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 cyclodextrin-encapsulated, third generation super-benzopyran (SBP) compound with potential antineoplastic activity. Upon intraperitoneal (IP) administration, cantrixil enhances the activation and expression of c-Jun, downregulates phosphorylated extracellular signal-regulated kinase (p-ERK) and induces activation of caspase-3, -7 and -9, thereby inducing tumor cell apoptosis. c-Jun, an activator protein-1 (AP-1) transcription factor component, is involved in a wide range of cellular processes including cell cycle progression, differentiation, cell transformation and apoptosis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code name: TRX E 002 1
Chemical structure: cis-4-(para-hydroxyphenyl)-7,4′-dihydroxy-3′,5′-dimethoxy-8-methylisoflavan