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.
A recombinant chimeric dual G-CSF and IL-3 receptor agonist. Leridistim binds with high affinity to both the interleukin-3 (IL-3) and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) receptors, thereby stimulating the production and maturation of neutrophils, platelets, and lymphocytes after chemotherapy. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: Myelopoietin Abbreviation: MPO Code name: SC-70935