C cell

A type of cell in the thyroid. C cells make calcitonin, a hormone that helps control the calcium level in the blood. … [Read more...]

C-11 choline

A radiotracer consisting of choline labeled with the positron-emitting isotope carbon C 11 with potential imaging use. Upon administration, C-11 choline … [Read more...]

C-11 choline PET-CT scan

A procedure in which a small amount of C-11 choline (a radioactive form of the vitamin choline) is injected into a vein. A scanner and a computer are used to … [Read more...]


An enzyme that is involved in many cell processes, such as cell division. The gene for c-ABL is on chromosome 9. In most patients with chronic myelogenous … [Read more...]


A protein involved in normal cell growth. It is found on some types of cancer cells, including breast and ovarian. Cancer cells removed from the body may be … [Read more...]

c-fos antisense oligonucleotide

A substance that has been studied in the treatment of cancer and is being studied in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and certain skin conditions. It … [Read more...]

c-kit receptor

A protein on the surface of some cells that binds to stem cell factor (a substance that causes certain types of cells to grow). Altered forms of this receptor … [Read more...]

c-Met / VEGFR kinase inhibitor E7050

An orally bioavailable dual kinase inhibitor of c-Met (hepatocyte growth factor receptor) and VEGFR-2 (vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2) tyrosine … [Read more...]

c-Met inhibitor AMG 208

A selective small-molecule inhibitor of the proto-oncogene c-Met with potential antineoplastic activity. c-Met inhibitor AMG 208 inhibits the ligand-dependent … [Read more...]

c-Met inhibitor ARQ 197

An orally bioavailable small molecule inhibitor of c-Met with potential antineoplastic activity. c-Met inhibitor ARQ 197 binds to the c-Met protein and disrupts … [Read more...]