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Medical Term:

P-glycoprotein 1

 

Definition: Adenosine-triphosphate-dependent cell membrane protein pump present in various tissues that removes xenobiotics. Its presence in neoplastic cells confers resistance to multiple antineoplastic agents.

Synonym(s): multidrug-resistant protein CD243

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