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View in Spanish: Mesilato de SNX-5422

SNX-5422 mesylate (…MEH-zih-layt)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. SNX-5422 mesylate blocks a protein needed for cells to grow and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of heat shock protein 90 inhibitor.

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