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View in Spanish: Poliglutamato de camptotecina

Polyglutamate camptothecin (PAH-lee-GLOO-tuh-mayt KAMP-toh-THEK-in)
A form of the anticancer drug camptothecin that may have fewer side effects and work better than camptothecin. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of DNA topoisomerase inhibitor. Also called CT-2106.

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