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Molecules 2016, 21(10), 1405;

Identification of Novel Human Breast Carcinoma (MDA-MB-231) Cell Growth Modulators from a Carbohydrate-Based Diversity Oriented Synthesis Library

Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia 13, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy
Department of Clinical and Experimental Biomedical Science “Mario Serio”, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 50, 50134 Florence, Italy
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Academic Editor: Derek J. McPhee
Received: 18 August 2016 / Revised: 12 October 2016 / Accepted: 15 October 2016 / Published: 20 October 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diversity Oriented Synthesis 2016)
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The application of a cell-based growth inhibition on a library of skeletally different glycomimetics allowed for the selection of a hexahydro-2H-furo[3,2-b][1,4]oxazine compound as candidate inhibitors of MDA-MB-231 cell growth. Subsequent synthesis of analogue compounds and preliminary biological studies validated the selection of a valuable hit compound with a novel polyhydroxylated structure for the modulation of the breast carcinoma cell cycle mechanism. View Full-Text
Keywords: heterocycles; sugars; chemical diversity; cancer heterocycles; sugars; chemical diversity; cancer

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Lenci, E.; Innocenti, R.; Biagioni, A.; Menchi, G.; Bianchini, F.; Trabocchi, A. Identification of Novel Human Breast Carcinoma (MDA-MB-231) Cell Growth Modulators from a Carbohydrate-Based Diversity Oriented Synthesis Library. Molecules 2016, 21, 1405.

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