Novel Chemotherapeutic Agents: Preactivation in the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS

Novel Chemotherapeutic Agents: Preactivation in the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS

by Kirpal S. Gulliya

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Novel Chemotherapeutic Agents: Preactivation in the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS by Kirpal S. Gulliya

This book is about a discovery termed "preactivation" that is considered a major breakthrough in photodynamic therapy and in drug development. The process of preactivation generates previously unknown chemotherapeutic agents that are not only effective against malignancies and viral infections, but are also easily tolerated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662222430
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/20/2013
Series: Medical Intelligence Unit Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Challenges and Opportunities in New Drug Development.- 2. Preactivation-Discovery and Biological Effects of Novel Chemotherapeutic Agents.- 3. Photochemistry and Photophysics of Merocyanine 540.- 4. Preclinical Studies of Preactivated Merocyanine 540 and Merodantoin.- 5. The Role of Topoisomerases and Apoptosis in the Mechanism of Action of Preactivated Compounds.- 6. Modulation of Oncogenes with Preactivated Compounds.- Epilogue.

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