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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Romidepsina

Romidepsin (ROH-mih-DEP-sin)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. Romidepsin is a type of depsipeptide and histone deacetylase inhibitor. Also called FR901228 and Istodax.



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