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Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin beta (Code C38687)

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Preferred Name: Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin beta

Definition: A pegylated form of recombinant human erythropoietin, a glycosylated protein naturally produced in the kidney that stimulates erythrocyte production in the bone marrow. Methoxypolyethylene glycol epoetin beta may reverse anemias induced by cancer therapy. (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A substance that is being studied in the treatment of anemia in patients who are receiving chemotherapy. It is a form of erythropoietin (a substance produced in the kidneys that stimulates the production of red blood cells) that has been changed in the laboratory.

Label: Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin beta

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38687 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1701991  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Continuous Erythropoietin Receptor Activator
methoxypolyethylene glycol epoetin beta
Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin beta
Mircera
Ro 50-3821

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 339378
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 339378 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1701991

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure
code C38687
Legacy_Concept_Name Methoxypolyethylene_Glycol_Epoetin_beta
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C38687

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