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Pentostatin

Introduction: Pentostatin

Description of Pentostatin

Pentostatin: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites.
Source: National Institute of Health

Pentostatin: adenine nucleotide analog which inhibits adenine deaminase, used as an immunosuppressant to augment antineoplastics.
Source: Diseases Database

Pentostatin: A potent inhibitor of adenosine deaminase. The drug is effective in the treatment of many lymphoproliferative malignancies, particularly hairy-cell leukemia. It is also synergistic with some other antineoplastic agents and has immunosuppressive activity.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Pentostatin

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Pentostatin

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Pentostatin

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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Source: Diseases Database

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