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Acoustic Droplet-Assisted Superhydrophilic-Superhydrophobic Microarray Platform for High-Throughput Screening of Patient-Derived Tumor Spheroids.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Key Laboratory of Artificial Micro/Nano-Structures, Ministry of Education School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China.

Cell-based high-throughput screening is a key step in the current disease-based research, drug development, and precision medicine. However, it is challenging to establish a rapid culture and screening platform for rare cells (patient-derived) due to the obvious differences between the traditional 2D cell model and the tumor microenvironment, as well as the lack of a low-consumption screening platform for low numbers of cells. Here, we developed an acoustic drop-assisted superhydrophilic-superhydrophobic microarray platform for the rapid culture and screening of a few cells. Read More

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Induction of dormancy by confinement: An agarose-silica biomaterial for isolating and analyzing dormant cancer cells.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

The principal cause of cancer deaths is the residual disease, which eventually results in metastases. Certain metastases are induced by disseminated dormancy-capable single cancer cells that can reside within the body undetected for months to years. Awakening of the dormant cells starts a cascade resulting in the patient's demise. Read More

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Long non-coding RNA TMPO-AS1 facilitates chemoresistance and invasion in breast cancer by modulating the miR-1179/TRIM37 axis.

Oncol Lett 2021 Jul 28;22(1):500. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, Wuhan Number 1 Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430022, P.R. China.

Breast cancer has become the most common female tumor in the world. Although great progress has been made in the past decade, the treatment of advanced breast cancer remains unsatisfactory. An increasing number of reports have indicated that long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have a pivotal role in chemoresistance as potential oncogenes in numerous types of cancer. Read More

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Optimization of PhysicoChemical Parameters for Production of Cytotoxic Secondary Metabolites and Apoptosis Induction Activities in the Culture Extract of a Marine Algal-Derived Endophytic Fungus sp.

Front Pharmacol 2021 26;12:542891. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

The endophytic fungal community in the marine ecosystem has been demonstrated to be relevant source of novel and pharmacologically active secondary metabolites. The current study focused on the evaluation of cytotoxic and apoptosis induction potential in the culture extracts of endophytic fungi associated with , a marine brown alga. The cytotoxicity of the four marine endophytes, sp. Read More

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Design, synthesis and in vitro antitumor evaluation of novel pyrazole-benzimidazole derivatives.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2021 May 9:128097. Epub 2021 May 9.

Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Natural Products & Chemical Biology, College of Chemistry & Pharmacy, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, 712100, Shaanxi, PR China.

A series of novel pyrazole-benzimidazole derivatives (6-42) have been designed, synthesized and evaluated for their in vitro antiproliferative activity against the HCT116, MCF-7 and Huh-7 cell lines. Among them, compounds 17, 26 and 35 showed significant antiproliferative activity against HCT116 cell lines with the IC values of 4.33, 5. Read More

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Synthesis of Thio-lignan Analogues, Bioequivalent Salvinal without Unfavored Aldehyde.

J Org Chem 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920-1192, Japan.

The oxygen in the benzofuran (BF) of three antiproliferative natural neolignans, salvinal (), obovaten (), and 2-[7-methoxy-2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-3-methylbenzofuran-5-yl]ethanol (), was replaced with sulfur to form the new biological scaffold benzothiophene (BT) thio-lignans -. Compounds - and synthesized derivatives were evaluated for antiproliferative activity against five human cancer cell lines, including a multidrug-resistant cell line. Thio-salvinal () displayed significant antiproliferative effects with half-maximal inhibitory concentration (IC) values of 0. Read More

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Structurally Diverse Diterpenoids from the Roots of Based on Nine Different Skeletal Types.

J Nat Prod 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Hubei Key Laboratory of Natural Medicinal Chemistry and Resource Evaluation, School of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, People's Republic of China.

