ACN53
A substance that has been studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. ACN53 is a weakened adenovirus that carries the p53 gene into tumor cells, causing them to die. It is a type of gene therapy. Also called recombinant adenovirus-p53, rAd/p53, and SCH-58500.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • rAd/p53 — A substance that has been studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. rAd/p53 is a weakened adenovirus that carries the p53 gene into tumor cells, causing them to die. It is a type of gene therapy. Also called recombinant adenovirus p53,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • recombinant adenovirus-p53 — A substance that has been studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Recombinant adenovirus p53 is a weakened adenovirus that carries the p53 gene into tumor cells, causing them to die. It is a type of gene therapy. Also called SCH 58500,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • SCH-58500 — A substance that has been studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. SCH 58500 is a weakened adenovirus that carries the p53 gene into tumor cells, causing them to die. It is a type of gene therapy. Also called recombinant adenovirus p53,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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