forodesine hydrochloride

A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of leukemia and lymphoma. It is a type of purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor. Also called forodesine and BCX-1777.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • forodesine — A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of leukemia and lymphoma. It is a type of purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor. Also called BCX 1777 and forodesine hydrochloride …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • BCX-1777 — A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of leukemia and lymphoma. It is a type of purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor. Also called forodesine and forodesine hydrochloride …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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