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.

leridistim
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 or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Myelopoietin
Abbreviation:MPO
Code name:SC-70935