar Gupta
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Tetrazole Derivatives as Promising Anticancer Agents

Volume: 17   Issue: 14
Pp: 1856-1868
Elena A. Popova*, Aleksandra V. Protas and Rostislav E. Trifonov
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The Oxime Derivatives of 1-R-1H-Naphtho[2,3-d][1,2,3]triazole-4,9-dione 2-oxides: Synthesis and Properties

Volume: 17   Issue: 13
Pp: 1814-1823
Leonid M. Gornostaev*, Vladimir B. Tsvetkov, Alina A. Markova, Tatyana I. Lavrikova, Yulia G. Khalyavina, Anastasia S. Kuznetsova, Dmitry N. Kaluzhny, Alexei V. Shunayev, Maria V. Tsvetkova, Valeria A. Glazunova, Vladimir V. Chernyshev and Alexander A. Shtil*
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Synthesis and Evaluation of Antioxidant and Cytotoxicity of the N-Mannich Base of Berberine Bearing Benzothiazole Moieties

Volume: 17   Issue: 12
Pp: 1652-1660
Bhupendra M. Mistry, Han-Seung Shin, Young-Soo Keum, Muthuraman Pandurangan, Doo Hwan Kim, So Hyun Moon, Avinash A. Kadam, Surendra K. Shinde and Rahul V. Patel*
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The Cross-talk between Tristetraprolin and Cytokines in Cancer

Volume: 17   Issue: 11
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Jian Guo, Hao Wang, Shiyi Jiang, Jiazeng Xia * and Shimao Jin *
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Inhibition of TGF-β Signaling in Tumor Cells by Small Molecule Src Family Kinase Inhibitors

Volume: 17   Issue: 10
Pp: 1351-1356
Tobias Bartscht, Benjamin Rosien, Dirk Rades, Roland Kaufmann, Harald Biersack, Hendrik Lehnerta and Hendrik Ungefroren*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520617666170103094946

Novel Thiourea Derivatives Bearing Sulfonamide Moiety as Anticancer Agents Through COX-2 Inhibition

Volume: 17   Issue: 10
Pp: 1411-1425
Mostafa M. Ghorab*, Mohamed S.A. El-Gaby, Mansour S. Alsaid, Yaseen A.M.M. Elshaier, Aiten M. Soliman , Fardous F. El-Senduny , Farid A. Badria and Abdelrahman Y.A. Sherif
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Cytokine Status of Serum in Ovarian Cancer Patients with Different Tumor Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Response

Volume: 17   Issue: 9
Pp: 1251-1255
Inna I. Antoneeva, Tatyana V. Abakumova, Dinara R. Dolgova, Tatyana P. Gening*, Sabina S. Pirmamedova, Dinara F. Myasnikova and Snezhanna O. Gening
DOI: 10.2174/1871520617666170103100350

Polo-like Kinase 1-targeting Chitosan Nanoparticles Suppress the Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Volume: 17   Issue: 7
Pp: 948-954
Dongzhi Wang, Renan Chang, Gang Wang, Baoying Hu, Yong Qiang and Zhong Chen*
DOI: 10.2174/1871520616666160926111911

2-(ω-Carboxyethyl)pyrrole Antibody as a New Inhibitor of Tumor Angiogenesis and Growth

Volume: 17   Issue: 6
Pp: 813-820
Chunying Wu, Xizhen Wang, Nicholas Tomko, Junqing Zhu, William R. Wang, Jinle Zhu, Bin Wangf, Yanming Wang* and Robert G. Salomon*
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Y-shaped Folic Acid-Conjugated PEG-PCL Copolymeric Micelles for Delivery of Curcumin

Volume: 17   Issue: 4
Pp: 599-607
Runliang Feng, Wenxia Zhu, Wei Chu, Fangfang Teng, Ning Meng, Peizong Deng and Zhimei Song
DOI: 10.2174/1871520616666160815124014

