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.

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imidazolyl ethanamide pentandioic acid
An orally bioavailable small molecule, with potential hematopoiesis inducing and antiviral activities. Upon oral administration, myelo001 stimulates the differentiation of bone marrow cells of the leukocytic, lymphocytic, and erythrocytic lineages, and prevents apoptosis of hematopoietic cells. This prevents chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN), inhibits the risk of infections, increases tolerance and allows for the continuation of the neutropenia-inducing chemotherapeutic agent. In addition, myelo 001 has antiviral properties. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Dicarbamin
pentanedioic acid imidazolyl ethanamide
Foreign brand name:Ingavirin
Vitaglutam
Code name:Myelo 001
Myelo001
Chemical structure:6-(2-(1H-Imidazol-4-yl)ethylamino)-5-oxohexanoic acid