Journal of Cancer Science and Research

Journal of Cancer Science and Research
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Topoisomerase Inhibitors

These drugs interfere with enzymes called topoisomerases, which help separate the strands of DNA so they can be copied during the S phase. (Enzymes are proteins that cause chemical reactions in living cells.) Topoisomerase inhibitors are used to treat certain leukemias, as well as lung, ovarian, gastrointestinal, and other cancers.Topoisomerase inhibitors can be classified according to which type of enzyme they affect: Topoisomerase I inhibitors include: Topotecan, Irinotecan (CPT-11). Topoisomerase II inhibitors include: Etoposide (VP-16), Teniposide, Mitoxantrone (also acts as an anti-tumor antibiotic).

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