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|Title:||Antimony and bismuth compounds in oncology|
|Citation:||Tiekink, E.R.T. (2002). Antimony and bismuth compounds in oncology. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology 42 (3) : 217-224. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1040-8428(01)00217-7|
|Abstract:||The main group elements antimony and bismuth are used clinically, primarily for the treatment of Leishmaniasis (antimony) and ulcers (bismuth). Despite their medicinal efficacy, the exploration of the anti-cancer potential of antimony and bismuth compounds is not as well developed as for other metal-containing species. The results of cytotoxicity and anti-tumour screening for antimony(III), antimony(V) and bismuth(III) compounds are summarised in this review. While this is a relatively undeveloped field of research endeavour, promising anti-tumour activity has been reported, in particular for bismuth compounds. © 2002 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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