MTP-PE

MTP-PE

Pharmacology A synthetic lipophilic analog of the bacterial cell wall component, muramyl dipeptide, that is 'bundled' in fat, in a liposomal vesicle and delivered into the pulmonary vasculature, theoretically triggering the tumorilytic machinery of the pulmonary macrophages; MTP-PE has been evaluated for managing metastatic osteosarcoma
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