- A substance being studied in the treatment of certain blood diseases, blood cancers, and other types of cancer. PXD101 may block the growth of tumors and the growth of blood vessels from surrounding tissue to the tumor. It may also make tumor cells more sensitive to other anticancer drugs. PXD101 is a type of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor and angiogenesis inhibitor.
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Histone deacetylase inhibitor — Histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDAC inhibitors, HDI) are a class of compounds that interfere with the function of histone deacetylase.Cellular Biochemistry / PharmacologyTo carry out gene expression, a cell must control the coiling and uncoiling … Wikipedia