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.
- human gp100 plasmid DNA vaccine
A vaccine consisting of a plasmid DNA encoding the human melanoma-associated antigen gp100. Upon adminsistration, expressed gp100 antigen may stimulate a cytotoxic T cell HLA-A2.1-restricted immune response against tumor cells that express this antigen, resulting in tumor cell lysis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: gp100 Plasmid DNA