NCI Drug Dictionary

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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.

carcinoembryonic antigen peptide 1-6D
A 9-residue human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-restricted fragment of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). CEA:571-579 peptide, which has the amino acid sequence YLSGANLNL, may elicit a cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) immune response against tumors expressing CEA. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:CEA:571-579 (576D)
mCEA Peptide
Modified CEA Peptide
Abbreviations:CAP-1-6D peptide
CEA PEP 1-6D