Twenty-four diterpenoids (-), classified into nine diverse carbon skeletal types, 8--7(8→14),9(8→7)-di--abietane (, , and ), 7(8→14),9(8→7)-di--abietane ( and ), 6--6,7--abietane ( and ), 6,7--abietane ( and ), 9,10--abietane (), abietane (, , and -), 11(9→8),20(10→11)-di--abietane (), 15(13→12)--abietane ( and ), and 4,5--20(10→5)--abietane (), respectively, were isolated from the roots of . The structures of 10 new diterpenoids, named salviadesertins A-J (-), were elucidated by spectroscopic data interpretation, quantum-chemical calculations including calculated C NMR-DP4+ analysis and electronic circular dichroism as well as X-ray crystallography analysis. The absolute configurations of compounds -, , , and were defined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis. Read More

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Acremolin D, a new acremolin alkaloid from the deep-sea sediment derived fungus.

Nat Prod Res 2021 May 12:1-7. Epub 2021 May 12.

Technology Innovation Center for Exploitation of Marine Biological Resources, Third Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources, Xiamen, China.

Chemical investigation of the deep-sea-derived fungus MCCC 3A00324 led to the isolation of one new acremolin type alkaloid (acremolin D, ) and five known alkaloids (). The planar structure of was established by the extensive analyses of the NMR and HRESIMS data, while its absolute configuration was assigned by the comparison of the experimental and calculated ECD data. Acremolin D () represented the second analogue of acremolin found in nature. Read More

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Surfactin isoforms isolated from a mushroom derived DMG-7-2.

Nat Prod Res 2021 May 12:1-6. Epub 2021 May 12.

State Key Laboratory of Toxicology and Medical Countermeasures, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

A new iso-C [Val, Val] surfactin isoform () together with eight known ones (-), was isolated from the culture of a mushroom derived bacterium, DMG-7-2. The structures of them were mainly elucidated by NMR and MS data, and the NMR data of also was reported for the first time. The absolute configuration of was determined by Marfey's analysis (for amino acid residues) and the C NMR calculation of the two plausible epimers of (for fatty acid). Read More

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New quinolizidine alkaloid and insecticidal activity of and against (Diptera: Culicidae).

Nat Prod Res 2021 May 11:1-13. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Phytochemical investigation of alkaloid fraction led to isolation of one new quinolizidine alkaloid 13-methoxyanagyrine together with six known ones . The insecticidal activity of 70% methanol extract of leaves of , and the isolated alkaloids were assessed against 3 instar larvae of (Diptera: Culicidae) using different concentrations and mortality rate was recorded. extract showed highest mortality rate with median lethal concentration LC 3. Read More

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Synthesis of messagenin and platanic acid chalcone derivatives and their biological potential.

Nat Prod Res 2021 May 10:1-10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Organic Chemistry, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany.

The chalcone derivatives of 20-oxo-lupanes have been synthesised and screened for some types of biological activity. Ozonolysis of lupanes afforded 20-oxo-derivatives with the following condensation using different aromatic aldehydes by Claisen‒Schmidt reaction to the target compounds. The configuration of 19-[3-(pyridin-3-yl)-prop-2-en-1-one]-fragment was established by X-ray analysis. Read More

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Coronarin K and L: Two Novel Labdane Diterpenes From : An Ayurvedic Crude Drug.

Front Chem 2021 21;9:642073. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Natural Product and Medicinal Chemistry Division, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India.

The main objective of cancer treatment with chemotherapy is to kill the cancerous cells without affecting the healthy normal cells. In the present study, bioactivity-guided purification of the -chloroform soluble fraction from the methanol extract of resulted in the identification of two new labdane diterpenes: coronarin K () and coronarin L (), along with eight known compounds, coronarin A (), bisdemethoxycurcumin (), kaempferol 3--methyl ether (), kaempferol (), fenozan acid (), 3-(3-methoxy,4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acid ferulic acid (), caffeic acid (), and gallic acid (). The structural identification of new compounds ( and ) were determined by detailed analysis of 1D (H and C) and 2D NMR (COSY, HSQC, and HMBC) spectroscopic data. Read More

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Upregulation of LINC00511 expression by DNA hypomethylation promotes the progression of breast cancer.

Gland Surg 2021 Apr;10(4):1418-1430

Department of Breast Surgery, Harbin Medical University Cancer Hospital, Harbin, China.

Background: LINC00511 is a newly discovered long intergenic nonprotein-coding RNA (Ribonucleic acid) with unknown.

