antimitotic drug

antimitotic drug

[‚an·tē‚mī′täd·ik ‚drəg]
(pharmacology)
A substance, such as colchicine, vincristine, or vinblastine, that interferes with mitotic cellular division; used in the chemotherapy of leukemia.
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Balloons for the prevention and treatment of restenosis antimitotic drug release.
The benzofuroindoline core is a unique motif found in the natural products diazonamide A, a very potent anti-cancer agent ( 5 nM against various cell lines) which may have clinical utility for cancer therapy since it is as active as widespread used antimitotic drugs without their overt toxicity.
Based on the obtained results and previous studies can be concluded that such effects of antimitotic drugs (cytotoxic) could include: