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View in Spanish: Loción liposomal T4N5

T4N5 liposomal lotion ( LY-poh-SOH-mul LOH-shun)
A lotion being studied in the treatment of skin cancer and a skin condition called xeroderma pigmentosum. It has an enzyme contained in very tiny, fat-like particles. The enzyme repairs damage caused by ultraviolet radiation. T4N5 liposomal lotion is a type of DNA repair enzyme topical agent. Also called Dimericine.

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