etoposide


etoposide
Lignan derivative synthesized from podophyllotoxin. Used as an anti-tumour drug and probably works by inhibiting topoisomerase II.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Etoposide — Étoposide Étoposide Général Nom IUPAC 4 déméthyl épipodophyllotoxine, 4,6 O éthylidène béta D glucopyranoside (8CI) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Étoposide — Général Nom IUPAC 4 déméthyl épipodophyllotoxine, 4,6 O éthylidène béta D glucopyranoside (8CI) No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • etoposide — fármaco antineoplásico utilizado en el tratamiento de una amplia gama de cánceres sólidos o hematológicos Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Etoposide — drugbox IUPAC name = 4 demethyl epipodophyllotoxin 9 [4,6 O ( R ) ethylidene beta D glucopyranoside] , 4 (dihydrogen phosphate) CAS number = 33419 42 0 ATC prefix = L01 ATC suffix = CB01 ATC supplemental = PubChem = 36462 DrugBank = APRD00239 C …   Wikipedia

  • etoposide — noun A derivative of podophyllotoxin that is used in the treatment of some cancers by inhibiting mitosis …   Wiktionary

  • etoposide — A semisynthetic derivative of podophyllotoxin; a mitotic inhibitor used in the treatment of refractory testicular tumors, small cell lung cancer, and other cancers. * * * eto·po·side …   Medical dictionary

  • etoposide — n. chemical compound used as a medication for several types of cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • etoposide — n. a cytotoxic drug derived from an extract of the mandrake plant that interferes with DNA replication. It is administered intravenously or by mouth, primarily in the treatment of bronchial carcinoma, lymphomas, and testicular tumours. Side… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • etoposide — An anticancer drug that belongs to the families of drugs called podophyllotoxin derivatives and topoisomerase inhibitors …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • etoposide phosphate — the phosphate salt of etoposide, having the same actions and uses as the base; administered intravenously …   Medical dictionary


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