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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

GPI-0100 
A semi-synthetic triterpene glycoside, derived from the naturally occurring saponins. GPI-0100 functions as an adjuvant when given as part of a vaccine preparation to improve the immunogenicity of antigens such as proteins, carbohydrates. GPI-0100 containing vaccines have been used with both viral and tumor antigens to elicit a Type 1 helper T cell response for those diseases in which a cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) response is desired. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)