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By R T Blickenstaff

Antitumor Steroids examines using steroids, besides nonsteroidal antiestrogens and a few benzo[a]carbazoles, within the remedy of melanoma. It explains the mechanism in which steroids and their receptors interact to impact their physiological capabilities commonly and their antitumor task particularly. It additionally describes the systematic screening of antitumor compounds remoted from average assets.
Organized into 9 chapters, this e-book starts with an summary of the position of steroids in melanoma remedy. It then discusses the estrogens, antiestrogens, and compounds (all containing an fragrant A-ring). the following chapters reflect on androgens, a few antiandrogens, derivatives in accordance with C-19 steroids, progestins and corticoids, bile acids, and compounds with a side-chain carboxyl workforce. The ebook explains the biogenesis and metabolism of androgens; the pharmacology of medroxyprogesterone acetate; the antitumor homes of clearly taking place corticosteroids; sterols and cucurbitacins; diet D and its metabolites; and cardenolides, bufadienolides, and withanolides. The publication concludes with a bankruptcy on bile acids, sapogenins and its analogs, and miscellaneous steroids.
This e-book is a priceless source for natural and medicinal chemists biochemists, and pharmacologists drawn to using steroids in treating cancer.

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