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.
- conjugated linoleic acid
A slightly altered form of linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid important to human health found in beef and dairy fats. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms: 9,11-conjugated linoleic acid
US brand names: Clarinol
Abbreviation: CLA Chemical structure: 9,11-octadecadienoic acid