Phase I clinical trial of the inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase inhibitor mycophenolate mofetil (cellcept) in advanced multiple myeloma patients.

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PURPOSE Inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) inhibitors have been used to induce leukemia blast cell differentiation but have not been tested in multiple myeloma for activity. Currently, available IMPDH inhibitor, mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), which is known as an immunosuppressant, was shown to induce apoptosis in myeloma cell lines. On the basis of… (More)

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