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Paclitaxel Poliglumex



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Microtubule inhibitor

Antineoplastic agent: Antimitotic


Chemical Name

poly(L-glutamic acid) partly Ý-esterified by (2R,3S)-3-benzamido-1-{[4,10β-bis(acetoxy)-2α-(benzoyloxy)-1,7β-dihydroxy-9-oxo-5,20-epoxytax-11-en-13α-yl]oxy}-1-oxo-3-phenylpropan-2-yl (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Paclitaxelum poliglumex (Latin)
  • Paclitaxel poliglumex (German)
  • Paclitaxel poliglumex (French)
  • Paclitaxel poliglumex (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Paclitaxel Poliglumex (OS: USAN)
  • CT-2103 (IS)
  • PG-TXL (IS)
  • UNII-TQ64FZ98ZN (IS)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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