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Metabolically activated heterocyclic N-oxide compounds for killing and visualizing hypoxic cancer cells
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Tirapazamine (TPZ) is currently undergoing a variety of phase I, II, and III clinical trials for the treatment of various human cancers. TPZ derives its medicinal activity by inducing DNA damage in poorly oxygenated tumor ...
Oxidative DNA damage by 1-hydroxyphenazine, virulence factor of Pseudomonas aeruginosa : towards a molecular understanding of the bacterial virulence factor 1-hydroxyphenazine
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
1-Hydroxyphenazine is a secondary metabolite and virulence factor of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This organism colonizes the airways of the patients of cystic fibrosis and causes progressive destruction of the airways. It is ...
Studies of natural products that reveal novel strategies for efficient modification of DNA
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
DNA is the central molecule in cells. The correct function of cells depends on the structure of DNA. DNA damaging natural products often show cytotoxic or mutagenic properties, which many times land them medicinal value ...