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- n. Plural form of epothilone.
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The drug, also known by its generic name ixabepilone, falls into a new class of drugs known as epothilones.
Genzyme says tasidotin, a dolastatin analogue, has a unique mechanism of action that appears to differ from other microtubule stabilizers such as taxanes and epothilones as well as tubulin inhibitors such as Vinca alkaloids.