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.

thalicarpine
A natural aporphine benzylisoquinoline vinca alkaloid with antineoplastic activity. Thalicarpine binds to and inhibits p-glycoprotein, the multidrug resistance efflux pump. Thalicarpine also induces single-strand breaks in DNA and arrests cancer cells at the G2/M and G1 phase of the cell cycle. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:taliblastine
thaliblastine
thalicarpin
Chemical structures:[S-(R*,R*)]-9-[4,5-dimethoxy-2-[(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolinyl)-methyl]phenoxy]-5,6,6a,7-tetrahydro-1,2,10-trimethoxy-6-methyl-4H-dibenzo[de,g]quinoline
4H-dibenzo[de,g]quinoline, 5,6,6a, 7-tetrahydro-9-[4,5-dimethoxy-2-[(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6, 7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolinyl)methyl]phenoxy]-1,2,10-trimethoxy-6-methyl-
6a.alpha.-aporphine, 9-[[4,5-dimethoxy-.alpha.-((S)-1,2,3, 4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimethoxy-2-methyl-1-isoquinolyl)-o-tolyl]oxy]-1, 2,10-trimethoxy-