Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - Anti-Cancer Agents

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Natural Anti-Cancer Products

Pp. 268-338 (71)

Shao-Zhi Fu, Ling-Lin Yang and Jing-Bo Wu


Since ancient times, natural products have been recognized as a source for remedies. In particular, the natural products which contain anti-tumor properties have gained increasing attention. Although there has been great scientific and technological progress in synthetic chemistry, anti-cancer drugs that are derived from natural products still make an enormous contribution to drug discovery and clinical application. In the following chapter, three types of anti-tumor natural products will be introduced in detail.


Anti-cancer drugs, plant, animal, mineral, natural products, taxane, paclitaxel, docetaxel, vinblastine, camptothecin, harringtonine alkaloids, cinobufacini, scorpion venom, arsenic trioxide, selenium.


Department of Oncology, The Affiliated Hospital of Luzhou Medical College, Luzhou, China.