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.
- vindesine sulfate
The sulfate salt form of vindesine. Vindesine binds to and stabilizes tubulin, thereby interrupting tubulin polymerization and preventing the formation of the mitotic spindle and cell division; treated cells are unable to undergo mitosis and are arrested in metaphase. This agent also disrupts macromolecular synthesis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: desacetyl vinblastine amide sulfate
US brand name: Eldisine Foreign brand name: Eldisin
Code name: LY-099094