Method: Differential gene expression analysis was performed on breast cancer microarray data, and the upregulated expression of LINC00511 in breast cancer tissues and breast cancer cell lines was verified by qRT-PCR (quantitative Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction). A cohort study revealed a correlation between the expression of LINC00511 and the clinicopathological features in breast cancer patients. Read More

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The Tetramethylpyrazine Derivative Statmp-151: A Novel Small Molecule Stat3 Inhibitor With Promising Activity Against Breast Cancer.

Front Pharmacol 2021 15;12:651976. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

College of Pharmacy, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, China.

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and is a molecularly heterogeneous disease. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (Stat3) is overexpressed and hyperactivated in a variety of human tumours, including breast cancer, thus representing a promising target for breast cancer treatment. In the present study, we evaluated the activities of a novel Stat3 inhibitor named Statmp-151 in the human breast cancer cell lines MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 and the murine mammary carcinoma cell line 4T1. Read More

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ATP/Hyals dually responsive core-shell hyaluronan/chitosan-based drug nanocarrier for potential application in breast cancer therapy.

Int J Biol Macromol 2021 May 10;183:839-851. Epub 2021 May 10.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China; Engineering Research Center of Artificial Organs and Materials, Ministry of Education, Guangzhou 510632, China. Electronic address:

The stability of self-assembled drug nanocarriers during blood circulation and the controlled intracellular drug delivery are two challenges in cancer therapy. In this paper, we constructed an adenosine triphosphate (ATP)/hyaluronidase(Hyals) dually responsive core-shell hyaluronan/chitosan-based drug nanocarrier for breast cancer therapy, using SNX-loaded 3-fluoro-4-carboxyphenylboronic acid-conjugated quaternary ammonium chitosan nanoparticles (SNX@HTCC-FPBA NPs) as the core and crosslinked polyethylene glycol-/methacrylate-modified hyaluronic acid (mHA-PEG) as the shell. The formed SNX@HTCC-FPBA/mHA-PEG NPs were stable against salt ion strength, pH values and human plasma mimicking the bloodstream, but ATP/Hyals dually sensitive with a drug delivery of 85% within 48 h in the mimicking intracellular environment of breast cancer cells. Read More

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Odd-chain fatty acids as novel histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) inhibitors.

Biochimie 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Subtropical/Tropical Organism Gene Bank, Jeju National University, Jeju, 63243, South Korea; Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Advanced Convergence Technology and Science, Jeju National University, Jeju, 63243, South Korea; Faculty of Biotechnology, College of Applied Life Sciences, SARI, Jeju National University, Jeju, 63243, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

The dysregulation of histone deacetylases (HDACs) is closely associated with tumorigenesis and has emerged as a promising target for anti-cancer drugs. Some odd-chain fatty acids are present in trace levels in human tissue. Despite limited health benefits, there is increasing experimental evidence of nutritional benefits of odd-chain fatty acids. Read More

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Discovery of thieno[2,3-d]pyrimidine-based derivatives as potent VEGFR-2 kinase inhibitors and anti-cancer agents.

Bioorg Chem 2021 Apr 27;112:104947. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, AlMaarefa University, Ad Diriyah 13713, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy (Boys), Al-Azhar University, Cairo 11884, Egypt. Electronic address:

Vascular endothelial growth factor-2 (VEGFR-2) is considered one of the most important factors in tumor angiogenesis, and consequently a number of anticancer therapeutics have been developed to inhibit VEGFR-2 signaling. Accordingly, eighteen derivatives of thieno[2,3-d]pyrimidines having structural characteristics similar to VEGFR-2 inhibitors were designed and synthesized. Anticancer activities of the new derivatives were assessed against three human cancer cell lines (HCT-116, HepG2, and MCF-7) using MTT. Read More

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New indenopyrazole linked oxadiazole conjugates as anti-pancreatic cancer agents: Design, synthesis, in silico studies including 3D-QSAR analysis.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2021 May 5:128094. Epub 2021 May 5.

Organic Synthesis and Process Chemistry Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad 500007, India; Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, Ghaziabad 201002, India; School of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (SPER), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 110062, India. Electronic address:

To continue the quest of newer anticancer agents, herein a novel class of 1,4-Dihydroindenopyrazole linked oxadiazole conjugates 9(a-r) was designed, synthesized and experimented for their anti-proliferative activities against four different cancer cell lines (human) such as MDA MB-231 (breast), PANC-1 (pancreatic), MCF-7 (breast), and Caco-2 (Colorectal) by using MTT assay. Among the series compound 9h and 9m demonstrated significant potency against the PANC-1 (human pancreatic cancer cells) with IC value 7.4 μM and 4. Read More

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Metabolomic fingerprinting of Brazilian marine sponges: a case study of Plakinidae species from Fernando de Noronha Archipelago.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.

