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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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These observations suggest that these complexes specifically to target [ER.sup.+] cancer cells such as breast and ovarian cancer cells provide a direct strategy to enhance the antitumor effect of platinum complexes. In addition, Gou's group [109] reported conjugation of the Pt(IV) moiety to the ER modulator tamoxifen, named Tam-Pt(IV) (Figure 18(65-68)), which was selectively and efficiently taken up by [ER.sup.+] positive tumor cells.
This research gave way to a new molecular modification method for promoting excimer light emission particular to flat 4-coordinate cyclometalated platinum complexes, and created platinum complexes with high color rendering properties despite being a simple light emitting material.
Antitumor platinum complexes: relationship between chemical properties and activity.
Souza, Novel cyclopalladated and coordination palladium and platinum complexes derived from [alpha]-diphenyl ethanedione bis (thiosemicarbazones): Structural studies and cytotoxic activity against human A2780 and A2780cisR carcinoma cell lines J.
Karaivanova, "Novel approaches towards development of non-classical platinum-based antineoplastic agents: design of platinum complexes characterized by an alternative DNA-binding pattern and/or tumor-targeted cytotoxicity," Current Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
Key words: triphosphazene, cyclotriphosphazene, platinum complexes, palladium complexes.