Chapter 18. Aptamers as Anticancer Agents

  1. Sotiris Missailidis
  1. Vaidehi Makwana,
  2. Suzanne Simmons and
  3. Sotiris Missailidis

Published Online: 7 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch18

Anticancer Therapeutics

Anticancer Therapeutics

How to Cite

Makwana, V., Simmons, S. and Missailidis, S. (2008) Aptamers as Anticancer Agents, in Anticancer Therapeutics (ed S. Missailidis), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723036

Online ISBN: 9780470697047

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Keywords:

  • anticancer aptamer agents;
  • age-related macular degeneration (AMD);
  • nucleolin-binding aptamer;
  • GRO-binding nucleolin;
  • cancer aptamers;
  • basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF);
  • immunogenic MUC1 peptides and DNA aptamers;
  • aptamer development and target recognition and diagnostics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aptamers in Cancer

  • Final comments