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Title Anticancer agents from natural products / edited by Gordon M. Cragg, David G.I. Kingston, David J. Newman
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : Taylor & Francis, 2005


Description 1 online resource (577 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Front cover; Preface; Editors; Contributors; 1; Introduction; 2; Camptothecin and its Analogs; 3; The Discovery and Development of the Combretastatins; 4; Homoharringtonine and Related Compounds; 5; Podophyllotoxins and Analogs; 6; Taxol and Its Analogs; 7; The Vinca Alkaloids; 8; The Bryostatins; 9; The Isolation, Characterization, and Development of a Novel Class of Potent Antimitotic Macrocyclic Depsipeptides: The Cryptophycins; 10; Chemistry and Biology of the Discodermolides, Potent Mitotic Spindle Poisons; 11; The Dolastatins: Novel Antitumor Agents from Dolabella auricularia; 12
Summary Investigating clinical anticancer agents that are natural products, or are clearly derived from natural product leads, this text also examines drug candidates currently in clinical development which have potential for future use
Subject Antineoplastic agents.
Natural products.
Biological products.
Antineoplastic Agents
Biological Factors
pharmacies (health facilities )
pharmacy (discipline)
Antineoplastic agents
Natural products
Form Electronic book
Author Cragg, Gordon M. L
Kingston, David
Newman, David J
LC no. 2004065568
ISBN 1420039652