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The development of proteasome inhibitors as anticancer drugs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15144949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The ubiquitin-proteasome pathway plays a central role in the targeted destruction of cellular proteins, including cell cycle regulatory proteins. Because these pathways are critical for the proliferation and survival of all cells, and in particular cancerous cells, proteasome inhibition is a potentially attractive anticancer therapy. Based on encouraging cytotoxic activity, bortezomib was the first proteasome inhibitor to be evaluated in clinical trials. Efficacy and safety results from a phase 2 clinical trial contributed to approval of bortezomib for use in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least 2 prior therapies and have demonstrated disease progression on their last therapy.
Julian Adams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer cell     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1535-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer Cell     Publication Date:  2004 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-17     Completed Date:  2004-06-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101130617     Medline TA:  Cancer Cell     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  417-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use*
Boronic Acids / therapeutic use*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Multiple Myeloma / drug therapy*
Protease Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Pyrazines / therapeutic use*
Ubiquitins / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Boronic Acids; 0/Protease Inhibitors; 0/Pyrazines; 0/Ubiquitins; 0/bortezomib

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