podophyllotoxin derivatives

podophyllotoxin derivatives

Drugs used to treat cancer. An example is etoposide (Etopophos, Vepesid).
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Part 61: anti-HIV activity of new podophyllotoxin derivatives," Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
Etoposide and other podophyllotoxin derivatives are used from their antineoplastic or antimitotic properties, they affect the nervous and gastro-intestinal systems.
These methods have yielded important discoveries including vincristine, vinblastine, the podophyllotoxin derivatives, lO-hydroxy-camptothecin and Taxol (Suffness and Douors, 1979; Wani et al., 1980).