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View in Spanish: Interleucina-13 PE38QQR inmunotoxina

Interleukin-13 PE38QQR immunotoxin (in-ter-LOO-kin … IH-myoo-noh-TOK-sin)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by combining interleukin-13 with a toxin from bacteria. It is a type of recombinant chimeric protein.

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