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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



epothilone ZK219477  listen  (eh-POTH-ih-lone ...)

  A form of the substance epothilone that is made in the laboratory. It is being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Epothilone ZK2219477 stops the growth of tumor cells by blocking cell division. It is a type of antimitotic agent.