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Afimoxifene (Code C975)

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Preferred Name: Afimoxifene

Definition: A tamoxifen metabolite with both estrogenic and anti-estrogenic effects. Afimoxifene has a higher affinity for the estrogen receptor than tamoxifen, and functions as an antagonist in breast cancer cells.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A form of the drug tamoxifen that is made by the body after taking tamoxifen. It can also be made in the laboratory, and may help decrease breast density. A topical form of 4-hydroxytamoxifen is being studied in breast cancer screening.

Display Name: Afimoxifene

Label: Afimoxifene

NCI Thesaurus Code: C975 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C2347999  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
4-(1-(4-(2-(Dimethylamino)ethoxy)phenyl)-2-phenylbut-1-enyl)phenol
4-Hydroxy-Tamoxifen
4-Hydroxytamoxifen
4-hydroxytamoxifen
4-OHT
Afimoxifene
AFIMOXIFENE

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 68047-06-3 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
CAS Registry Number 68392-35-8 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code 17197F0KYM
ChEBI ID CHEBI:44616 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 371709
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 371709 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C2347999

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C975
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name _4-Hydroxy-Tamoxifen
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
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=C975

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