7. Gold-Based Therapeutic Agents: A New Perspective

  1. Prof. Dr. Enzo Alessio
  1. Susan J. Berners-Price

Published Online: 23 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633104.ch7

Bioinorganic Medicinal Chemistry

Bioinorganic Medicinal Chemistry

How to Cite

Berners-Price, S. J. (2011) Gold-Based Therapeutic Agents: A New Perspective, in Bioinorganic Medicinal Chemistry (ed E. Alessio), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633104.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Trieste, Department of Chemical Sciences, Via Giorgieri 1, 34127 Trieste, Italy

Author Information

  1. The University of Western Australia, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth WA 6010, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326310

Online ISBN: 9783527633104



  • gold-based therapeutic agents;
  • biological chemistry;
  • gold antiarthritic drugs;
  • anticancer agents;
  • antiparasitic agents


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological Chemistry of Gold

  • Gold Antiarthritic Drugs

  • Gold Complexes as Anticancer Agents

  • Gold Complexes as Antiparasitic Agents

  • Concluding Remarks