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NCI Drug Dictionary


A menaquinone compound and form of vitamin K2 with potential antineoplastic activity. Menatetrenone may act by modulating the signalling of certain tyrosine kinases, thereby affecting several transcription factors including c-myc and c-fos. This agent inhibits tumor cell growth by inducing apoptosis and cell cycle arrest. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code name:E0167