A Water‐Soluble Prodrug of Taxol with Self‐Assembling Properties

Kyriacos Costa Nicolaou, Rodney Kiplin Guy, Emmanuel Nicolauo Pitsinos, Wolfgang Wrasidlo

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Just as effective and not as toxic, taxol derivative 1 displays antitumor activity comparable to that of the parent compound. Since 1 is water soluble, complications that arise in clinical applications of taxol may be avoided. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1583-1587
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number15-16
StatePublished - Sep 2 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry (all)


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