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L’Arsenico: da strumento di morte ad antitumorale (XIX – XX - XXI secolo) (2019)


Traditionally considered as "the most perfect and fearsome of poisons," arsenic began its journey as an antimalarial medicament in the early Nineteenth century, withstanding on the market up to the present day in the unexpected role of antitumor agent in the therapy of acute promyelocytic leukemia.

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