HDAC inhibitor

(...in-HIH-bih-ter)

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

Pronunciation of dictionary term "HDAC inhibitor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor de la HDAC"

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