liu.seSearch for publications in DiVA
Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Vitamin E analogues: A new class of inducers of apoptosis with selective anti-cancer effects
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Pathology.
Show others and affiliations
2004 (English)In: Current Cancer Drug Targets, ISSN 1568-0096, Vol. 4, no 4, 355-372 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In spite of unrelenting effort, the net incidence of neoplastic diseases appears not to have been curbed. While some types of cancer have been suppressed significantly, others are either stagnating or on the increase. Therefore, the need for a cure is imperative, in particularly a drug or combination of drugs that would be selective for malignant cells, i.e. with as low secondary toxicity as possible. Recent data strongly suggest that analogues of vitamin E, epitomised by the most studied α-tocopheryl succinate (α-TOS), may meet the need for the coveted drugs with a selective anti-neoplastic effect. The reasons for this optimism are reviewed in this article.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2004. Vol. 4, no 4, 355-372 p.
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-24640DOI: 10.2174/1568009043332943Local ID: 6826OAI: diva2:244962
Available from: 2009-10-07 Created: 2009-10-07 Last updated: 2011-01-12

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Neuzil, Jiri
By organisation
Faculty of Health SciencesPathology
In the same journal
Current Cancer Drug Targets
Medical and Health Sciences

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 46 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link