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merbarone

Known as: 5-(N-phenylcarboxamido)-2-thiobarbituric acid, 5-Pyrimidinecarboxamide, hexahydro-4,6-dioxo-N-phenyl-2-thioxo-, MERB 
A nonsedating derivative of thiobarbituric acid and a novel catalytic topoisomerase II inhibitor with antineoplastic activity. Merbarone interferes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The curious phenomenon of similar levels of methylmercury (MeHg) accumulation in fish from contaminated and pristine environments… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
The nuclear enzyme DNA topoisomerase II is a major target for antineoplastic agents. All topoisomerase II-directed agents are… Expand
1999
1999
Merbarone (5-[N-phenyl carboxamido]-2-thiobarbituric acid) is an anticancer drug that inhibits the catalytic activity of DNA… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
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  • Essays in biochemistry
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 9260917
The most common bacterial mechanism for resistance to mercuric-ion species involves intracellular reduction of Hg(II) to Hg(0… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Merbarone is a catalytic inhibitor of topoisomerase II that is in clinical trials as an anticancer agent. Despite the potential… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Patients with metastatic (stage IV) non-small-cell lung cancer usually have a poor prognosis and disease refractory to… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Several recently developed derivatives of bis(2,6-dioxopiperazine) have been shown to be new antitumor agents and are currently… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Merbarone has previously been shown to have antitumor activity of unknown mechanism in P388 and L1210 tumor models (A. D. Brewer… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A 13.5-kilobase HindIII fragment, bearing an intact mercury resistance (mer) operon, was isolated from chromosomal DNA of broad… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The p170 and p180 forms of topoisomerase II have been compared. The concentration dependence of ATP for catalytic activity of the… Expand