Schiff Bases and Complexes: A Review on Anti-Cancer Activity

Author(s): Garima Matela*

Journal Name: Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Cancer Agents)

Volume 20 , Issue 16 , 2020


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Development in the field of bio-inorganic chemistry increased the interest in Schiff base and its complexes due to its biological importance in many fields, including anticancer activity. Discovery of the antitumor activity of Schiff base and its complexes against various tumor cell lines fascinates the researchers to develop new anticancer drugs without any side effects. Thus, the present review focuses on the anticancer activity of Schiff bases and their metal complexes.

Keywords: Schiff Base, Metal (II) complexes, antitumor activity, tumor cell lines, ICMR, bio-inorganic chemistry.

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