Drug isolated from yew ( Taxus brevifolis ) that stabilizes microtubules: analogous in this respect to phalloidin that stabilizes microfilaments.
<drug> A drug isolated from the yew tree (Taxus brevifolis) that stabilises microtubules: analogous in this respect to phalloidin that stabilises microfilaments. ... (16 Dec 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(from the article `Chemistry`) In an achievement regarded as a milestone in synthetic organic chemistry, two research groups in 1994 announced development of techniques for the ... As a member of the yew family, Taxaceae, the Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) has flat, evergreen needles and produces red, berrylike fruits. The ... [2 rel...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/17
(tak´sol) trademark for a preparation of paclitaxel, an antineoplastic agent.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
A drug used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma. It is also used together with another drug to treat non-small cell lung cancer. Taxol is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It blocks cell growth by stopping cell division and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimitotic agent. Also...Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=T
A naturally occurring compound (extracted from the bark of the Pacific yew tree) that has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating advanced breast or ovarian cancers.Found on http://www.chemicalglossary.net/definition/1585-Taxol
Anti-cancer drug (chemotherapy).Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=t
Extracted from the Pacific Yew (Tazus Brevifolia). This compound effects microtubiles within cancer cells. It has become one of the most widely used chemotherapeutic agents with activity in ovarian cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer and lymphomas.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21438
see PaclitaxelFound on http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-information/glossary
Semi-natural chemotherapy drug, initially synthesised from the yew tree. One of the taxane group.
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