Personal recollections on the early development of taxol

J Nat Prod. 2004 Feb;67(2):136-8. doi: 10.1021/np0304464.

Abstract

All of us who have worked with taxol in the laboratory and the clinic, and the many patients all over the world who have benefited from the drug, owe a great debt of gratitude to Monroe Wall, Mansukh Wani, and their colleagues for the initial isolation and characterization of this compound.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic / chemistry
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic / history*
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic / pharmacology
  • Biological Factors / chemistry
  • Biological Factors / history*
  • Biological Factors / pharmacology
  • Cell Line, Tumor
  • Drug Screening Assays, Antitumor
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Microtubules / chemistry
  • Paclitaxel / chemistry
  • Paclitaxel / history*
  • Paclitaxel / pharmacology
  • Taxus / chemistry
  • United States

Substances

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
  • Biological Factors
  • Paclitaxel

Personal name as subject

  • Susan Band Horwitz