Platinum Compounds: a New Class of Potent Antitumour Agents

  title={Platinum Compounds: a New Class of Potent Antitumour Agents},
  author={Barnett Rosenberg and L. Vancamp and JAMES E. Trosko and VIRGINIA H. Mansour},
  • Barnett Rosenberg, L. Vancamp, +1 author VIRGINIA H. Mansour
  • Published 1969
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nature
  • CERTAIN platinum compounds completely but reversibly iiihibit cell division in Gram-negative rods1–4. These compounds have been tested for antitumour activity and we report some of the preliminary results. The platinum compounds inhibit sarcoma 180 and leukaemia L1210 in mice. 
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