NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- DC-cholesterol liposome
A cationic cholesterol derivative mixed with dimethylaminoethane-carbamoyl and sonicated to form small unilamellar vesicles that can complex with DNA, DNA/protein complexes and other drug complexes and mediates the delivery into the cytosol from the endosome compartment. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviations: DC-CHOL LIP
Chemical structure: dimethylaminoethane-carbamoyl-cholesterol liposomes