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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

NG-monomethyl-L-arginine 
An amino acid derivative with potential antineoplastic activity. NG-monomethyl-L-arginine inhibits the enzyme nitric oxide synthase, resulting in a diminution of nitrous oxide production. This agent may inhibit tumor angiogenesis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:N-Methylarginine
Abbreviation:NMA