Anticancer Activity Studies of Ruthenium(II) Complex Toward Human Osteosarcoma HOS Cells

Anticancer Activity Studies of Ruthenium(II) Complex Toward Human Osteosarcoma HOS Cells A new Ru(II) complex [Ru(dmp)2(NMIP)](ClO4)2 (dmp = 2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline, NMIP = 2’-(2″-nitro-3″,4″-methylenedioxyphenyl)imidazo[4′,5′-f][1,10]-phenanthroline) was synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, ESI–MS and 1H NMR. The cytotoxic activity of the complex against MG-63, U2OS, HOS, and MC3T3-e1 cell lines was investigated by MTT method. The complex shows moderate cytotoxicity toward HOS (IC50 = 35.6 ± 2.6 µM) and MC3T3-e1 (IC50 = 41.6 ± 2.8 µM) cell lines. The morphological studies show that the complex can induce apoptosis in HOS cells and cause an increase of reactive oxygen species levels and a decrease in the mitochondrial membrane potential. The cell cycle distribution demonstrates that the complex inhibits the cell growth at S phase. Additionally, the antitumor activity in vivo reveals that the complex can induce a decrease in tumor weight. The Journal of Membrane Biology Springer Journals

Anticancer Activity Studies of Ruthenium(II) Complex Toward Human Osteosarcoma HOS Cells

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Life Sciences; Biochemistry, general; Human Physiology
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