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.

DC-cholesterol liposome
A cationic cholesterol derivative mixed with dimethylaminoethane-carbamoyl and sonicated to form small unilamellar vesicles that can complex with DNA, DNA/protein complexes and other drug complexes and mediates the delivery into the cytosol from the endosome compartment. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Abbreviation:DC-CHOL LIP
DC-chol liposomes
Chemical structure:dimethylaminoethane-carbamoyl-cholesterol liposomes