Synthesis of 4'-thio-β-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine (4'-thio-ara-C) and comparison of its anticancer activity with that of ara-C

Academic Article


  • 4'-thio-β-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine was synthesized by a facile route in high yields. It was evaluated for antitumor activity against a panel of human tumors, both in vitro and in vivo.
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    Author List

  • Tiwari KN; Shortnacy-Fowler AT; Cappellacci L; Parker WB; Waud WR; Montgomery JA; Secrist JA
  • Start Page

  • 329
  • End Page

  • 340
  • Volume

  • 19
  • Issue

  • 1-2