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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

methanol extraction residue of BCG 
A cell wall fraction of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) obtained by menthol extraction with immunomodulating properties and potential use in cancer immunotherapy. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:MER of BCG
methanol extraction residue of bacillus Calmette-Guerin
Acronyms:MER
MER-BCG