Potent Farnesyltransferase Inhibitors with 1,4-Diazepane Scaffolds as Novel Destabilizing Microtubule Agents in Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer
2011-03-10T00:00:00Z (GMT) by
A new class of potent farnesyltransferase inhibitors based on a 1,4-diazepane scaffold was synthesized with protein farnesyltransferase inhibition potencies in the low nanomolar range. The compounds block the growth on two hormone-resistant tumor prostatic cell lines (DU145 and PC3). The advanced cellular evaluation of the more potent farnesyltransferase inhibitors was explored and revealed a disorganization of tubulin in PC3 cells.
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