raltitrexed

An anticancer drug that stops tumor cells from growing by blocking the ability of cells to make DNA. It belongs to the family of drugs called thymidylate synthase inhibitors. Also called ICI D1694.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Raltitrexed — drugbox IUPAC name = 2 [5 [methyl [(2 methyl 4 oxo 1H quinazolin 6 yl)methyl] amino] thiophen 2 yl] carbonylaminopentanedioic acid CAS number = 112887 68 0 ATC prefix = L01 ATC suffix = BA03 ATC supplemental = PubChem = 104758 DrugBank =… …   Wikipedia

  • raltitrexed — noun A particular drug used in chemotherapy …   Wiktionary

  • raltitrexed disodium — ral·ti·trex·ed di·so·di·um (ral″tĭ trekґsəd) a quinazoline folate analogue that inhibits thymidylate synthase; used as an antineoplastic in the treatment of advanced colorectal carcinoma, administered intravenously …   Medical dictionary

  • Mesothelioma — Classification and external resources Left sided mesothelioma with mediastinal node enlargement : CT scan. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Thymidilat-Synthase — Thymidylat Synthase Bändermodell des Thymidylat Synthase Dimer, komplexiert mit dem Inhibitor Raltitrexed (Kalotten) nach …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thymidylat-Synthase — Bändermodell des Thymidylat Synthase Dimer, komplexiert mit dem Inhibitor Ral …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thymidylatsynthase — Thymidylat Synthase Bändermodell des Thymidylat Synthase Dimer, komplexiert mit dem Inhibitor Raltitrexed (Kalotten) nach …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chemotherapy — A woman being treated with docetaxel chemotherapy for breast cancer. Cold mittens and wine coolers are placed on her hands and feet to reduce harm to her nails. Chemotherapy (sometimes cancer chemotherapy) is the treatment of cancer with an… …   Wikipedia

  • Paclitaxel — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2α,4α,5β,7β,10β,13α) 4,10 bis(acetyloxy) …   Wikipedia

  • Methotrexate — Amethopterin redirects here. Not to be confused with aminopterin. Methotrexate Systematic ( …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.