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A combinatorial approach towards treating cancer through Cisplatin

Cisplatin is an effective chemotherapeutic drug against a vast variety of cancers. It is a cytotoxic drug that kills cancer cells by forming DNA adducts, thereby damaging the DNA leading to apoptosis. However, the clinical use of cisplatin is limited by severe side effects in healthy tissues wit...

By Ashwin K. Jainarayanan, Ankush Sharma