Prodrugs for nitroreductase-based cancer therapy-3: Antitumor activity of the novel dinitroaniline prodrugs/Ssap-NtrB enzyme suicide gene system: Synthesis, in vitro and in silico evaluation in prostate cancer

Tokay E., GÜNGÖR T. , Hacioglu N., CÖMERT ÖNDER F. , Gullhan U. G. , Tok T. T. , ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, cilt.187, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Prodrugs for targeted tumor therapies have been extensively studied in recent years due to not only maximising therapeutic effects on tumor cells but also reducing or eliminating serious side effects on healthy cells. This strategy uses prodrugs which are safe for normal cells and form toxic metabolites (drugs) after selective reduction by enzymes in tumor tissues.