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Vinblastine

Introduction: Vinblastine

Description of Vinblastine

Vinblastine (medical condition): There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Vinblastine during pregnancy...more »

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Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent:
  »Introduction: Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent
  »Symptoms of Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent

Vinblastine: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of plant drugs called vinca alkaloids. It is a mitotic inhibitor.
Source: National Institute of Health

Vinblastine: periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Velban) that disrupts cell division.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Vinblastine: A natural alkaloid isolated from the plant Vinca rosea Linn. Vinblastine inhibits microtubule formation, resulting in disruption of mitotic spindle assembly and arrest of tumor cells in the M phase of the cell cycle. This agent may also interfere with amino acid, cyclic AMP, and glutathione metabolism; calmodulin-dependent Ca++ -transport ATPase activity; cellular respiration; and nucleic acid and lipid biosynthesis. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Vinblastine: promotes paracrystalline aggregates of tubulin and thus inhibits microtubule formation; used as a cytologic probe for microtubule function, and clinically as an antineoplastic.
Source: CRISP

Vinblastine: Antitumor alkaloid isolated from Vinca rosea. (Merck, 11th ed.).
Source: MeSH 2007

Vinblastine: Related Topics

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Vinblastine include:

Vinblastine as a Disease

Vinblastine: Another name for Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent
  »Symptoms of Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent

Vinblastine: Related Diseases

Vinblastine: Vinblastine is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Vinblastine (Vinblastine -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Vinblastine incude:

Terms associated with Vinblastine:

Terms Similar to Vinblastine:

  • Velban

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Vinblastine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Vinblastine can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Vinblastine

The following list attempts to classify Vinblastine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

External links related to: Vinblastine

Source: Diseases Database

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