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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la cinasa Aurora AT9283

Aurora kinase inhibitor AT9283 (uh-ROR-uh KY-nays in-HIH-bih-ter)
A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It blocks enzymes (Aurora kinases) involved in cell division and may kill cancer cells. Aurora kinase inhibitor AT9283 is a type of serine/threonine protein kinase inhibitor. Also called AT9283.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.