oncolysate

An extract made from cancer cells that are infected with a lytic strain of virus. The extract contains both cancer cell proteins and virus proteins. Oncolysates are being studied as cancer vaccines.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • oncolysate — on·col·y·sate (ong kolґĭ sāt) any agent that lyses or destroys tumor cells. Cf. cytotoxicity …   Medical dictionary

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