alvocidib

Definition / meaning of alvocidib

A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. It stops cells from dividing and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitor. Also called flavopiridol and HMR 1275.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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