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The discovery of potent cRaf1 kinase inhibitors.
A series of benzylidene-1H-indol-2-one (oxindole) derivatives was synthesized and evaluated as cRaf-1 kinase inhibitors. The key features of the molecules were the donor/acceptor motif common toExpand
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Binding and kinetics studies of oxidation of DNA by oxoruthenium(IV)
The binding to DNA of complexes based on Ru(tpy)(L)OH 2 2+ (tpy=2,2',2''-terpyridine; L=bpy, 2,2'-bipyridine; phen, 1,10-phenanthroline; or dppz, dipyridophenazine) has been studied by viscometry,Expand
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Structure, DNA minor groove binding, and base pair specificity of alkyl- and aryl-linked bis(amidinobenzimidazoles) and bis(amidinoindoles).
A series of bis(amidinobenzimidazoles) and bis(amidinoindoles) with varied linking chains connecting the aromatic groups and various modifications to the basic amidino groups have been prepared. TheExpand
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Molecular Diversity in Chemical Databases: Comparison of Medicinal Chemistry Knowledge Bases and Databases of Commercially Available Compounds
A molecular descriptor space has been developed which describes structural diversity. Expand
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Structure-activity relationships of pentamidine analogs against Giardia lamblia and correlation of antigiardial activity with DNA-binding affinity.
1,5-Di(4-amidinophenoxy)pentane (pentamidine) and 38 analogs of pentamidine were screened for in vitro activity against the enteric protozoan Giardia lamblia WB (ATCC 30957). All compounds wereExpand
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Toward Antibody-directed Enzyme Prodrug Therapy with the T268G Mutant of Human Carboxypeptidase A1 and Novel in VivoStable Prodrugs of Methotrexate*
Antibody-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (ADEPT) has the potential of greatly enhancing antitumor selectivity of cancer therapy by synthesizing chemotherapeutic agents selectively at tumor sites.Expand
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Amiloride intercalates into DNA and inhibits DNA topoisomerase II.
Amiloride is capable of inhibiting DNA synthesis in mammalian cells in culture. Recent evidence indicates that the enzyme, DNA topoisomerase II, is probably required for DNA synthesis to occur inExpand
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2-[(arylmethyl) amino]-2-methyl-1,3-propanediol DNA intercalators. An examination of the effects of aromatic ring variation on antitumor activity and DNA binding.
The effects of variation of aromatic ring size, shape, and side-chain position on antitumor activity and DNA binding in a series of carbocyclic 2-[(arylmethyl)amino]-2-methyl-1,3-propanediols (AMAPs)Expand
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