epothilone

A substance obtained from bacteria that interferes with cell division. Some epothilones are being studied as treatments for cancer.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Epothilone — sind 16 gliedrige Macrolactone, die 1987 erstmals aus dem Myxobakterium Sorangium cellulosum von G. Höfle und H. Reichenbach an der ehemaligen Braunschweiger Gesellschaft für Biotechnologische Forschung (GBF, heute Helmholtz Zentrum für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Epothilone — Épothilone strucutre d un épothilone Les épothilones sont une nouvelle classe de molécules cytotoxiques, comprenant l épothilone A, l épothilone B, et l épothilone D, ayant un potentiel en tant que traitement chimiothérapeutique. Leur mécanisme d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Epothilone — The epothilones are a new class of cytotoxic molecules identified as potential chemotherapeutic drugs. [Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., MD; Samuel Hellman, MD; and Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD (2004) Cancer: Principles And Practice Of Oncology (7th… …   Wikipedia

  • Épothilone — strucutre d un épothilone Les épothilones sont une nouvelle classe de molécules cytotoxiques, comprenant l épothilone A, l épothilone B, et l épothilone D, ayant un potentiel en tant que traitement chimiothérapeutique. Leur mécanisme d action est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • epothilone B — A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of epothilone. Also called EPO906 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • epothilone D — A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of mitotic inhibitor and epothilone. Also called KOS 862 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • epothilone — noun Any of various cytotoxic drugs …   Wiktionary

  • epothilone ZK219477 — A form of the substance epothilone that is made in the laboratory. It is being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Epothilone ZK2219477 stops the growth of tumor cells by blocking cell division. It is a type of antimitotic agent …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Epothilon — Epothilone sind 16 gliedrige Macrolactone, die 1987 erstmals aus dem Myxobakterium Sorangium cellulosum von G. Höfle und H. Reichenbach an der ehemaligen Braunschweiger Gesellschaft für Biotechnologische Forschung (GBF, heute Helmholtz Zentrum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Discovery and development of tubulin inhibitors — Tubulin inhibitors interfere directly with the tubulin system which is in contrast to those drugs acting on DNA for cancer chemotherapy. Microtubules play an important role in eukaryotic cells. Alpha and beta tubulin, the main components of… …   Wikipedia

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