histone deacetylase inhibitor

(HIS-tone dee-uh-SEH-tih-lays in-HIH-bih-ter)

A substance that causes a chemical change that stops tumor cells from dividing. Histone deacetylase inhibitors are being studied in the treatment of cancer. Also called HDAC inhibitor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "histone deacetylase inhibitor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor de la histona deacetilasa"

Sustancia que produce un cambio químico que impide que las células tumorales se multipliquen. Los inhibidores de la histona deacetilasa están en estudio para el tratamiento de cáncer. También se llama inhibidor de la HDAC.