OBO ID: CHEBI:28445
Term Name: vincristine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+)-Vincristine
  • 22-oxo-vincaleukoblastine
  • 22-oxovincaleukoblastine
  • leucristine
  • leurocristine
  • oncovin
  • vincristin
  • Vincristine
  • vinkristin
Definition: A vinca alkaloid with formula C46H56N4O10 found in the Madagascar periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus. It is used (commonly as the corresponding sulfate salt)as a chemotherapy drug for the treatment of leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, breast cancer and head and neck cancer.
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Ontology: Chebi
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