Laboratório de Produtos Naturais (LAPROMAR), Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, RJ, 24020-005, Brazil.

Marine sponges from the Plakinidae family are well known for hosting cytotoxic secondary metabolites and the Brazilian Atlantic coast and its oceanic islands have been considered as a hotspot for the discovery of new Plakinidae species. Herein, we report the chemical profile among cytotoxic extracts obtained from four species of Plakinidae, collected in Fernando de Noronha Archipelago (PE, Northeastern Brazil). Crude organic extracts of Plakinastrella microspiculifera, Plakortis angulospiculatus, Plakortis insularis, and Plakortis petrupaulensis showed strong antiproliferative effects against two different cancer cell lines (HCT-116: 86. Read More

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In vitro studies of Annona muricata L. extract-loaded electrospun scaffolds for localized treatment of breast cancer.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.

This paper presents in vitro studies of the sustained release of Annona muricata leaf extracts (AME) from hybrid electrospun fibers for breast cancer treatment. Electrospun hybrid scaffolds were fabricated from crude AME extracts, poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid)/gelatin (PLGA/Ge) and pluronic F127. The physicochemical properties of the AME extract and scaffolds were studied. Read More

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Preparation and in-vitro evaluation of mesoporous biogenic silica nanoparticles obtained from rice and wheat husk as a biocompatible carrier for anti-cancer drug delivery.

Eur J Pharm Sci 2021 May 3:105866. Epub 2021 May 3.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.

In this study, mesoporous silica nanocarriers were synthesized from natural sources such as rice and wheat husk for drug delivery application. First, the biogenic silica in cereals husk was extracted by acid leaching and then converted to sodium silicate as a silica precursor. Mesoporous silica nanoparticles were then synthesized by adding sodium silicate to the template mixture by continuous and discrete modes during the sol-gel process. Read More

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Oleic acid and oleoylethanolamide decrease interferon-γ-induced expression of PD-L1 and induce apoptosis in human lung carcinoma cells.

Eur J Pharmacol 2021 May 4;903:174116. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Sanraku Hospital, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Inhibition of programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) in cancer cells provides a reasonable avenue to prevent cancer progression. Although oleate is known to exert anti-cancer effects, its PD-L1 inhibitory effects have not been proven. This study investigated the effects of oleic acid and an oleic acid metabolite, oleoylethanolamide (OEA), on PD-L1 expression and biomarkers of tumorigenesis in several cancer cell lines, namely A549, HuH-7, MCF-7, DLD-1, and LoVo cells. Read More

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Modulation of Apoptosis and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition E-cadherin/TGF-β/Snail/TWIST Pathways by a New Ciprofloxacin Chalcone in Breast Cancer Cells.

Anticancer Res 2021 May;41(5):2383-2395

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Minia University, Minia, Egypt.

Background/aim: This study aimed to investigate the effect of the new ciprofloxacin chalcone [7-(4-(N-substituted carbamoyl methyl) piperazin-1 yl)] on the proliferation, migration, and metastasis of MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell lines.

Materials And Methods: Cell viability, colony formation and cell migration abilities were analysed. Cell cycle distribution and apoptosis were examined by flow cytometry. Read More

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Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel isoxazole-piperazine hybrids as potential anti-cancer agents with inhibitory effect on liver cancer stem cells.

Eur J Med Chem 2021 Apr 24;221:113489. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address:

In our effort for the development of novel anticancer therapeutics, a series of isoxazole-piperazine analogues were prepared, and primarily screened for their antiproliferative potential against hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; Huh7/Mahlavu) and breast (MCF-7) cancer cells. All compounds demonstrated potent to moderate cytotoxicity on all cell lines with IC values in the range of 0.09-11. Read More

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Synthesis of Resveratrol Loaded Hybrid Silica-PAMAM Dendrimer Nanoparticles With Emphases on Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase and Cytotoxicity.

