Table of Contents
Metal-Based Drugs
Volume 8 (2001), Issue 2, Pages 73-77

Targeting Estrogen Receptor Sites in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line T47D With Copper Conjugates of Nonsteriodal Anti-inflammatory Drug Derivatives: Antiproliferative Activity of Ketoprofen Derivative and its Copper Complex

Department of Chemistry, University of Pune, Pune 411007, India

Received 21 February 2001; Accepted 14 March 2001

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A square planar copper complex of derivatized NSAID drug (Ketoprofen thiosemicarbazone [3-benzoyl-α -methyl benzene acetic acid thiosemicarbazone]), is characterized by elemental analysis, spectroscopy, electrochemistry and magnetic susceptibility studies which exhibits dose-dependent and enhanced antiproliferative effects on human breast cancer cell line T47D rich in progesterone receptors.