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Action of anticancer drugs

This topic links with transition metals as cisplatin is an example of a square planar complex . The Pt(II) complex cisplatin is used as an anticancer drug. Cisplatin prevents DNA replication in cancer cells by a ligand replacement reaction with DNA in which a bond is formed between platinum and a nitrogen atom on guanine. Appreciate that society needs to assess the balance between the benefits and

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