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View in Spanish: SB-715992

A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. SB-715992 blocks a protein that tumor cells need to divide. It is a type of mitotic inhibitor. Also called ispinesib.

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