Biphosphonates

  • F. Duffaud
  • R. Favre

Abstract

The biphosphonates have a phosphate-carbon-phosphate backbone, which binds tightly to calcified bone matrix. This core structure allows many possible variations by changing side chains or by esterifiyng phosphate groups. Many biphosphonates have been synthesised, with different chemical and biological characteristics.

Keywords

Placebo Migration Oncol Myeloma Disodium 

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  • R. Favre

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