The semisynthetic glycosides etoposide (VP-16-213) and teniposide (VM-26) are derivatives of podophyllotoxin, a natural product derived from the mandrake plant (Podophyllum peltatum, may apple). Etoposide is employed for the treatment of various cancers.© 2007 Copyright © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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