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Medicinal Chemistry of Gold Compounds

Organic Derivatives of Gold and Silver (1999)

  1. Simon P. Fricker

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0221

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Fricker, S. P. 2009. Medicinal Chemistry of Gold Compounds. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. AnorMED Inc., Langley, BC, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Metals in Biology
  • 2
    Historical Use of Gold in Medicine
  • 3
    Gold Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • 4
    Mechanism of Action of Antiarthritic Gold Drugs
  • 5
    Antitumour
  • 6
    Anti-Infective
  • 7
    Conclusion
  • 8
    Acknowledgement

Keywords:

  • gold compounds and medicinal chemistry;
  • metals and maintaining structural integrity;
  • gold exploitation for medical properties throughout history;
  • gold therapy for rheumatoid arthritis;
  • gold therapy and inflammatory response side effects;
  • gold compounds and potential antitumour activity;
  • ligand gold complexes with antitumour activity;
  • microbial infection and antimicrobial properties of gold complexes