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Anticancer steroids: linking natural and semi-synthetic compounds.
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PMID:  23151898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Covering: up to 2012Steroids, a widespread class of natural organic compounds occurring in animals, plants and fungi, have shown great therapeutic value for a broad array of pathologies. The present overview is focused on the anticancer activity of steroids, which is very representative of a rich structural molecular diversity and ability to interact with various biological targets and pathways. This review encompasses the most relevant discoveries on steroid anticancer drugs and leads through the last decade and comprises 668 references.
Jorge A R Salvador; João F S Carvalho; Marco A C Neves; Samuel M Silvestre; Alcino J Leitão; M Manuel C Silva; M Luisa Sá E Melo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product reports     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1460-4752     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat Prod Rep     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8502408     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Polo das Ciências da Saúde, 3000-508, Coimbra, Portugal.
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