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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



bryostatin 1  listen  (BRY-uh-STA-tin)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer and certain brain conditions such as Alzheimer disease and stroke. It binds to an enzyme involved in cell growth and it may help anticancer drugs work better. Bryostatin 1 comes from a marine organism. It is a type of protein kinase C modulator.