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Shark Cartilage (Code C2318)

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Preferred Name: Shark Cartilage

Definition: A nutritional supplement gleaned from the exoskeleton of the shark. Shark cartilage inhibits metalloproteinases (MMPs) and possesses antiangiogenic and antimetastatic properties. (NCI04)

Label: Shark Cartilage

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2318 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0281563  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
BeneFin (Lane Shark Cartilage Powder)
Shark Cartilage

External Source Codes: 
NSC Code 706457 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 304435
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 304435 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0281563

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C2318
Legacy_Concept_Name Shark_Cartilage
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: Yes  


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