Antineoplastic plant origin

The main agents of this group are vinblastine, vincristine, vinorelbine, docetaxel, irinotecan, paclitaxel, teniposide, topotecan, etoposide, etc. According to the classification of D.A. Kharkevich, herbal anticancer agents can be represented by the following groups: 1. Alkaloids of pink vinca – vinblastine, vincristine. 2. Yew tree alkaloids (taxanes) – paclitaxel, docetaxel. 3. Podophyllotoxins secreted from the…

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