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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


SOD1 inhibitor ATN-224  listen  (... in-HIH-bih-ter ...)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. SOD1 inhibitor ATN-224 also blocks enzymes that cells need to divide and grow, and it may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antiangiogenesis agent and a type of superoxide dismutase inhibitor. Also called ATN-224.