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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

orantinib 
An orally bioavailable receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Orantinib binds to and inhibits the autophosphorylation of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2), platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR), and fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR), thereby inhibiting angiogenesis and cell proliferation. Orantinib also inhibits the phosphorylation of the stem cell factor receptor tyrosine kinase c-kit, often expressed in acute myelogenous leukemia cells. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code names:SU006668
SU6668
Sugen SU6668
TSU 68
Chemical structure:3-(2,4-dimethyl-5-((2-oxo-1,2-dihydro-3H-indol-3-ylidene)methyl)-1H-pyrrol-3-yl)propionic acid