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cisplatin

[¦sis′plat·ən]
(medicine)
A transition-metal complex that is used in the treatment of cancer, with particular effectiveness in the treatment of testicular and ovarian cancers; second- and third-generation variants of this drug have been developed to mitigate undesirable side effects.
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In this experiment TPA was again used to induce cell death DMSO was used as the negative control while CIS-Platinum (SIGMA product no.
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