Synthesis, Characterization and High In Vitro Antitumour Activity of Novel Triphenyltin Carboxylates
Received17 Jan 1994
Accepted14 Feb 1994
The synthesis and spectral characterization of six novel triphenyltin compounds are described. The in vitro antitumour activity of three of these compounds against two human tumour cell lines, MCF-7, a mammary tumour, and WiDr, a colon carcinoma, was determined. All three compounds are more active than cis-platin, etoposide and doxorubicin against both tumour cell lines. They are as active as mitomycin C against WiDr, but less active against MCF-7.
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