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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


interleukin-4 PE38KDEL immunotoxin  listen  (in-ter-LOO-kin ... IH-myoo-noh-TOK-sin)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by combining interleukin-4 with a bacterial toxin. Interleukin-4 PE38KDEL immunotoxin is a type of recombinant chimeric protein. Also called interleukin-4 PE38KDEL cytotoxin and NBI-3001.