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Thalidomide

Known as: N-Phthalyl-glutaminsaeure-imid, 2,6-Dioxo-3-phthalimidopiperidine, (+-)-Thalidomide 
A synthetic derivative of glutamic acid (alpha-phthalimido-glutarimide) with teratogenic, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory and anti-angiogenic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Thalidomide Teratogenicity Target In the late 1950s and early 1960s, thalidomide was prescribed to pregnant women as a cure for… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is more than 1‰ annually in the general population and increases further in cancer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND High-dose therapy with melphalan can prolong survival among patients with multiple myeloma. We assessed whether the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although thalidomide (Thal) was initially used to treat multiple myeloma (MM) because of its known antiangiogenic effects, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Patients with myeloma who relapse after high-dose chemotherapy have few therapeutic options. Since increased bone… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Thalidomide is a potent teratogen causing dysmelia (stunted limb growth) in humans. We have demonstrated that orally administered… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have examined the mechanism of thalidomide inhibition of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Thalidomide selectively inhibits the production of human monocyte tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) when these cells are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
Sir,—Congenital abnormalities are present in approximately 1.5% of babies. In recent months I have observed that the incidence of… Expand
Highly Cited
1947
Highly Cited
1947
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  • Corpus ID: 222064452