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Pyrazole and pyrazolyl palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes: synthesis and in vitro evaluation as anticancer agents.

by Keter, Frankline Kiplangat

Abstract (Summary)
The use of metallo-pharmaceuticals, such as the platinum drugs, for cancer treatment illustrates the utility of metal complexes as therapeutic agents. Platinum group metal complexes therefore offer potential as anti-tumour agents to fight cancer. This study was aimed at synthesizing and evaluating the effects of palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes as anticancer agents.
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:metals therapeutic use in medicine antineoplastic agents cancer chemotherapy bioinorganic chemistry

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Date of Publication:01/01/2004

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