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Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2004 Jan 19;14(2):347-50.

Triaryl methane derivatives as antiproliferative agents.

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  • 1Lorus Therapeutics Inc., 2Meridian Road, M9W 4Z7, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abstract

Clotrimazole (CLT) 1, a synthetic anti-fungal imidazole derivative, inhibits tumor cell proliferation and angiogenesis. In the current study, flow cytometric analysis demonstrated that the decrease in tumor cell growth by CLT 1 was associated with inhibition of cell cycle progression at the G(1)-S phase transition, resulting in G(0)-G(1) arrest. A series of CLT 1 analogues has been generated in order to develop CLT 1 derivatives that are devoid of the imidazole moiety which is responsible for the hepatoxicity associated with CLT 1 while retaining CLT 1 efficacy. The majority of these analogues demonstrate in vitro antiproliferative activity ranging from submicromolar to micromolar concentrations.

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