Effects of cantharidinimides on human carcinoma cells

Lun Huei Lin, Hsu Shan Huang, Chiung Chang Lin, Lin W. Lee, Pen Yuan Lin

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Modification of the cantharidinimide structure led to the discovery of a novel class of antitumor compounds. These cantharidinimide derivatives containing aliphartic, aryl, and pyridyl groups showed some effect in vitro against HepG2 and HL-60 cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-857
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004


  • Cantharidin
  • Cantharidinimide
  • HepG2
  • HL-60

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology


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