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.

atrasentan hydrochloride
The orally available hydrochloride salt of pyrrolidine-3-carboxylic acid with potential antineoplastic activity. As a selective antagonist of the endothelin-A (ETA) receptor, atrasentan binds selectively to the ETA receptor, which may result in inhibition of endothelin-induced angiogenesis and tumor cell proliferation. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

US brand name:Xinlay
Code name:(+)-A 127722
ABT 627
Chemical structure:(2R,3R,4S)-4-(1,3-benzodioxo-5-yl)-1-(2-(dibutylamino)-2-oxoethyl)-2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-3-pyrrolidinecarboxylic acid monohydrochloride