Platinum

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Platinum

A rare and valuable metal. Platinum is used in jewelry and electronics. Platinum is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Platinum is volatile like other commodities, but generally maintains a relatively high price.
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It appears that gemcitabine doublets either with erlotinib, capecitabine or platinum compounds are slightly more active than gemcitabine alone in advanced disease and in the future these combinations may achieve an advantage over gemcitabine alone in the adjuvant setting.
Oxaliplatin (OXP) is a relatively new 1,2-diaminocyclohexane (DACH) platinum compound that has demonstrated antitumor activity in a variety of neoplasms.
Fully cured platinum compounds tend to be less tacky than peroxide materials.
Our findings confirmed some previously reported results, that platinum compounds and derivatives are more effective in inhibition of telomerase activity than the original compounds.
The 23 chapters begin with anatomy and physiology and then review the toxicity of such substances as loop diuretic, cisplatin, platinum compounds, iron chelating and other chemotherapeutic agents, aminoglycoside, and macrolides.
Adnectins, angiogenesis inhibitors, anthracyclines, antibodies, antisense, aptamers, (aurora) kinase inhibitors, cytokines, HDAC inhibitors, hedgehog signaling pathway inhibitors, MEK-inhibitors, mTOR inhibitors, nanobodies, nucleoside analogues, platinum compounds, siRNA, taxanes, topoisomerase inhibitors, TLR-agonists, tumor activated prodrugs, tyrosine kinase inhibitors, vaccines, vascular disrupting agents, VEGF inhibitors
The NX 473 platinum-based compound is being developed to improve on the efficacy and safety of existing platinum compounds.