Design and Synthesis of Coumarin Derivatives as Novel PI3K Inhibitors

Volume: 17   Issue: 3
Pp: 395-403
Chen-Chen Ma and Zhao-Peng Liu
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Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of 5-pyridin-4-yl-2-thioxo-[1,3,4]oxadiazol-3-yl Derivatives as Anti-angiogenic Agents Targeting VEGFR-2

Volume: 17   Issue: 1
Pp: 67-74
Umesh Bhanushali, Samidha Kalekar-Joshi, Renuka Kulkarni-Munshi, Swapna Yellanki, Raghavender Medishetty, Pushkar Kulkarni and Ramaa Subramanian Chelakara
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Brain-metastatic Breast Cancer: Clinical Considerations and Pharmacological Approaches

Volume: 16   Issue: 12
Pp: 1523-1528
Ana C. Andrade, Daniel S. Ferruzzi and Carolina Panis
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Molecular Mechanisms of Anti-cancer Activities of β-elemene: Targeting Hallmarks of Cancer

Volume: 16   Issue: 11
Pp: 1426-1434
Shiyu Jiang, Chunhua Ling, Wei Li, Hongxin Jiang, Qiaoming Zhi and Min Jiang
DOI: 10.2174/1871520616666160211123424

Flavonoids with Therapeutic Potential in Prostate Cancer

Volume: 16   Issue: 10
Pp: 1205-1229
Bao Vue, Sheng Zhang and Qiao-Hong Chen
DOI: 10.2174/1871520615666151008122622

Evolving Role of Radiopharmaceuticals in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment

Volume: 16   Issue: 9
Pp: 1155-1165
Lu Wu, Feng Shen, Yong Xia and Ye-Fa Yang
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Synthesis of Combretastatin A-4 Analogs and their Biological Activities

Volume: 16   Issue: 8
Pp: 942-960
Agnieszka Siebert, Monika Gensicka, Grzegorz Cholewinski and Krystyna Dzierzbicka
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Blood-Brain Barrier and Breast Cancer Resistance Protein: A Limit to the Therapy of CNS Tumors and Neurodegenerative Diseases open access plus

Volume: 16   Issue: 7
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Anna Lisa Iorio, Martina da Ros, Ornella Fantappiè, Maurizio Lucchesi, Ludovica Facchini, Alessia Stival, Sabrina Becciani, Milena Guidi, Claudio Favre, Maurizio de Martino, Lorenzo Genitori and Iacopo Sardi
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Expeditious Entry to Functionalized Pseudo-peptidic Organoselenide Redox Modulators via Sequential Ugi/SN Methodology

Volume: 16   Issue: 5
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Saad Shaaban, Amr Negm, Mohamed A. Sobh and Ludger A. Wessjohann
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Recent Developments on 1,2,4-Triazole Nucleus in Anticancer Compounds: A Review

Volume: 16   Issue: 4
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Ramandeep Kaur, Ashish Ranjan Dwivedi, Bhupinder Kumar and Vinod Kumar
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Volume: 16   Issue: 1
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Role of Rap2 and its Downstream Effectors in Tumorigenesis

Volume: 15   Issue: 10
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Hui Huang, Jiehui Di, Debao Qu, Zhen Gao, Yanping Zhang and Junnian Zheng
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Recent Advances in Phenanthroindolizidine and Phenanthroquinolizidine Derivatives with Anticancer Activities

Volume: 15   Issue: 9
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Maria de Fatima Pereira, Christophe Rochais and Patrick Dallemagne
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Anticancer Agents Derived from Natural Cinnamic Acids

Volume: 15   Issue: 8
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Ping Su, Yaling Shi, Jinfeng Wang, Xiuxiu Shen and Jie Zhang
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Is Notch Signaling a Specific Target in Hepatocellular Carcinoma?

Volume: 15   Issue: 7
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Lichun Sun, Guangchun Sun, Yan Yu and David H. Coy
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