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Letters in Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1570-1786
ISSN (Online): 1875-6255

Synthesis and in Vitro Anti-Proliferative Activity of Racemic Trifluoro-Casodex® (Bicalutamide)

Author(s): M. Sani, F. Viani, M. Binda, N. Zaffaroni and M. Zanda

Volume 2, Issue 5, 2005

Page: [447 - 449] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1570178054405850

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The trifluoro analogue 1 of Casodex® was synthesized in racemic form, according to a strategy based on the use of trifluoropyruvate as a key starting material. This compound showed significant in vitro antiproliferative activity on the human prostate cancer cell line LNCaP.

Keywords: prostate cancer, anti-androgen, trifluoro-casodex analogue, nucleophilic reagents, chromatography

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