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A synthetic, 20-base antisense oligodeoxynucleotide that hybridizes to c-raf kinase messenger RNA. ISIS 5132 has been shown to specifically suppress Raf-1 expression both in vitro and in vivo. Raf-1 serine/threonine kinase functions as a critical effector of Ras-mediated signal transduction; constitutive activation of this pathway directly contributes to malignant transformation. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|Synonyms:||c-RAF Antisense |
RAF-IK Antisense ODN
|Code names:||CGP 69846A |