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Increased plasma serotonin following treatment with flavone-8-acetic acid, 5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid, vinblastine, and colchicine: relation to vascular effects.

@article{Baguley1997IncreasedPS,
  title={Increased plasma serotonin following treatment with flavone-8-acetic acid, 5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid, vinblastine, and colchicine: relation to vascular effects.},
  author={B. Baguley and L. Zhuang and P. Kestell},
  journal={Oncology research},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          55-60
        }
}
A number of antitumor agents are known to cause selective reduction in tumor blood flow, leading in some cases to tumor necrosis and growth delay. These agents include flavone acetic acid (FAA), an antitumor agent with high experimental but no clinical antitumor activity, 5,6-dimethylxanthenone-4-acetic acid (DMXAA), a highly active analogue of FAA, endotoxin, vinblastine, and colchicine. We find here that plasma concentrations of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and its metabolite 5… Expand
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