Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) and PARP inhibitors

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Publication type Article
JournalDrug Discovery Today: Disease Models
Year2012
Volume9
Issue2
Pagese51-e58
ISSN (electronic)1740-6757
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PARP-1 protects cells from endogenous and therapeutically inflicted DNA damage. PARP inhibitors have been under development since 1980 and first entered clinical trial in 2003. They are an exciting new class of drugs that have the potential to increase the efficacy of anticancer DNA damaging agents and to selectively target cells that have defects in other DNA repair pathways. There are now nine PARP inhibitors undergoing clinical evaluation
PublisherElsevier Ltd
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ddmod.2012.01.004
DOI10.1016/j.ddmod.2012.01.004
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