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.

TLR9 agonist EMD 1201081
A synthetic oligonucleotide containing phosphorothioate oligodeoxynucleotide with potential immunopotentiating activity. TLR9 agonist EMD 1201081 binds to and activates the intracellular Toll-like receptor (TLR) 9 in monocytes/macrophages, plasmacytoid dendritic cells (DCs) and B cells, initiating immune signaling pathways, activating B cells and inducing T-helper cell cytokine production. TLR9 is a member of the TLR family, which plays a fundamental role in pathogen recognition and activation of innate immunity. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Toll-like receptor 9 agonist EMD 1201081
Code name:EMD 1201081