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  • n. A farnesyltransferase inhibitor with possible anticancer applications.

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  • The researchers examined the effects of an experimental cancer drug, tipifarnib, in a strain of mice genetically engineered to develop cardiovascular damage similar to that seen in progeria patients.

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  • The farnesyltransferase inhibitor (FTI) tipifarnib is effective in some patients with refractory or relapsed acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to a report in the June 15th issue of Blood.

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  • Building upon its past experiments in cells and mice, the NIH-led team examined the effects of an experimental cancer drug, tipifarnib, in a strain of mice genetically engineered to develop cardiovascular damage similar to that seen in progeria patients.

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