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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

recombinant adenovirus-interferon SCH 721015 
A replication-deficient recombinant adenovirus encoding human interferon alpha-2b with potential antineoplastic activity. Upon intravesical administration, recombinant adenovirus-interferon SCH 721015 infects nearby tumor cells and expresses INF alpha-2b intracellularly which activates the transcription and translation of genes whose products mediate antiviral, antiproliferative, antitumor, and immune-modulating effects. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviation:rAd-IFN SCH 721015
Code name:SCH 721015