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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

NM-3 
An orally bioavailable antiangiogenic isocoumarin with potential antineoplastic activity. NM-3 inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a pro-angiogenic growth factor, thereby inhibiting endothelial cell proliferation. This agent also induces apoptosis by a mechanism involving reactive oxygen species. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)