"Pentostatin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A potent inhibitor of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE. The drug induces APOPTOSIS of LYMPHOCYTES, and is used in the treatment of many lymphoproliferative malignancies, particularly HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA. It is also synergistic with some other antineoplastic agents and has immunosuppressive activity.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pentostatin" by people in Profiles.
Drug-induced thrombotic microangiopathy: Experience of the Oklahoma Registry and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin. Am J Hematol. 2015 May; 90(5):406-10.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS) following treatment with deoxycoformycin in a patient with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (Sezary syndrome): A case report. Am J Hematol. 1999 Aug; 61(4):268-70.
Levels of endogenous adenosine in rat striatum. II. Regulation of basal and N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced levels by inhibitors of adenosine transport and metabolism. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1998 May; 285(2):568-72.