Onconase

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Onconase

Experimental oncology
A ribonuclease derived from the oocytes of the frog Rana pipiens, which was in clinical trials for treating mesothelioma.
 
Adverse effects
Anorexia, flushing, vertigo.

Onconase®

P30 Protein Oncology A ribonuclease-like protein derived from frog–Rana pipiens–embryos, said to be effective against some CAs–eg, mesothelioma. See Unproven methods for cancer management.
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