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  • vascular endothelial growth factor


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  • The drug inhibits an angiogenesis factor called VEGF, which is abundant in glioblastomas.

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  • Motesanib was designed to starve tumor cells of the blood supply they need to grow by blocking a protein called VEGF, which is involved in the growth of blood vessels that feed tumors.

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  • Systemic blockade was selected over intravitreal injection because these studies are intended to assess the effect of sustained and long-term VEGF inhibition in adult mice.

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  • In support of this, it has been demonstrated that long-term VEGF (8 wk) blockade in the rat leads to RGC apoptosis

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  • However, in light of the work of Dr. D'Amore and others, in elucidating possible systemic and ocular side effects of these drugs, "caution must be exercised in identifying patients at increased risk of problems with long - = term VEGF blockade, and potential side effects must be detected early in the assessment of patients who will require repeated dosages of anti-VEGF agents."


  • The drug, called VEGF Trap-Eye, is designed to treat wet age-related macular degeneration.

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  • Eylea, also known as VEGF Trap-Eye, is a fusion protein designed to bind two proteins that are involved in the abnormal growth of new blood vessels.

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  • EYLEA (aflibercept injection) for intravitreal use, also known as VEGF Trap-Eye, is a fully human fusion protein, consisting of portions of VEGF receptors 1 and 2, that binds all forms of VEGF-A along with the related Placental Growth Factor (PlGF).

  • Avastin blocks vascular endothelial growth factor, or VEGF, which is needed to form blood vessels to feed tumors.

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  • In Avastin's case, it blocks a growth factor called VEGF that's important in the formation of new blood vessels.



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