bortezomib

A drug used to treat multiple myeloma that has gotten worse during treatment with other anticancer drugs. It is also used to treat mantle cell lymphoma in patients who have already received at least one other type of treatment. Bortezomib is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of proteasome inhibitor and dipeptidyl boronic acid. Also called Velcade and PS-341.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Bortézomib — Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bortezomib — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Bortezomib Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bortezomib — Drugbox IUPAC name = [(1 R ) 3 methyl 1 [(2 S ) 1 oxo 3 phenyl 2 [(pyrazinylcarbonyl)amino] propyl] amino] butyl] boronic acid CAS number = 179324 69 7 ATC prefix = L01 ATC suffix = XX32 PubChem = 93860 DrugBank = APRD00828 C=19 | H=25 | B=1 |… …   Wikipedia

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

  • bortezomib — bor·tez·o·mib (bor tezґə mib) a proteasome inhibitor with antineoplastic activity, used in treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma; administered by intravenous injection …   Medical dictionary

  • bortezomib — n. a cytotoxic drug that works by inhibiting proteasomes and causing death of malignant cells. It is administered intravenously in the treatment of myeloma. Side effects include peripheral neuropathy, thrombocytopenia, and nausea. Trade names:… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • PS-341 — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Bortezomib Andere Namen (1R) 3 Methyl 1 [((2R …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Velcade — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Bortezomib Andere Namen (1R) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Multiple myeloma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a plasmacytoma, the histologic correlate of multiple myeloma. H E stain ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Proteasoma — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Modelo estructural de un proteasoma. Los sitios activos se encuentran dentro del tubo azul. Los extremos rojos regulan la entrada de la proteína al tubo donde será degradada …   Wikipedia Español

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