Antitumor Organometallics. IV. The Mutagenic Potential of Some Diphenylantimony(III) Dithiophosphorus Derivatives

Abstract

Two diphenylantimony(III) derivatives of dithiophosphorus ligands, i.e. Ph(2)SbS(2)PPh(2) and Ph(2)SbS(2)P(OPr-i)(2), which were previously found to exhibit antitumor properties, have been now investigated for potential mutagenic effects in healthy and Ehrlich ascites tumor-bearing mice. Two short-term tests, i.e. the micronucleus test and the cytogenetic analysis, were used as end-points for mutagenicity. The results are consistent with a mutagenic potential for both organoantimony(III) compounds tested, the effect being higher for the phosphorodithioato derivative.

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@article{Socaciu1994AntitumorOI, title={Antitumor Organometallics. IV. The Mutagenic Potential of Some Diphenylantimony(III) Dithiophosphorus Derivatives}, author={Carmen Socaciu and Ioan Paşca and Cristian Silvestru and Adela Bara and Ionel Haiduc}, journal={Metal-Based Drugs}, year={1994}, volume={1}, pages={291 - 297} }