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Metal Ions in Biological Systems
Volume 42: Metal Complexes in Tumor Diagnosis and as Anticancer Agents

Edited By

Helmut Sigel




ISBN 9780824754945
Published March 26, 2004 by CRC Press
600 Pages

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Offering an authoritative and timely account by twenty-nine internationally recognized experts, Metal Ions in Biological Systems: Metal Complexes in Tumor Diagnosis and as Anticancer Agents is devoted solely to the vital research area concerning metal complexes in cancer diagnosis and therapy. In fourteen stimulating chapters, the book focuses on diagnostic tools such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), luminescent probes, and radiopharmaceuticals, including radiometallo-labeled peptides and assesses the role of metal ions, especially iron, in the action of antibiotics employed in anticancer chemotherapy.

Table of Contents

Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents for Medical and Molecular Imaging. Luminescent Lanthanide Probes as Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools. Radio-Lanthanides in Nuclear Medicine. RadioMetallo-Labeled Peptides in Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy. Cisplatin and Related Anticancer Drugs. Recent Advances and Insights. The Effect of Cytoprotective Agents in Platinum Anticancer Therapy. Antitumor Activity of Trans-Platinum Species. Polynuclear Platinum Drugs. Platinum(IV) Anticancer Complexes. Ruthenium Anticancer Drugs. Antitumor Titanium Compounds and Related Metallocenes. Gold Complexes as Antitumor Agents. Gallium and Other Main Group Metal Compounds as Antitumor Agents. Metal Ion Dependent Antibiotics in Chemotherapy.

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"This is one of two recent volumes in a most successful series publishes since 1973 and which enjoys world renown and respect as both reference and as training material; the current volume is no exception. … [T]his is a gem of a book for both newcomers and established researchers in the field; long may they continue!"
- Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2005


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