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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

carboxyphenyl retinamide 
A synthetic phenylretinamide analogue of retinol (vitamin A) with potential antineoplastic and chemopreventive activities. Carboxyphenyl retinamide induces cell differentiation and inhibits tumor cell growth and carcinogenesis. This agent may also induce cell cycle arrest in the G1 phase in some cancer cell types. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:RII
Chemical structures:4-carboxyphenyl retinamide
N-(4-carboxyphenyl)retinamide