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A new platinum-complex showing easy preparation, promising anti-tumor activity, and better efficacy and distribution properties than oxaliplatin

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Abstract

Current clinically used chemotherapeutic platinum drugs can trigger severe toxic effects. To develop a model system for the evaluation of the therapeutic efficacy and the toxic effects of new platinum agents, we have synthesized a new compound N-[(2S,3R,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxylhex-1-yl]-L-hydroxyproline dichloroplatinum(II) (PHDP), compared its in vitro anti-proliferation activity, in vivo anti-tumor activity and safety to those of oxaliplatin, and correlated all these biological actions with the platinum occurring in the spleen, kidney, heart, brain, blood, tumor tissue, urine and faeces of the treated mice. We explored the atomic absorption based determinations of the platinum which occurred in the spleen, kidney, heart, brain, blood, tumor tissue, urine and faeces and constitute a model system that can be generally used in the investigation of the novel platinum agents.

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The article was received on 27 Jun 2011, accepted on 05 Sep 2011 and first published on 18 Oct 2011


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C1MB05266G
Mol. BioSyst., 2011,7, 3245-3252

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    A new platinum-complex showing easy preparation, promising anti-tumor activity, and better efficacy and distribution properties than oxaliplatin

    Y. Wang, G. Kang, M. Zhao, J. Wu, X. Zhang, Y. Yang, J. Liu and S. Peng, Mol. BioSyst., 2011, 7, 3245
    DOI: 10.1039/C1MB05266G

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