coordinate compounds as chemotherapy drugs

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coordinate compounds as chemotherapy drugs

Postby Corryn Doll » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:56 am

What are some well-known examples of coordinate compounds that are used as chemotherapy drugs and why specifically do they use coordinate compounds?

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Re: coordinate compounds as chemotherapy drugs

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:47 pm

One example covered is cisplatin. Coordination complexes are used for drugs often because biological compounds (proteins) contain transition metal coordination complexes.


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