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View in Spanish: Interleucina-4 PE30KDEL inmunotoxina

Interleukin-4 PE38KDEL 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-4 with a bacterial toxin. Interleukin-4 PE38KDEL immunotoxin is a type of recombinant chimeric protein. Also called interleukin-4 PE38KDEL cytotoxin and NBI-3001.

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