Plant Foods Hum Nutr 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ege University, 35100, Izmir, Turkey.

Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenolic compound exhibiting therapeutic activities. However, the stability can be altered by UV light, pH and changes in temperature. Encapsulation would be an ideal strategy to improve the stability and bioavailability. Read More

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Pyridine-derived VEGFR-2 inhibitors: Rational design, synthesis, anticancer evaluations, in silico ADMET profile, and molecular docking.

Arch Pharm (Weinheim) 2021 May 5:e2100085. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design, Faculty of Pharmacy (Boys), Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

Novel pyridine-derived compounds (5-19) were designed and synthesized, and their anticancer activities were evaluated against HepG2 and MCF-7 cells, targeting the VEGFR-2 enzyme. Compounds 10, 9, 8, and 15 were found to be the most potent derivatives against the two cancer cell lines, HepG2 and MCF-7, respectively, with IC  = 4.25 and 6. Read More

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Selenium nanoparticles: Synthesis, cytotoxicity, antioxidant activity and interaction studies with ct-DNA and HSA, HHb and Cyt c serum proteins.

Biotechnol Rep (Amst) 2021 Jun 15;30:e00615. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Center of Medical Biology Research, Health Technology Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

The aim of this study was the synthesis of selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) employing vitamin C as a biocompatible and low toxic reducing agent. The synthesized selenium nanoparticles were characterized by using UV-vis, FT-IR, SEM-EDX, TEM, DLS, and zeta potential measurements. The results of the DPPH free radical scavenging assay demonstrate that this synthesized nano-selenium has strong potentials to scavenge the free radicals and cytotoxicity against MCF-7 and Raji Burkitt's lymphoma cancer cell lines. Read More

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Synthesis, biological evaluation and docking studies of 1,2,4-oxadiazole linked 5-fluorouracil derivatives as anticancer agents.

BMC Chem 2021 May 4;15(1):30. Epub 2021 May 4.

Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology (Autonomous), Yamnampet, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Background: 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives exhibited significant anti-cancer activity when they were evaluated, against human cancer cell lines. They also showed anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diabetic, immunosuppressive, α,β-receptor antagonist, antimicrobial, anti-helminthic, histamine-H3 and antiparasitic properties. A pyrimidine analog, 5 fluoro-uracil is a chemotherapeutic drug used for treating multiple solid malignant tumors. Read More

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Caffeic Acid, Quercetin and 5-Fluorocytidine-Functionalized Au-FeO Nanoheterodimers for X-ray-Triggered Drug Delivery in Breast Tumor Spheroids.

Nanomaterials (Basel) 2021 Apr 29;11(5). Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Physical Chemistry I and ICMM, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Egerlandstr. 3, D-91058 Erlangen, Germany.

Au-FeO nanoheterodimers (NHD) were functionalized with the natural and synthetic anticancer drugs caffeic acid (CA), quercetin (Q) and 5-fluorocytidine (5FC). Their X-radiation dose-enhancing potential and chemotherapeutic efficacy for bimodal cancer therapy were investigated by designing multicellular tumor spheroids (MCTS) to in vitro avascular tumor models. MCTS were grown from the breast cancer cell lines MCF-7, MDA-MB-231, and MCF-10A. Read More

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Synthesis and Evaluation of the Cytotoxic Activity of Water-Soluble Cationic Organometallic Complexes of the Type [Pt(η-CHOMe)(L)(Phen)] (L = NH, DMSO; Phen = 1,10-Phenanthroline).

Pharmaceutics 2021 Apr 30;13(5). Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali, Università del Salento, Prov.le Lecce-Monteroni, Centro Ecotekne, 73100 Lecce, Italy.

Starting from the [PtCl(η-CHOMe)(phen)] (phen = 1,10-phenanthroline, ) platinum(II) precursor, we synthesized and characterized by multinuclear NMR new [Pt(η-CHOMe)(L)(phen)] (L = NH, ; DMSO, ) complexes. These organometallic species, potentially able to interact with cell membrane organic cation transporters (OCT), violating some of the classical rules for antitumor activity of cisplatin analogues, were evaluated for their cytotoxicity. Interestingly, despite both complexes and resulting in greater cell uptake than cisplatin in selected tumor cell lines, only showed comparable or higher antitumor activity. Read More

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